Food Learning Without The Fight: The Squiggle Fruits Coloring Book!

One of my favorite things about being a speech therapist has always been making materials for kids, and one of my favorite things about writing this blog and adding to the FREE Feeding Resource Library is being able to share materials with so many more kids than I can reach every day in therapy!  I’m super excited to share the newest freebie in the FREE Feeding Resource Library: the printable Learn To Love Food Squiggle Fruits Coloring Book! Continue reading

Help Picky Eaters Explore New Foods!

help picky eaters explore new foodsI love the word explore because exploring requires curiosity. When we get curious we put fear aside and approach something with a playful attitude, willing to try something new. This is exactly the attitude we want picky eaters to have when approaching new foods. We say, “I don’t know much about this food. And that’s ok. Let’s learn about it. What happens if I do this?” We start asking questions, exploring and learning!  Continue reading

Focus On Time At The Table

Focus on time at the tableOur end-goal is always for kids to eat a healthy, well-rounded diet full of the nutrients their bodies need, but the most effective way to get there isn’t necessarily by eating 3 bites or 5 bites or ‘just one more bite.’   The most effective way to get there is to focus on time at the table. Continue reading

Read A Food Book To Learn About New Foods!

Animal Alphabet Children's BookLearning about food can happen throughout the day in all experiences and a food book is the perfect way to learn about food anywhere, anytime!  My promotional food play book arrived this weekend which made me think about all of the amazing children’s books out there that can help your child learn about food!

And, now the Animal Alphabet food art e-book is FREE for you in the Resource Library! Sign up here to get access to the Animal Alphabet and all of the resources in the Free Resource Library! Continue reading