What About Sippy Cups?

What About Sippy Cups?

By Tamara Guo, M.Ed. TEIS Developmental Specialist & Independent Evaluator The sippy cup (aka a child’s cup with a spouted lid) has been around for a long time. How do I know this? Because I am about to turn 51 years old and I just threw away my own Tommee Tippee...

When is my Baby Ready for Finger Foods?

Many parents ask their child’s therapist “When is my baby ready to start finger feeding?” Most babies are ready to begin trying to finger feed small, soft, melt-able foods between 8-9 months of age. It’s ok if your child does not have teeth yet, but it is important to...

Fast Food

Has anyone else noticed the recent changes in fast food kid’s meals? When we were growing up, the choices were your basic burger, cheeseburger, or chicken nuggets…you got fries…and an orange drink! If our Mommies let us have that at all! Sitting in the drive thru with...

Meals Around the Table

We have all heard how important it is to have meals as a family around the table. I couldn’t agree more! It’s wonderful for modeling feeding, utensil use, drinking from an open cup, and trying new foods. It’s an uninterrupted opportunity to talk to your children face...