November 23, 2021

CFG in the Kitchen: Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Thanksgiving families! Tis the season for filling our bellies with some delicious foods! Here are some fun Thanksgiving themed treats for families to explore familiar […]
November 8, 2021

Dear Parent: Supporting Parents at the Table Too

In anticipation of her upcoming event with the Chicago Feeding Group, Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA sat down with one of CFG’s own team members […]
October 29, 2021

CFG in the Kitchen: Halloween Edition

Happy Halloween families! Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays for kids- they get to dress up AND get free CANDY. However, if consuming candy […]
October 22, 2021

Non-Responsive Feeding: Why Does It Happen and What Does It Look Like?

Parents have a natural instinct to be concerned about what to feed their child, but many parents do not consider how they feed their child. Similar […]
October 14, 2021

Responsive Feeding and Intrinsic Motivation

Intrinsic motivation is doing something because you have the inner drive to do it and you find pleasure in the activity, not because of external rewards […]
October 6, 2021

Signs Kids Are Stressed at the Table

Children grow strong preferences throughout their development. They determine what they prefer or what they do not prefer in many areas of their daily life. In […]
September 29, 2021

Responsive Feeding and Trust

It is the parent’s job to provide children with the tools to learn, grow, and function independently in this world, to the best of their abilities. […]
September 23, 2021

Responsive Feeding and Self-Regulation/Autonomy

As a parent, the goal is to provide children with the self-regulation tools to learn, grow, and function as independently as they can in this world, […]
February 14, 2021

Our Words Matter: A Look at “Refusal”

Guest post written by Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L,MEd, FAOTA Goals for children who have pediatric feeding disorders in some settings commonly include some variants of these: […]