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Picky Dessert Eaters

February 10, 2017 AM MUMSPICK Pte.Ltd

Picky Dessert Eaters

Did the title of this blog surprise you? Is there really a child out there that refuses to eat dessert? Yes, there is! And being picky about candy can be just as devastating to the child + parent as picky eating about healthy foods. Learn why it’s important to help picky dessert eaters become more social! Social ramifications: As a feeding therapist, parents often confide in me about their fears regarding their child not eating. When kids refuse to eat desserts, parents are baffled and think they have the weirdest kid in the world; what child refuses cake? I recently...


Stress-free Mealtime

January 24, 2017 AM MUMSPICK Pte.Ltd

Stress-free Mealtime

Parents often tell me that work, over-commitments and family activities keep them from having consistent meals together as a family. They explain that when schedules get tight, dinner at the table gets dropped because it’s too stressful to manage on top of everything else. I have some suggestions for easing mealtime anxiety by establishing routines, planning and serving meals, and changing our feeding focus to be proactive. Let’s explore 4 tips for making a stress-free mealtime! ezpz Routines: Having a mealtime routine can decrease the stress of mealtime for both kids and parents. I utilize pre-feeding rituals in feeding therapy,...


Convenient Ways Soothe Your Teething Baby

December 07, 2016 Shiela Alamares

Convenient Ways Soothe Your Teething Baby

One of the phases of parenthood that challenges a lot is the time when those tiny white pearls in babies' gums start to show off. Or "teething" as we conventionally call it. It may appear cute, but in the process, it just terribly spawns tantrums; stimulate irritation and worst, at times, engenders fever. As parents, we cannot stand seeing our babies discomforted and agitated for a long period of time. Likewise, as their personal superheroes, it is our job to do an immediate action to relieve the teething aches of our cherished little ones. But how we may do it?...


Puree Pouches – Your Emergency Food Supply for Your Little One

November 14, 2016 Shiela Alamares

Puree Pouches – Your Emergency Food Supply for Your Little One

Sometimes, we can’t control the situation and things might go the way we planned while we are with our little one. Things like being stuck in the MRT or car with your baby without a packed lunch or restaurants in the vicinity can be worrisome. Or you just want your little one to have a bite and then nap happily while you and your husband are enjoying a leisurely meal out. Here are ways on how every parent and child can enjoy the convenience of purees in pouches without contributing to potential feeding problems later on: Environment: Do not let older...


Introducing Green Beans To Your Toddler’s Diet

October 09, 2016 Apple Morales

Introducing Green Beans To Your Toddler’s Diet

This week we are celebrating green beans! This veggie is a great source of vitamins A, C, and K, plus folate and fiber. Green beans also have a little protein! If you want to introduce this mighty bean into your toddler’s diet, here are a few tips to help make it successful:  Pick: There are only a few beans that your toddler can pick and eat fresh at the Farmers Market, and green beans is one of them! When looking over the produce, have your toddler choose beans that feel smooth and silky to the touch. For a fun ‘fresh...