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Feeding and Picky Eating

Eating should be one of life’s greatest joys. Sharing a meal with your family is a chance to relax, unwind, and bond. Unfortunately, when a child is a picky or problem eater, mealtime is often chaotic and exasperating. If your child can’t or won’t eat, it’s important for his/her health, and your peace of mind, that you make a change now.

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Feeding Milestones

Even if your child is older, it is important to know which milestones were hit on time or missed

When is Picky Eating a Problem?

A picky eater won’t starve himself, but a problem eater might.

Picky Eating and Feeding Services

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It seems like no matter where you go these days, or who you’re with, you can’t escape childhood picky eating. Maybe it’s one of your kids, a relative or a friend’s kid. Whatever the case, I can say with confidence that you have a child in your life who is described as “a very picky [...]

It’s hard to understand why otherwise healthy, “typically developing” kids, are refusing to eat all but a few foods. It is even more difficult to understand why problem eaters continually eliminate foods from their small list of acceptable foods. Having spent most of my adult life helping these kids and their families, I can tell [...]

When it comes to a child’s eating habits, it seems like there’s never any shortage of people wanting to weigh in. If your child can’t or won’t eat a balanced diet, you’ve likely been offered all kinds of advice from friends, relatives, teachers, or even your pediatrician. You’ve probably heard a few of the usual [...]

Most parents, and even some professionals, don’t know who should help a child overcome feeding problems such as picky and problem eating. I really don’t blame them for their confusion, given the name Speech Language Pathologist does not seem to have anything to do with feeding or picky eating. However, according to the American Speech [...]

I spend a lot of time writing and speaking about picky eating. When I say “picky eater” I am referring to a child who has picky behaviors but can learn to eat a broader diet and change the bad habits that are negatively impacting themselves and their families. However, when it comes to feeding disorders [...]