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(The parents of) Picky Eaters are People Too

In my humble opinion, feeding difficulties can be placed along a spectrum of severity that ranges from ‘typical kid who is uncooperative occasionally’ to ‘child with severe, persistent, maladaptive behaviors, usually in conjunction with a history of medical and or … 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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The Lazy (or wannabe) Food Snob

Even though almost anyone new that I meet assumes that I have a background in nutrition, sadly, I do not. I support families who are struggling to get their kiddos to eat. I help them figure out what the obstacles … Continue reading

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Empathy. It’s what’s for dinner.

“Why are these olives on my plate?” “Hm. I dunno.” (Smile) “Have you ever eaten an olive?” “No, I don’t think so. Have you?” “No. We should try them at the same time.” “Eh.” “Claire, mommy has never tried an … Continue reading

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