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Managing Mealtimes and the (meltdowns that come with it)

We all know the theory on the importance of family mealtimes. They should be a time free from screens and should be an opportunity for the entire family to spend time together talking about their day and common points of interest. However, in most families this is an idyllic scenario that despite every good intention never quite materialises. At Kids on Track we hear a lot about mealtimes being disrupted due to fussy eaters, children not wanting to sit next to one another, children not being able to sit for long periods of time or simply everyone being on different schedules. Add into the mix a child/ren in the family with a disability who may take longer to process, could have sensory is