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The Thrive Parent’s Bill of Rights for Feeding Therapy

By: Jennifer Berry, MS, OT/L

When it comes to learning to eat, the parent and the child are inextricably linked. Feeling safe and connected is at the core of eating, and should also be at the core of all feeding therapies that are aimed at helping your child overcome their … Read More

Episode 39: A Parent’s Perspective: Noelle’s Story

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

Welcome back to another episode of Tube to Table! We are so excited to have another episode as part of our “Parent’s Perspective” series. This week we are joined by Jessica & Chris, whose daughter, Noelle, went through the Thrive … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 38: What’s Love Got to Do With It?

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

Welcome back to another episode of Tube To Table! This week, Heidi and Jennifer are talking all about love and attachment. How do loving and attached relationships impact tube weaning or your child learning how to eat? If there was ever a … Read More

Food Options While Shopping for New Eaters

By: Heidi Liefer Moreland, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLC

Whether your child is weaning from the feeding tube or just learning to eat new things, grocery shopping can be a challenge. Especially right now, grocery shopping can be hard and you might not always find the specific food you’re looking for.   If your child’s favorite … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 37: Trying to Wean During a Quarantine

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

We hope everybody is well and staying close at home, keeping themselves and everyone in their community safe. In this week’s episode of Tube To Table, Heidi and Jennifer are back together to answer a question we have been receiving from many … Read More

Coping During Quarantine

By: Heidi Moreland, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLC

There is a lot of pressure on families to keep up with school and work and therapy AND to make up for lost time with friends and peers, missing celebrations and life-events.  There is the additional well-meant pressure to “make the most of it” and “enjoy … Read More

Tube to Table: Episode 36: When There’s a Pause in Therapy

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

At Thrive, we miss seeing our families in person, but we are so happy we have been able to reach out and see our families online! For many children and families, this can be a challenging time because therapy is … Read More

Thrive “Best of 2020” Kids Cups Picks

By: Brianna Brown, MS, CCC-SLP

Tube to Table: Episode 35: What’s the Deal with Drinking?

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

We know that this past week hasn’t been easy for our families. We are thinking of you and sending a big virtual hug! It’s important to remember that what’s more important than what your kid is eating or how much … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 34: Calming The Waters

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

In this week’s episode, Heidi is joined by Jamie Hinchey, a feeding therapist and member of the Thrive tube weaning team. Heidi and Jamie are discussing the importance of bringing calm to a situation, specifically around children. This could be moving … Read More