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Get Food Ideas Specifically For Picky Eaters!

 

If you’re worried about your picky eater’s nutrition, want to make mealtimes less stressful and need some insider tricks to get your picky eaters eating then grab our Picky Eater Meal Ideas Free Printable!

Are There Sensory Red Flags You Could Be Missing?

 

It’s so frustrating when your child has frequent meltdowns, never stops moving, or doesn’t listen. These are all signs of sensory "issues" but there are more.  Learn more with our 21 Sensory Red Flags You Might Be Missing.

How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods

 

It’s alarming when your baby refuses or has trouble chewing their food. They may spit it out, gag, or refuse to even try. You need a plan! How about 10 simple steps to teach your baby how to eat table foods.

Feeding Baby or Toddler

Feeding your baby or toddler can feel overwhelming. Whether it’s time to introduce solids, wean from a bottle, or transition to table foods you’ll find it all here from a pediatric occupational therapist that has specialized in early feeding development. 

Setting a foundation for good eating habits at this age can help prevent or lessen picky eating.  

To help you maximize nutrition and your child’s variety of foods we’ve got you covered with tons of finger foods for babies and toddlers, including high calorie foods for babies, as well as toddler lunch and breakfast ideas.

 

5 Quick Tricks for the Toddler that Won’t Eat Dinner

Help, my toddler won’t eat dinner! We’ve got you covered with 5 quick tricks you can start using right away to help your toddler at the dinner table. Plus, some toddler approved dinner ideas too.     Little Jack was lifted into his highchair while his mom was hoping with all her heart that he would eat tonight’s dinner and not just throw it all over the floor. She was getting worried. Jack ate okay at breakfast and lunch, although he...

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The Best 9 Month Old Baby Food + Table Food Ideas!

Get simple 9 month old baby food and table food ideas from a pediatric occupational therapist. This is a critical window of time for babies learning to eat. Learn how to maximize it. Includes 14 different 9 month old meal ideas!      Around 9 months old begins an important transition for most babies… The transition from baby food to table or finger foods. It’s a little overwhelming. Even though I had helped dozens of families through...

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Does Your Kid Have Table Manners? What You Need to Worry About and When

Learn what kids table manners your child “should” have and at what age. Plus, when you should consider exceptions to some of the most popular kids table manners!     Lay your napkin on your lap, put your pinky out when taking a polite sip of water, and place your fork upside down on your plate when you’re finished.  That’s proper table etiquette after all. Should your child follow those rules?  Probably not, but surely...

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The Complete Guide for Breastfed Babies that Refuse Bottles

“My baby won’t take a bottle,” are words that have come out of my own mouth, and boy was it stressful. Get 11 incredible tips to help your breastfed baby take a bottle. Plus, the best bottles for breastfed babies.      What to Do When Baby Won’t Take A Bottle! I can still remember the stress, anxiety, and absolute overwhelm when I was a mother for the first time 7 years ago and I realized: my baby won’t take a bottle....

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A Weekly Meal Plan of Table Foods For Your Baby or Toddler: So You Can Save Your Sanity

Get quick and easy ideas for a healthy meal plan for 1 year olds, toddlers, and babies that are learning to eat table foods! 7 days of ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.    It can be tricky figuring out what to feed your baby and toddler once they are eating table foods and aren’t just relying on a baby food pouch. In fact, you might rely on that pouch too much if you don’t have a plan. A meal plan with some ideas about how to get 3...

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5 Things Parents Wish They’d Known Sooner About Feeding Their Baby or Toddler

How many times a day do toddlers need to eat? How do you teach a baby to chew? And, how do you wean? Find out the answers to these pressing feeding questions from parents about their babies and toddlers inside…   This is the second installment of our Ask Me Anything series. Our Your Kid’s Table newsletter community submitted hundreds of smart and wise questions to get answered by an occupational therapist and feeding/sensory expert, that’s...

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7 Mealtime Rituals That Keep Kids at the Table Longer

Get 7 simple ways to help keep your child seated at the table longer so they stop getting up or only eat for a few minutes! Don’t miss this if you’ve got a busy toddler or a picky eater. It’s probably one of the most common questions I get asked here on Your Kid’s Table: How do I get my kid to stay seated at the table to eat? So many parents struggle to figure out the “trick” that will keep their kid in the chair at mealtimes....

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5 Weight Gain Tips for Picky Kids & Toddlers

Learn 5 ways to safely increase weight gain for kids. A must read for parents of picky eaters or babies and toddlers that are refusing food. Get weight gain recipes and high calorie ingredients too! Affiliate links used below.   When your child doesn’t eat well because they are a picky eater or have some sort of feeding difficulty, there’s often a concern about their weight and height. Basically, are they growing the way they should? Sometimes we...

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Why Food Before One is Just For Fun is Dangerous Advice

Food before one is just for fun is popular advice for parents before their baby’s first birthday, but sometimes following that advice can do a lot more harm than good. Find out when you shouldn’t follow this sometimes dangerous advice!   Have you heard the adage: “Food before one is just for fun”? While it’s a catchy little phrase that definitely has some truth to it, as an occupational therapist, I’ve also seen it hurt...

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How to Wean Your Child From Tube Feedings to Eating By Mouth

Does your child have an ng-tube or g-tube so that they can get the calories and nutrients they need? Kids that have a feeding tube can learn to eat and chew! Get the step-by-step how-to instructions for weaning from tube feedings. Affiliate links used below.   Some children need a feeding tube to eat because they aren’t able to eat or manage their food safely. Or, in some cases, their picky eating becomes very severe. If a child absolutely refuses to...

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