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Mega List of Toddler Meal Ideas


Tons of Inspiration

Your toddler is now eating real food and you need ideas to get food in their belly that quick, nutritous, and safe!  Grab this list to make getting breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the table fast and easy.

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Get The Types of Foods That Picky Eaters Actually Eat!


End Stressful Mealtimes

You’re kinda worried about your picky eater’s nutrition, not to mention the struggle trying to prepare a family meal that everyone will actually eat! And, you need some insider tricks and tips for foods that picky eaters won’t turn their nose up at.

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Are There Sensory Red Flags You Could Be Missing?


Sensory Needs in Kids


It’s so frustrating that your child always tantrums, seems edgy, or doesn’t listen. Or, maybe they have some weird quirks and habits that you don’t get? But, you can’t shake the feeling that something deeper is going on. It could be related to their sensory processing!

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How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods


Chew like a champ

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 the way to eat their food.

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Mega List of Toddler Meal Ideas


Tons of Inspirations


Your toddler is now eating real food and you need ideas to get food in their belly that quick, nutritous, and safe!  Grab this list to make getting breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the table fast and easy.

Click below to snag the Toddler Meal Idea Mega List

Morning Sensory Routines to Get the Day Started On The Right Foot

Lots of kids struggle getting up in the morning, getting out the door, or being focused at school or daycare. Use these 7 morning sensory routines full of sensory activities and positive parenting skills!    It’s a story I’ve heard 1000 times… They’re so irritable when they wake up in the morning, they cry/yell/tantrum/start fights, won’t eat breakfast…   They’re so wild in the morning, it’s...


How to make a Smooth Transition Back to School after Holiday Break 

It’s common for kids to struggle to transition from the mid-year long holiday break to returning to school. Learn how to help your child have as smooth of a transition as possible this year! A must-read for kids with sensory processing needs, SPD, ADHD, anxiety, and ASD.   I had no idea what had happened. My son never had a problem going to school or leaving me. I didn’t see it coming when in first grade, after the long holiday break, he began...


What is Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD)?  A Diagnosis for Extreme Picky Eaters

Learn exactly what this new diagnosis of Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) means for picky eater kids, how it differs from ARFID, and how to help kids overcome PFD with ways that align that with positive parenting.     Have you heard the news? As of October 1st, 2021 there is a brand new diagnosis for kids. It’s called Pediatric Feeding Disorder, or PFD, and is much needed. As an occupational therapist that specializes in feeding, my hope is...


7 Ways to Help Kids Sensitive to Hair Brushing!

Does your kid hate or freak out when it’s time to get their hair brushed? You’re not alone! Try these 7 ways to help kids with sensory issues and needs with hair brushing. Get the best hairbrush and detangle picks too!    Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   A lot of kids don’t like getting their hair brushed, but some kids have a down right freak out, scream at the top of their lungs, or run and hide in terror...


Why Some Kids Gag and Throw Up When They Eat or Even Look at Food!

Does your kid gag or throw up when they look at, touch, or taste a new or different food? It seems odd and is worrisome, but it’s critical to understand why your child is gagging/vomiting and how you can help them!   Your heart skips a beat when you see your child gag. Are they choking? Are they going to throw up? Is everything okay??? You rush to their side to figure out what’s going on, but it’s unclear why they’re gagging or even...


4 Simple After School Routines That Will Cut Out Chaos

After school routines can help kids calm and transition back to being at home after a long school day. Check out these 4 simple after school routines for kids of all ages.   She walked in the door after a 7 hour school day and already seemed edgy.  When her mom asked her how her day was, she said “Terrible.” Unfortunately, this response wasn’t any cause for alarm because Kayla often reported the school day was awful, bad, or terrible....


7 Yoga Poses to Calm Kids Down FAST!

Get your hands on 7 yoga poses that are easy for kids, but help them calm down whether their anxious, overstimulated, or have sensory issues. Easy to follow photos and descriptions for each calming yoga pose for kids.   It’s no secret that more than ever kids are struggling with anxiety and sensory issues. Both can cause a child to be edgy, upset, sensitive, or hyper. Those actions and emotions put kids on high alert or may even lead to a sensory...


The Best Fidget Toys for School that Help with Wiggles and Attention

Find the perfect fidget toy for school to help your child focus and sit still while they’re learning in the classroom. You’ll also learn what fidget toys teachers can’t stand and usually ban from their classrooms!     Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   It’s time for back to school, and while you may be excited to embrace that school routine again, you also want to give your kid some tools to help them...


Hey OT’s and PT’s: Why you need to test for Retained Primitive Reflexes

Learn what retained primitive reflexes are, why we should test to see if kids have them, and how to help them integrate these reflexes so they don’t interfere with development. A must-read for pediatric occupational and physical therapists.   Today, I’m talking to my fellow occupational therapists and physical therapists out there working with kids in any capacity. Whether you treat at a school, early intervention, hospital, clinic, or out-patient...


The Top 10 Ways to Avoid Autism Meltdowns!

Learn 10 do-able ways to avoid autism meltdowns with your child from a pediatric OT and mom to a child with Autism.       You feel air reverberating as your child’s fist slams onto the floor. His face reddens and his voice shrieks. Your ears ring with a vibrating shrill.   You’re worn down with thoughts of…not again….. Wondering if you have the endurance to make it through another meltdown before it consumes you. You might feel...


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