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Starting Solid Foods

Starting solid foods with your baby can be an exciting and nerve racking time. Here you’ll find the best practices for how to spoon feed, when to introduce baby food, and how to transition to table foods. Looking for food ideas? Grab our Mega List of Foods for Babies and Toddlers below!

Top 5 Guides for Starting Solids

Child Development Skills

If you want to support and encourage kids' overall developmental skills, you’re in the right place.  You’ll find incredible guides here on core strength, fine motor skills, executive functioning skills, and lots more. Check it all out below!

Top 5 Developmental Skill Guides

School Age Kids

From preschoolers to kindergartners all the way up through the elementary school aged years, this is the place to get all the strategies targeted towards school age kids! Check out our free meal plan for kids and how to help kids fall asleep!


Learn more about kids nutrition, especially as it pertains to picky eaters! Find tasty recipes, portion size recommendations, and even how to teach kids about nutrition.

Top 5 Nutrition for Kids Guides


With every one of our picky eater and family friendly recipes, you’ll find simple strategies for helping kids learn to explore and enjoy them. Check out some of our faves like potato skins, crispy green beans, or our mega list of vegetable recipes!

Sensory Issues

This is the place for ALL things sensory: sensory processing, sensory diet, sensory activities, sensory toys, and more, because as OT’s, sensory is our thing!  Get started by grabbing our printable list of 21 sensory red flags you might be missing.

Sensory Diets

A sensory diet is all about meeting your child’s sensory needs to calm, regulate, and improve focus through specific sensory diet activities. Grab our free sensory diet template and list of sensory diet activities below!

Sensory Toys

Sensory toys can be amazing for encouraging any child’s development, but it's especially helpful for regulating kids with sensory issues. Figure out which sensory toys, like fidgets or a sensory swing are best for your child below.

How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods

As OT’s, we’ve worked with A LOT of babies and toddlers that won’t eat solids. Eating is a skill just like talking or walking, and some babies need more help. Snag our Learn to Eat Table Foods printable to get started!

Top 5 Guides to Help Babies That Won't Eat

Baby & Toddler Feeding Milestones

In the first few years of life, babies and toddlers go through a lot of different feeding milestones, from learning to chew to drinking from a straw. Here at Your Kid’s Table, you’ll find detailed guides for each of the feeding milestones. Check them out below!

Feeding Therapy

Here you will find all sorts of resources about feeding therapy, including feeding therapy strategies like food chaining. To get a printable of 20+ feeding therapy ideas and oral motor exercises, click below!

Top 5 Feeding Therapy Guides

Occupational Therapy

Our team is all occupational therapists, so here you will find incredible resources for and about pediatric occupational therapy. Some of our top picks to check out are spatial awareness activities, primitive reflex testing, and sensory integration!


We have eating and sensory strategies for teens too, and you can find them all here. Let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to see covered for teens!

Top 5 Guides For Teens


Get the help you need with our library of strategies to help kids progress in their development or overcome a challenge. Check out our specialties: sensory, picky eating, and babies learning to eat.

Ridiculously Do-Able Sensory Integration Activities to Use at Home

Sensory integration activities can have a massive impact on a child’s development. Learn powerful ones that are easy for parents to do at home!   I was so proud of him as he pulled himself up the small wooden ramp on a scooter board, as he crossed his arms one over the next with both of his hands alternating. This activity was difficult for him in so many ways, I knew this as an occupational therapist, but I wondered if his mom knew how powerful the...


Why Bilateral Integration is Critical for Kids and Activities to Improve It

Learn what you, as a parent, need to know about bilateral integration and how it can affect your child’s ability to write, read, and even pay attention in school. And, get over 13 easy bilateral coordination activities for your child.     It’s something most parents never give thought to, but it is a critical part of development. So much is happening when our child plays, climbs, and explores their environment. Skills are being honed and used...


How to Cut Your Kid’s Nails Without Any Tears, Tantrums, or Freak Outs!

Learn how to handle your child’s sensitivity to nail cutting without an epic meltdown with these 10 tips. You’ll know exactly what to do the next time you have to cut their nails!     When I walked into their house, Jane* looked at me as their occupational therapist and didn’t mince words, “I can’t cut Jake’s nails. Can you help me?” She was obviously frustrated, to say the least. Jane knew that this sensitivity...


The Quintessential Guide to Fidgets for Kids

The best fidgets for kids to help with anxiety, focus, attention, and calming down. Learn why fidgets for kids work, when they don’t, and who they’re for.   I was hoping this day would be different, but deep down, I knew it was coming. How could I not, nearly everyday in my son’s last year of preschool he had cried and even clawed at me in desperation as it was time to go into his classroom. We continued to persevere through these difficult...


Sensory Tricks to Help Your Kid Fall Asleep Fast!

Learn how to make a kid fall asleep with these simple tips you can start today. And, discover the secret sensory tricks that can change everything about how your child sleeps. Super important tips for sensory issues, sensory seekers, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism, and ADHD.    Having a child that has trouble sleeping ranks at the top of the I-can’t-take-this-for-one-more-day parenting list, right next to picky eating and potty training. Day...


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