ezpz Blog

ezpz Blog

From baby’s first foods to feeding independence, ezpz understands the challenges parents face. On our blog, we want to help you get started with solids and provide tips / guidance as you continue your feeding journey. The goal is for you and your little one(s) to feel calm, confident and HAPPY at mealtime. Below you can find the section that is right for you!

Intro to First Foods

Whether you plan on using the traditional method, the baby led weaning (BLW) approach or a combination of both feeding styles –ultimately baby chooses the method. So knowing about the benefits of each approach and how to safely administer them can support your baby on this delicious journey!

Feeding Tips + Milestones

Did you know that there are developmental milestones for feeding and swallowing? We are here to help you navigate and achieve these mealtime milestones for infants (6-12 months) and toddlers (12 months-3 years). These ezpz tips should help your kiddos become independent eaters and drinkers!

Recipes

ezpz's recipes are easy to pull together, made from real food and (of course) delicious! We provide specific instructions on how to serve a meal four ways, meeting the needs of baby-led weaning (BLW), purées, toddlers and adults. You’ll never have to slave over a stove making different meals for each family member again!

Crafting + Fun Activities

Crafting has so many benefits for children, including improved play, cognition, language, literacy and feeding skills. Crafting can also reduce anxiety, build self-esteem and develop sensory abilities!

Feeding Challenges

Feeding challenges are becoming increasingly prevalent. In fact, between 25-50% of neurotypical children and 80% of those with developmental disabilities have feeding challenges. You are not alone. Here are some ezpz tips to help you with the most difficult feeding challenges!

Happy Feeding!

Dawn Winkelmann, M.S, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist & Feeding Specialist for ezpz

Dawn Winkelmann, a.k.a “Ms. Dawn”, has treated thousands of kids across the globe by helping families overcome picky eating stages and food refusals, while adding new foods into their diet. Her high success rate is attributed to Ms. Dawn bringing her education, experience, sense of humor and her favorite feeding products to the family dinner table.

You will find Ms. Dawn’s expert feeding advice to be positive and fun for the entire family! She adapts complicated feeding/swallowing research and makes it practical and easy for parents! Get ready to learn the science behind your favorite feeding products and ways to bring happy family mealtimes back!

Happy Eating!

Danielle Shea-Tan, MS, CHHC

Functional Family Nutritionist

Danielle is passionate about helping families ditch processed foods and start making real, wholesome food that is both simple and delicious. She blows our minds with fascinating "nutritional nuggets" about foods and herbs. Danielle also recently wrote a book called "52 Small Changes for the Family," an inspiring guide that helps families make one small change each week to improve their overall happiness and health. You can learn more about Danielle at HealthyMamas.com.