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Holiday Tips for Toddlers

For a lot of us, each holiday season starts with mixed emotions. There is excitement for new traditions, pictures, gifts, the weather and so much more! But there is also annoyance about the lines, the returns, the flying or driving to see family/friends and of course the inevitable holiday mealtime confrontations. Here are a few tips to help you prepare [...]

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Introducing Persimmons to Toddlers

Other than decorations, nothing screams the holiday season more to me than persimmons! Have your kids tried Fuyu persimmons yet? The Fuyu is a light orange-colored fruit that is firm, crisp and can be eaten just like an apple. It’s an easy fruit to add as a holiday side dish, slice into crackers or salads, cut up for a [...]

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Introducing the Mini Mat

The ezpz product family keeps growing and we couldn’t be more excited about our latest innovation, the Mini Mat! The Mini Mat will be offered in the same colors as the Happy Mat and Happy Bowl: gray, coral, blue and lime. The Mini Mat is smaller in size, but loaded with extra features. It is ezpz’s solution for infants [...]

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Feeding Tips for the Glorious Carrot!

Carrots are a nutritious veggie that your kids can enjoy year round, but especially during the holidays! And, because of their vibrant orange color, carrots are a great vegetable for food art this fall season! To ensure your carrots are the perfect taste and texture for your toddler, use the following tips:Off with their heads! In order to keep carrots [...]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month + CTFOB

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and we are celebrating with those who help these children to feed themselves independently! If you serve the needs of those living with Down syndrome, make sure to use our coupon code: #DSAM2015to help them flourish in feeding! When given the resources to succeed with feeding, most children with Down syndrome do just that – [...]

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Toddlers and Novelty

Getting toddlers to eat consistently at mealtime can be a tedious task. One day they love a food, and the next day, total food refusal with a tantrum to boot. How can a parent keep nutrition steady and consistent? Bring novelty to the dinner table! Creating novelty doesn’t necessarily mean you have to spend hours in the kitchen or make [...]

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Blind Awareness Month

October is Blind Awareness Month, and we want to celebrate the fact that the Happy Mat is changing mealtime for children with low vision! According to the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), approximately 90% of individuals with visual impairments have some functional vision and 10% are blind. Both groups may have difficulty completing daily tasks, such as independently feeding [...]

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Toddler Reading & Food Art

Reading with your toddler creates a special time to grow closer and nurture their love of words. So why not add reading during mealtime? Holiday themed words in food art can be a fun way to bring excitement to the dinner table! Help your toddler learn that printed words have meaning by using these tips:- Point to the word- Sound out the [...]

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Toddler Emotions at Mealtimes

Sometimes a toddler doesn’t have problems with food, it’s their feelings about food that causes the hesitation at mealtime. A child who becomes emotional when two foods touch each other or screams when a brightly colored veggie is placed on his plate is communicating his feelings. To help with emotions at mealtime here are a few tips:- For a [...]

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Portion Sizes for Toddlers

Our perception of portion sizes has become so fuzzy that, research shows, it's hard for parents to recognize what a normal portion looks like. But it’s important to know that a healthy toddler should be offered the same variety of nutritious foods as adults, but in much smaller portions. Here are a few tips to help you with [...]

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