Learn exactly what pocketing food is, strategies to move past it, and why kids, toddlers, and even babies will pocket their food! She said, “My daughter does this really weird thing… she doesn’t swallow her food and holds it in her mouth, sometimes for hours.” My first response to her was that, as strange as it seems, it’s quite common for feeding therapists to see, and it’s called pocketing food. Pocketing food can play...
Mega List of Toddler Meal Ideas
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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
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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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Some babies and toddlers have a hard time learning to eat solids, table, and finger foods. When they do there are some damaging myths that must be busted so they can learn to eat! It’s not talked about a lot. I suppose it’s rooted in the fact that a lot of doctors and professionals aren’t trained in feeding delays. For many, when babies and/or toddlers don’t want to or can’t eat table foods, the most common response is,...
Learn how to make sense out of sensory issues in babies! And, get specific tips for helping support babies with sensory issues so that together, you can overcome and manage the signs and symptoms. When I was pregnant with my first child, I dreamed about my to-be son having my blue eyes and his father’s sense of humor. But, because I was a pediatric OT, I often let my mind wonder if he would have any challenges, as I knew there were many that any...
Find out exactly what it means for a child to have an oral aversion, why some kids experience oral aversions, and most importantly how to overcome oral aversions! Has your child ever refused to eat… most kids have at one time or another. Has it ever been a persistent and consistent refusal to bring food anywhere near their face? Or, has your baby acted like a bottle of milk was poison when you brought it towards their mouth? It’s utterly...
Need help with your baby or toddler throwing food on the floor during meals? Get these easy strategies you can start using today from a mom and feeding therapist that’s been there. I’ve been pushed over the edge during countless meals because another piece of food, a whole plate of dinner, or a straw cup filled with milk, soared through the air to splatter all over the floor at the hands of my baby or toddler. It absolutely grated on my nerves...