Frequently Asked Questions

The SENSE-ational Mealtimes book helps parents and caregivers to SENSE-itively explore possibilities and develop unique ZZ14C69043 approaches to difficult mealtimes.

  • How do I help my child to be willing to try new food?
  • How can I help my child eat the same meal as the rest of the family?
  • How can I make family mealtimes calmer and more harmonious?
  • Why does my child only eat white and brown food like yoghurt, crackers & bread?
  • Why will my child only eat food from a jar or packet?
  • Why won’t my child eat vegetables?
  • How can I get my child to eat meat?
  • How can I stop my child from rubbing food in his hair?
  • Why does my child pocket food in her cheek rather than swallow it?
  • Why do some children find it difficult to sit still and eat?
  • Why does my child eat best when sitting on my lap?
  • How can I be sure that my child is eating enough?
  • How can I optimise my child’s appetite?
  • How can I get my baby to open his mouth at the beginning of a meal?
  • What should I do when my child won’t eat when we visit family, friends or a café?

SENSE-ational Mealtimes Mealtimes uses understandings about sensory preferences to explore these and many more concerns. The book enables parents and caregivers to develop ZZ14C69043 changes to the food their child accepts and enjoys.