#40: Why Your Baby is Stuck on Purees and How to Move on From Them

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In this episode, I’m tackling a common question I get from parents who are stressed out that, for whatever reason, their baby isn’t able to transition off pureed baby food! Some parents try, but their baby ends up gagging excessively, maybe even vomiting, or just flat out refuses the finger foods but shows no resistance […]

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Mom Shame and How to Eliminate Societal Pressures to be the “Perfect Mom”

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Today, I want to cover a topic that is near and dear to my heart, and one that there needs to be more positive discussion about. As a mom, I’m no stranger to the extreme pressure and high standards that we’re held to, or the fact that we’re expected to be the perfect mom all […]

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#39: Navigating Mom Shame and Perfectionism in Motherhood

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In this episode, I had the privilege of connecting with Dr. Christine Sterling, who is not only a mom herself, but is a board-certified OB-GYN, on a mission to ensure women get the maternal care and support they deserve – emotionally and medically. Her passion for supporting women to confidently and calmly navigate motherhood, postpartum […]

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A New Way to Start Solids with Baby Led Feeding

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We generally know there are two main methods of starting solids, puree feeding and baby led weaning (BLW). (Not familiar with each? Check out this blog post here for an explanation.) And, after learning about each of these methods, and diving into the cultures that each method sits within, I have seen over and over […]

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Common Toddler Sleep Problems and How You Can Manage Them

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Let’s talk about toddler sleep problems, which I know a lot of parents out there go through consistently! Nothing is more exhausting, and frustrating, then when your toddler flat out protests bedtime or does the typical bedtime stalling. I’m talking about the “I’m thirsty” response you get as soon as you declare bedtime (where does […]

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#38: Overcoming Toddler Sleep Issues with Becca Campbell of Little Z’s Sleep

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In this episode of The My Little Eater Podcast, I’m welcoming back my friend, and pediatric sleep consultant, Becca Campbell of Little Z’s Sleep! Today we dive into some FAQs that I get regarding your toddlers and their sleep habits. We’ll be covering… >> If you can sleep-train your toddler (hint-hint: you can, and Becca […]

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The importance of timing for preventing (and reversing) picky eating

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A lot of parents ask me… “Is there really anything I can do to prevent picky eating?” Maybe you’ve asked your doctor about it, and they told you that you can’t really do anything because it’s genetic. Or maybe they said…”All kids go through it. There’s nothing you can do about it”. ⁠🤔⁠ I’ve also […]

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#37: Preventing Picky Eating vs. Reversing it

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In this episode, I’m smashing a couple of very common picky eating myths! Ever heard someone say that picky eating is genetic? Or that every child goes through a picky phase, and there’s nothing you can do about it? While I admit those first two points are mostly true, that last one about there being […]

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What is Toddler Led Feeding?

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Okay, this is something that has been on my mind for a couple of months now and it’s finally time to get this idea out there! I couldn’t be more excited to share this with you!  This approach will change sooo many parents lives when it comes to feeding their toddlers. Not only will it […]

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Bonus: Toddler Led Feeding

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In this episode, I’m introducing you to my new signature concept – Toddler Led Feeding! By now, I hope you’ve heard of Baby Led Feeding, which is my specialized approach to introducing solids, whether purees or whole foods, in a responsive way that takes into account your baby’s skill and comfort level, while gently nudging […]

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