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6 Simple Dos and Don’ts for Feeding an Extreme Picky Eater

6 Simple Dos and Don’ts for Feeding an Extreme Picky Eater

This article discusses 6 simple things you can do to make feeding an extreme picky eater easier and to help them try new foods. Is your child stuck eating a small number of foods? Are you packing food for them every time you leave the house and worried they will never...

5 signs that your child’s eating could be more than picky eating

5 signs that your child’s eating could be more than picky eating

This article discusses when your child’s eating habits might be more than picky eating. Does this sound familiar? As a baby your child ate everything. They even loved salmon and broccoli! Then, suddenly, their palate became much more discerning and your child started...

Mealtime Tips

What to Do When a Child Refuses to Eat – 8 Simple Solutions

What to Do When a Child Refuses to Eat – 8 Simple Solutions

Few things are as frustrating as making a meal that your child refuses to eat. (To be clear, I’m not talking about chronic refusal or inability to eat, but the occasions that happen every so often.) You’re doing everything right. You know they need to eat, but the...

5 Mealtime Musts to Improve Picky Eating

5 Mealtime Musts to Improve Picky Eating

We can’t talk about picky eating solutions without addressing mealtimes. When providing the right structure, support, and opportunities, mealtimes can be the springboard that allows your picky eater to begin eating new foods. Think of these five principles as your new...

Picky Eating

6 Simple Dos and Don’ts for Feeding an Extreme Picky Eater

6 Simple Dos and Don’ts for Feeding an Extreme Picky Eater

This article discusses 6 simple things you can do to make feeding an extreme picky eater easier and to help them try new foods. Is your child stuck eating a small number of foods? Are you packing food for them every time you leave the house and worried they will never...

For Sensory Eaters

5 Simple Summer Sensory Food Play Ideas to Improve Picky Eating

5 Simple Summer Sensory Food Play Ideas to Improve Picky Eating

Sensory food play is a fun and effective way to help picky eaters eat more fruits and vegetables.  Serving a picky eater new foods is an important way to help them learn to eat new foods. But simply offering new foods and providing new food exposures often is not...

5 Fun Spring Sensory Food Play Ideas to Help Picky Eaters 

5 Fun Spring Sensory Food Play Ideas to Help Picky Eaters 

Sensory food play is a simple but effective solution to help picky eaters add new foods to their diets. These sensory food play ideas for picky eaters allow children to interact with food in a low-pressure way, which increases a picky eater's willingness to try new...

5 Fun Fall Food Activities for Picky Eaters

5 Fun Fall Food Activities for Picky Eaters

This article shares fun fall food activities that can help picky eaters start to feel more comfortable with new foods.     Research shows that positive food interactions and repeated exposures to new foods increases both a child’s willingness to eat and the...

Food Play

4 Reasons Why You Should Let Kids Play With Their Food 

4 Reasons Why You Should Let Kids Play With Their Food 

Yes! You should let kids play with their food!    This article discusses the benefits of playing with food for picky eaters, what food play for picky eaters is, and shares ideas for how kids can play with food.      "Don't play with your food" is a...

5 Simple Summer Sensory Food Play Ideas to Improve Picky Eating

5 Simple Summer Sensory Food Play Ideas to Improve Picky Eating

Sensory food play is a fun and effective way to help picky eaters eat more fruits and vegetables.  Serving a picky eater new foods is an important way to help them learn to eat new foods. But simply offering new foods and providing new food exposures often is not...

10 Fun and Easy Ways to Garden With Your Picky Eater 

10 Fun and Easy Ways to Garden With Your Picky Eater 

Today we're sharing 10 fun and easy gardening ideas for picky eaters. Gardening is a fun and low pressure activity that can improve picky eating. Children who grow food in a garden are more likely to eat fruits and vegetables. Plus, gardening can increase confidence...