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Sensory Systems

  • {Guest Post} I don’t want your advice

    Last year, I wrote this very popular blog post listing 9 things ...

  • {Guest Post} My Top 3 Activities for Proprioceptive Input

    Today, I am handing over the blog to Rachelle from The Happy ...

  • 3 Top Ergonomics Tips for Mealtime Success

    There are so many products you can buy for kids at mealtimes. ...

  • 5 tips for "I’m hungry" complaints

    The kids come home from school and wail "I'm Hungry"! My daughter ...

  • A Before Dinner Obstacle Course to Help Your Picky Eater

    Helping kids get ready for the task of eating by moving their ...

  • A framework for knowing when to send kids to bed hungry

    It's a parenting conundrum that we all face. Do we let them ...

  • Before Dinner Routine for Happy Kids and Happy Parents

    Engaging a child in some sensory stimulation prior to a new ...

  • Continuing Solids Past First Tastes

    What is the Developmental Food Continuum? The developmental ...

  • Creamed Cheese for Fussy Kids?

    It was one of the tiniest details that I learnt / heard in the ...

  • Creamy Bacon and Corn Soup topped with Popped Corn … and a sensory meltdown

    My 4 year old decided that we should make a recipe from the ...

  • Donuts Pave the Way to Healthy Eating

    Last Updated: 25 July 2016 Children need to take their own route, ...

  • Edible Paint and Vegie Play

    January's Pinterest challenge result gave me "edible fingerpaint". ...

  • Embrace Mess

    It's really hard to do ... but I try ... EMBRACE the MESS! Why? ...

  • Hiding vegetables from fussy eaters – Does it work?

    Vegetables can be difficult for fussy eaters to learn to enjoy ...

  • Learning to Eat

    In August last year, I attended SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) ...

  • Park Play Helps Fussy Kids Eat

    An invitation to play and prepare for a happy mealtime out doors. ...

  • Parsnip and Carrot Mini Bundt Cakes, #EmbraceMess, #BackYourself & #OneFamilyOneMeal

    These Parsnip and Carrot Mini Bundt Cakes with Orange Custard are ...

  • Pineapple Recipe Ideas for Kids

    I love fresh pineapple, however, sometimes finishing off a whole ...

  • Reasons to Play with Food Outside of Mealtimes

    Last Updated: 7 August 2016 The more exposure that your child ...

  • Rockin’ the Bedtime Routine

    As the clock ticks past 6:30pm and the witching hours are well ...

  • Sensory Processing and Helping that with Scented Playdough

      Why do I love scented playdough? Finding a great product ...

  • Sensory Processing Difficulties and Trying New Foods (Especially Vegetables)

    A key foundation for working with and parenting picky eaters ...

  • Super Sensory Smoothie

    Last Updated: 8 July 2016 Food explorers is the name of the ...

  • Toddler Meltdowns and Tantrums About Food Explained Using The Emotion Plan, A Book and Bananas

    When a toddler tantrum is in full swing about food, it's easy ...

  • Tools to bring to the table to stop tantrums, wriggles and runners

    Do you have a child that stays at the dinner table from somewhere ...

  • Turning imperfect meals around

    The stress of everyday life seems to bubble over at the end ...

  • Why kids can be so picky about eating meat {Uncertainty}

    Last week, I asked the wonderful parents over on our private ...