Build safe food sets. Great when your older child still won’t eat.

4th August 2021 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, ARFID, ED recovery, Uncategorized, anxiety, autism, eating disorders, eating disorders recovery, parenting, sensory modulation, sensory modulation disorder, sensory processing, sensory processing disorder, trauma
When you have a tween or teen who still only eats a very limited diet you need to take action. When a young person eats fewer than about 10 different foods they are at risk of nutritional deficiencies and it may prevent them growing properly. Your child might be a healthy weight, underweight or overweight

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Help my child hoards food!

4th June 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Coping with food hoarding, Healthy Eating for Your Family, anxiety, behaviour, children, hoarding, sensory modulation, stealing, trauma
Behaviour is communication Staying in a constructive frame of mind can be very challenging when faced with a child who hoards food. I am not talking about sneaking the occasional biscuit from the tin or sweet from the jar. This post is intended for parents and carers whose kids have an obsessional, irrational and on-going

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Five tips to help your child breakthrough food related fear

20th April 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Fussy eating in kids, Uncategorized, anxiety, attachment, faddy eating, fear, trauma
If your child shrinks in horror at the very sight, smell or thought of a particular food or group of foods it can be very confusing and upsetting. As parents and carers for our children we want to nurture them and food is a key part of that. This is a complex area and there

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Four keys to helping tweens and teens who are still super faddy eaters

21st January 2018 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, Ages and Stages, Fussy eating in kids, OCD, adoption, anxiety, autism, faddy eating, fostering, teens, trauma, tweens
Are you stressed out at mealtimes with a tween or teen who still cannot manage to eat a reasonable variety of everyday foods? Maybe your 8 year old eats just 3 or 4 different foods? Perhaps you despair because your teenager will only eat white foods. Maybe your child eats quite a few foods but they

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