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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.

The Hidden Reason Your Kid Is Lethargic, Unmotivated, and Spaced-Out all the Time!

Kids that are tired all the time, zoned out, or simply not interested in participating in many activities can get labeled as lazy, but there could be a powerful explanation to this behavior: sensory low registration. Learn what it is, how to know if your child has it, and what to do about it.     He’s slumped in his chair, half folded all over his desk. His head is resting on his arm while the teacher stands in front of the classroom teaching....


How to Use Joint Compressions to Focus and Calm

Joint compressions are a free and powerful sensory tool to use to help kids calm down and follow directions! Learn how to do them the right way and when you shouldn’t use them as a sensory activity…   It’s definitely not common knowledge.  It even sounds a little weird. Yet, this special sensory tool doesn’t cost a penny and when it’s done right, almost seems like magic. It’s definitely one of my go-to strategies as an...


Does Your Picky Eater Have Sensory Issues?

Many picky eaters are selective about textures because of their sensory processing, but is sensory affecting other areas of their life? Find out if it is and what you can do today to help them…   Before she even started class, she told me, “I don’t think her picky eating has anything to do with sensory. She never complains about texture, she just doesn’t eat a lot.”  Hmmm, I wasn’t convinced.  Not yet,...


The Hidden Reason Your Kid is Super Sensitive, Hyper, or Bad!

So many kids are commonly labeled as super sensitive, hyperactive, or just plain bad. But, there’s often a reason for these behaviors and challenges that most parents aren’t taught about. Find out what it is… We like to put labels on things. Everything from our food to our clothing style (got a boho, athletic, or classic style?)  There’s nothing wrong with that, it helps us categorize and understand the world around us. Part of that...


How to Use Deep Pressure the Right Way

Learn how to use deep pressure to help your kid calm down and focus. And, discover over 9 deep pressure activities you can use in your home.    Do you have a kid that loves to crawl into tight spaces? Do they give great big bear hugs? Or, maybe they love to hang on the jungle gym, letting their body dangle? As parents, it’s easy to overlook those preferences and chalk them up to quirks, but there could be a reason you child climbs behind the couch....


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