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Alternatives to Candy for Halloween

There are many reasons families avoid giving candy to their kids on Halloween. Some children have food allergies, special diets, or can’t eat at all by mouth. Some families avoid candy for health reasons. Some people are lactose intolerant. Some children have oral motor dysfunction are only able to eat certain foods safely. Other families …

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Why Do Kids Love Chicken Nuggets? A Feeding Therapist’s Perspective

Wondering why your kids are constantly asking for nuggets? What is it about this food that kids love? Why are nuggets one of the few things picky eaters consistently eat? Keep reading for answers why your kid craves chicken nuggets! They’re Easy to Eat Young kids tend to love hand held foods. Grilled cheese sandwiches, …

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