picky eating

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?

what is toddler led feeding?

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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When picky eating moves from normal to extreme

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It seems like for most, there’s always at least one picky eater in the family. In fact, about 50% of kids, particularly in North America, will be described as picky eaters at some point or another. And what that means can be totally different for each family.  ‘Cause you see, picky eating is a spectrum. […]

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#36: Extreme Picky Eating with Dr. Katja Rowell, aka “The Feeding Doctor”

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In this episode of The My Little Eater Podcast, I have the extreme privilege of speaking with one of my greatest influences in the field of feeding, Dr. Katja Rowell. Her work as a family doctor and responsive feeding specialist has heavily influenced the techniques and approaches that I teach in my courses. If you […]

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#31: Learning to eat without the TV and other mealtime distractions

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In this episode, I’m answering a listener’s question on how to help her child eat, when the only way they can eat is with the TV on. I go over all my recommendations with regards to watching TV, or providing other distractions for your toddler, during mealtimes. Now, if you’ve seen some of my content […]

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Hiding Veggies From Your Toddler

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I’m sure you’ve seen a toddler, or older child, that refuses to eat their vegetables. Heck it’s pretty likely that your child refuses them! It’s such a common struggle that parents have. So much so that there’s actually a market out there for teaching parents how to hide veggies in various foods so their kids […]

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