Tips to Combat Toddler Food Refusal: Introducing New Foods – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below! By Cara Caddy OTR/L TEIS Occupational Therapist It’s 5 pm again.. dinner time. You walk into the house and the aroma of spaghetti and meatballs hits your nose. Your stomach grumbles and you imagine how wonderful the food will taste. That is not the reality of life with a toddler! You look in the freezer- chicken nuggets , again? Crackers? Toast? What do I feed my child?? He has a meltdown…

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How And When To Encourage Utensil Use for Meals – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below! By Annika Zalleck MOT OTR/L TEIS Occupational Therapist Children are always ready to grow up faster than their parents want them to and this is true when it comes to wanting to feed themselves during meals! Older babies and toddlers want to become more independent and are usually grabbing at spoons while they are being fed by their parents from an early age.  When it is appropriate to start giving your…

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Pumping or Breastfeeding? — TWINS Magazine – Parenting Twins Article

Deciding the best way to feed your twins may mean that some careful consideration is necessary. What is better – breastfeeding or pumping? The short answer is there is no right or wrong answer. Just what is best for you and your babies. When it comes to a twin pregnancy, the decision becomes even more difficult. As you get ready to welcome your twins you know there are plenty of unknowns in your near future. What will it be like?…

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