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!
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!
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!
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 stress about making different meals for each family member again!
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 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!
Dawn Winkelmann, M.S, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist & Feeding Specialist for ezpz
Dawn Winkelmann (M.S, CCC-SLP) is ezpz’s Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist and Feeding Specialist. She has 26 years of experience teaching parents and medical professionals how to start babies on solids safely and encourage toddlers to overcome picky eating. In addition, “Ms. Dawn” is the designer of our award-winning Tiny Cup & Tiny Spoon (for infants) and the Mini Cup + Straw Training System & Mini Utensils (for toddlers).
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.