What Type of Parent are You at the Dinner Table
    February 20, 2014
    What Type of Parent are You at the Dinner Table?

    One of the fascinating aspects of being a feeding therapist that works with children in their homes is that I get to see first-hand the variations in parenting styles. One particular family was memora…

    Picky Eating at Dinner
    April 12, 2013
    Picky Eating at Dinner

    As a feeding therapist, I work closely with the parents of picky eaters.  Parents are often stressed and have tried everything in their power to get their kids to eat nutritious foods.  When I ask a…

    Picky Eating in the School Cafeteria
    April 11, 2013
    Picky Eating in the School Cafeteria

    Most parents tell me that their elementary school child has 20 to 25 minutes to enter the school cafeteria,  search for his lunchbox buried in a portable tub, find a place to sit, open all the contai…

    Picky Eating at Lunch
    April 10, 2013
    Picky Eating at Lunch

    The following is #3 in a 5 part series on helping children become more adventurous eaters. Parents tell me that lunch is typically the best meal of the day for picky eaters – meaning they’ll eat …

    Picky Eating at Breakfast
    April 9, 2013
    Picky Eating at Breakfast

    The following is #2 in a 5 part series on helping children become more adventurous eaters. Ah, breakfast! The most important meal of the day, right? If you are parenting a picky eater, it can also be …

    Picky Eating Day after Day after Day
    April 8, 2013
    Picky Eating: Day after Day after Day

    “Ugh! I never thought I would have a picky eater. Day after day, meal after meal, so many opportunities to totally FAIL as a parent!” Parenting a picky eater can be frustrating and stressful, caus…