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Tips on Feeding A Child With Vision Impairments

Did you know that team ezpz hosts a blab every month? It’s called The ezpz Mealtime Show, and it is where parents and professionals share tips on feeding children who struggle to eat. Our latest blab topic was Tips on Feeding a Child with Visual Impairments. We had three amazing moms on the show that shared their personal stories of feeding [...]

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Adding Chard to Your Toddler’s Diet

Chard tastes similar to spinach, is packed with vitamins A, C, K and iron and is a great veggie to add to your toddler’s food list! A lot of parents I work with in feeding therapy want to introduce chard to their children, but they aren’t sure which textures will please their child’s temperamental palate. Here are three successful [...]

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Strategies for Distracted Eaters

Toddlers can be easily distracted, especially during mealtime when they would rather be playing than learning about new foods. There are two types of Distracted Eaters I have worked with:Eaters distracted by external stimuli. This is the little tot that has to have the TV or iPad on in order to eat. Or, if you get a phone call or [...]

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Let’s Blab about Feeding

Last month, team ezpz hosted our first blab: ezpz feeding products: An interview with Lindsey Laurain. It was a great success! If you are not familiar with Blab.im, here is some information about this new and fun media broadcast platform.Blab.im is an online video conversation platform where people can video chat in front of a live audience. The audience can [...]

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“Lettuce” Introduce Lettuce

Lettuce is a primary veggie for adults, and for some, it’s the only veggie they eat! On average, American adults eat about 33 pounds of lettuce per adult per year. Kids – not so much. Since lettuce has beta-carotene, vitamin C and K, iron, potassium and much needed fiber, lettuce is a perfect veggie to introduce to your toddler! [...]

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Getting Toddlers to Eat and Enjoy Broccoli

Broccoli is a nutritious veggie parents want their toddler to eat. But it’s also a vegetable parents don’t usually model eating, making it difficult for the child to imitate good broccoli munching behaviors. Here are a few tips on how to prepare, introduce, and enjoy the many textures of broccoli with your toddler.Prepare: Broccoli is one of those vegetables that [...]

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Feeding Toddlers: Nudge Don’t Judge

Nudging is a feeding therapy technique that allows kids to make food choices that are encouraged by the parent. When we ‘nudge’ we are gently drawing our child’s attention to a food that the parent prefers (or hoping and praying they will try!). The ‘nudge’ is a positive feeding therapy method, as compared to negative methods such as demanding, [...]

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​The Mighty Micro Mat

The media, our customers and our readers are familiar with our flagship product, the Happy Mat. But have you seen or used our Micro Mat with your kids? Lindsey, our founder, was giving away these adorable tiny mats at tradeshows and conferences so parents could understand the sensory properties of the Happy Mat. I grabbed a few of these cute [...]

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Citrus Fruits for Toddlers

Oranges, lemons, mandarins, limes…citrus fruits keeps the winter flu away and your toddler feeling fine! During the holidays our kiddos are more susceptible to catching a cold because of traveling in airports, holiday parties, hugging family members and running around the mall. Vitamin C is believed to help boost your child’s immune system and is plentiful in citrus fruits. Here [...]

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Fun Holiday Activities with the Play Mat

Are you and your kids ready to make cookies this holiday break? Try using our Play Mat for a wonderfully fun and less-mess cookie decorating experience! The ezpz Play Mat has a flower design on the left side of the mat and plenty of room on the right side of the mat for food play! The Play Mat is made [...]

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