Tag: Picky Eaters

Feeding a Fussy Baby: Causes, Challenges and Solutions

Feeding a Fussy Baby: Causes, Challenges and Solutions

[ 9 ] 9:42 pm |

One of the most challenging aspects of having a fussy baby is feeding. Parents of fussy or high need babies often report short, unpredictable and difficult feedings, regardless of whether the baby is breastfed or formula-fed. Common feeding issues for fussy babies include: Fussing or crying during or after a feeding Baby pulling away or […]

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20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

[ 14 ] 1:56 pm |

I have to admit I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time lately reading ‘hacks’: tips or tricks to make life easier (or at least more fun). I know my husband has LOVED hearing how to pull out a sliver using baking soda, use bread clips to organize power cords, and how to microwave leftovers […]

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This is Not the Child I Dreamt of

This is Not the Child I Dreamt of

[ 16 ] 11:56 am |

High need babies are known to ‘live out loud’. These are the babies who will let you know their displeasure the very moment their poop hits the diaper, or the second they feel their first twinge of hunger or thirst. Instead of fussing because they don’t want to go to sleep, they’ll scream bloody murder. […]

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Help! My Toddler is a Fussy Eater

Help! My Toddler is a Fussy Eater

[ 1 ] 9:38 pm |

Turns out, fussy babies often become fussy toddlers. And one component of this fussiness is picky eating (anyone surprised? Didn’t think so). Both my kids were fussy eaters as toddlers. I wish I had understood then what I know now: They didn’t die of picky eating, they didn’t experience failure to thrive, and they’re turning […]

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Using Positive Labels With Our Spirited Child

Using Positive Labels With Our Spirited Child

[ 0 ] 10:39 am |

Using positive labels to describe our spirited child is not only good for them, but it can actually change the way we perceive their behaviors, and even the way we feel about them. If we are constantly using negative words to refer to our kids, even if only in our minds, we will start to […]

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