I’d like to believe I’m a breast feeding pro since I nursed my first kiddo for 13 months… but apparently the first time I did it all wrong. If only I knew then what I know now… I experienced 13 months of painful breast feeding. I was stubborn and determined to make it to a Continue reading
From the Mother of Child with Picky Eating/Problem Feeding and/or Sensory Challenges: A Letter For the Host on the Holidays
As a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist who specializes in feeding and treats children from both a sensori-motor standpoint, I have compiled a letter that you might find useful for the upcoming holidays. In the past, this has been a VERY stressful time for some of our families. We’ve always suggested drafting a letter to Continue reading
Should I let my child suck their thumb? 3 Myth’s you need to be aware of now.
The first question I always ask is, how old is your child? Children learn to suck their thumb in utero and some will continue to suck their thumb to soothe themselves outside the womb as well. My own daughter did this and I have a sonogram video in utero and another video in her first Continue reading
Don’t cut out the snacks!
It is a MYTH that children only need to eat 3 times a day. In fact, they should eat twice that much! Six times a day would be ideal. I can’t tell you how many “trainings” or blogs with advice to just “cut out the snacks” exist out there. No No No!!!!!! After 16-18 months Continue reading
How to Stop Post-School Meltdowns and Keep Everyone Happy
Does your child come home from school and go into a full-blown meltdown? This should tell you, something needs to change. But what? That’s what we are here to discuss today! It is okay for your child to come home from school and feel tired, occasionally have had a rough day and need to let Continue reading