For the first time ever- this job position is open to a Speech Pathologist OR an Occupational Therapist. The catch is? Your role will be in paediatric feeding only as per our specialist feeding private practice. The upside? If you have loved feeding difficulties / fussy eating and have always wanted to specialise in this […]
Supporting fussy eating using a responsive feeding approach.
Getting feeding therapy for your child in this COVID-19 climate.
Today in our Let’s Eat Team meeting, Ashleigh and I talked about fussy eaters and mealtime stress. The phrase of “parents provide and children decide” is commonly used and forms the platform of how we work with families. This phrase was coined by Ellyn Satter in her Division of Responsibility. You can find more about […]
Being a food explorer in Japan was certainly an experience. For the first time, I was able to feel how many of my patients felt. Being presented with new foods, a language barrier and the cultural politeness of at least trying foods rather than refusing presented a new challenge for me. Now I am an […]
Do you know this is a question I often get asked and I know when I worked in acute hospitals, I often got asked by doctors to help patients with their meds. When a cousin recently asked me, I struggled to find a lot of information online and then when a patient asked me, I […]
Here is my 6 step plan on how to serve it up and hopefully enjoy that family meal. We were all little once and as parents now, we serve up meals on what we know and often how we were served as children. This could be pre-plating and sitting on the couch/dinner table or Mediterranean […]
When the One Handed Cooks team released their second book, I headed to the shops (twice) to look for their book but couldn’t find it. Then one day…. The postman delivered a special surprise for me. So why did I look so hard to find the book? Well the One handed cooks first book was […]
The greatest art is to sit and wait and let it come – Yogi Bhajan The art and power of waiting is a concept that is not new. We have heard it in many contexts and specific to Speech Pathology, waiting is a powerful tool in language programs such as Hanen that helps children with […]
Crunch and sip (also called fruit break) is an Australian initiative across primary schools that encourages all children to stop for a quick 10 minute break in the morning to eat a fruit or vegetable. It can often be done during group time or roll call and even in the afternoon. If your child had […]