Category Archives: Topic Thursday

So many steps!

When the average person gets hungry, they eat. Sometimes, they even think about a delicious food, their mouth starts to water, they get excited about obtaining said food, and they look forward to their snack or meal. This is why … Continue reading

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Cue the Experts!

I do a lot of repeat topics. Sorry about that. There are just some points that are worth repeating. Today, a poster on Facebook reminded me of the overabundance of opinion (and some fact) that a person can find when … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of Behavior

There are many mixed emotions about behavior intervention with children. In the feeding world, ABA (applied behavior analysis) is code for torture in some circles. Although I believe in the effectiveness of ABA therapy for maladaptive feeding behaviors, this post … Continue reading

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Feeding. It’s not just about the child.

Feeding is complex. People take it for granted, and also have a lack of appreciation for the stress that comes with a child who isn’t thriving due to feeding difficulties. Even if a child ‘meets the numbers’ of weight gain, … Continue reading

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Failure to Thrive

Failure to thrive. Think about that. Think about how those three words impact a parent. My child is not thriving. This is a term used to illustrate a lack of expected weight gain, and can be linked to many diagnoses. … Continue reading

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