Feeding & Swallowing

Thanksgiving with a Picky Eater-5 Tips and Tricks

Thanksgiving with a Picky Eater-5 Tips and Tricks

Thanksgiving with a Picky Eater-5 Tips and Tricks By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Thanksgiving is a time that I always look forward to.  The family gatherings, the shopping, the beginning of the Christmas season…  But most of...

Seating for Mealtimes

Seating for Mealtimes

By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP I am about to become a mom and I am completely overwhelmed by all the different high chairs and booster seats that are on the market (let alone all the other baby gear).  I literally have been spending hours agonizing over all the...

Tips for Picky Eaters

Tips for Picky Eaters

By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP I love food.  I plan my day around what I am going to eat.  When I go on vacation, my itinerary doesn't revolve around activities- the plans are made based on when and where meals will be.  However, when I was...

Stuck in a (Food) Rut

Stuck in a (Food) Rut

By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP Help!  My child will only eat boxed macaroni and cheese, Kraft brand, and it HAS to be Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shaped.  It's driving me crazy!!!  Sound familiar? When a child refuses to eat anything except for one, very specific...

Therapy Talks- Food Jags

Therapy Talks- Food Jags

Does your picky eater love to eat the same foods for every meal? Megan V. talks to us about what a food jag is and how to get your child to try something new in this Therapy Talk! Megan is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Enrichment Therapy and Learning Center. ETLC...

Picky Eater?

Picky Eater?

Does your child struggle to eat certain foods?   Are meal times stressful for you and your child? It can be confusing and frustrating for parents when their child will refuse to eat anything except their 3-5 favorite foods.  However, it’s important to maintain a...