• Pass the Shaker, It's Not Their Salt!
  • Ending Mealtime Frustration: One Family's Journey In Happy Eating Club
  • Our OIT Food Allergy Journey - Phase 3
  • Three reasons your child should not go to bed hungry
  • Feed Me, Mama!  Why won't my child self-feed?
  • Pass the Shaker, It's Not Their Salt!
  • Ending Mealtime Frustration: One Family's Journey In Happy Eating Club
  • Our OIT Food Allergy Journey - Phase 3
  • Three reasons your child should not go to bed hungry
  • Feed Me, Mama!  Why won't my child self-feed?

Pass the Shaker, It’s Not Their Salt!

It's Not Their Salt - Chew Chew Mama

Salt. It's a controversial topic, but i'm just going to say it...in the healthcare arena, salt simply gets a bad rap. Children love salt, and it can be a powerful tool to guide your children into healthier eating.  Yes, I just went there, keep reading! If you don't keep your ear to the ground on such topics, let me get you caught up to speed by explaining the big salt controversy. Here's the simple truth. Our body contains salt and we need … [Continue reading...]

Ending Mealtime Frustration: One Family’s Journey In Happy Eating Club

Happy Eating Club

Today I had the pleasure of talking with a wonderful woman, mother and Teresa, who recently participated in Happy Eating Club.  Teresa and I discussed her experience in the program and where her family is now, almost a year later, in their feeding journey as they consistently utilize the information, strategies and resources she gained in Happy Eating Club. Happy Eating Club is a flexible 14-day program available online with access around the … [Continue reading...]

Our OIT Food Allergy Journey – Phase 3

OIT

As many of you know, three years ago, after much research and prayer, my son Ben started a clinical research trial for desensitization to his severe peanut allergy. Our oralimmunotherapy (OIT) clinical trial journey began at Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and has ultimately brought us to Mt. Sinai's Children's Hospital in New York, New York. The Impact Peanut Study has three phases.  Phase 1 is the escalation phase … [Continue reading...]

Three reasons your child should not go to bed hungry

Go To Bed Hungry

Cindy Hooks Morrison, M.S., CCC-SLP, CLC Should you let your child go to bed hungry? The short and fast answer is no, no, no!   Seriously, no.  Your child should not go to bed hungry. Ever. As children pass through developmental milestones, it is unavoidable that there will be a short period of normal picky eating and mealtimes struggles. Most parents and children sail through this time, but more often than not, parents and children … [Continue reading...]