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Getting ahead of your child’s picky eating
Picky eating is a very common phase children go through, but there are things we as parents can consider BEFORE we get to these stages. I welcome Jennifer Friedman, Registered Pediatric Dietician and picky eating expert, and founder of @feedingpickyeaters to discuss:3 simple things you can do to approach picky eating before it startsHow to get unstuck when you’re in a menu rut Factors that can increase and decrease the likelihood of picky eatingLearn more about Jennifer Friedman and Feeding Picky Eater at jennyfriedmannutrition.com , Instagram and Pinterest @feedingpickyeatersSPONSORAre you looking to scratch off dinner from your to do list? Try out Prep Dish today and have high quality, healthy and delicious meals planned out for your family. I got you a 2 WEEKS FREE PREP DISH MEMBERSHIP so you can see if they're a good fit for your family. Just go to prepdish.com/pedsdoctalk for a two week free trial - you won't regret it!!
Normal progression of speech sounds in toddlers and kids
We often focus on the number of words a child says, but oftentimes parents have the question: ”Is HOW my child is saying this developmentally appropriate?”On this episode, I welcome Melissa Minney, Speech Language Pathologist and Founder of Raising Little Talkers to discuss:The difference between speech and languageNormal progression of speech sounds in the toddler/preschool yearsDo parents need to correct every word and how do they do it if they do?When a parent should be concerned about certain speech soundsLearn more about the Raising Little Talkers Course at raisinglittletalkers.com or follow Melissa on Instagram and Facebook @raisinglittletalkersSPONSORAre you a cereal lover looking for a delicious cereal with no added sugar? Enter Magic Spoon. I never thought it was possible to find a cereal that tastes DELICIOUS but is high in protein and contains 0g of sugar.Check out their cereals and various flavors like fruity, blueberry muffin, frosted, maple waffle, birthday cake, cinnamon roll, peanut butter, and my favorite cocoa — magicspoon.com/pedsdoctalk and use promo code PEDSDOCTALK to save today!
Early Intervention: What it is, why it's important, and how to get services
Early Intervention is an incredible service for young children under 5, but accessing it and knowing WHEN to access it can often be confusing. I welcome Amanda Selogie who is a special education lawyer and the Executive Director and Co-founder of the Inclusive Education Project. She joins me to discuss: What Early Intervention is How can a parent get early intervention services for their child in the U.S.How age matters in regards to these servicesCost, wait times, and access for Early Intervention Learn more about the Inclusive Education Project at inclusiveeducationproject.org or on Instagram @inclusiveeducationprojectEpisode Links and Resources:CDC Early Intervention
5 ways to raise a child with a growth mindset
We can’t protect our kids from failure, but we can guide them to how to learn from failure and part of this is having a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset. Join me on this important episode as I discuss: The difference between a growth and fixed mindset5 ways to raise our child with a growth mindset from the toddler years and beyondWhy a growth mindset is beneficial to children Episode Links and Resources:Study by Schroeder et. al about power of a growth mindset in school-aged children Are you a toddler parent looking for more parenting and tantrum guidance, check out my course Toddlers & Tantrums for more tips to connect and compassionately discipline your toddler child
Is praise ruining our kids?
Is praising our children okay? Will they end up seeking a life of external validation? On this episode, I welcome Dr Jenicka Engler, developmental neuropsychologist, clinical scientist, and mom to discuss:If praise is really all bad?How to effectively use praiseWhat the research tells us about praise Find Dr. Jenicka on Instagram @drjenicka
Join Pediatrician and mother Dr. Mona Amin as she equips parents with the tools to thrive and feel confident in parenthood. Episodes include conversations with experts in the field of child development, health, and parenting, conversations with experts in parental health and mental health, answering questions directly from parents, and parenting mindset tips to get YOU the most out of your parenting journey. Follow her on Instagram @pedsdoctalk and subscribe to her YouTube (PedsDocTalk TV) for more!