Sweet potatoes are a super food, meaning that they are packed with nutrients. If you can get your kid to like them, you’ll have an easy veggie to turn to when times are tough — like when you can’t think of anything to make besides pasta. There’s a lot you can do with sweet potatoes, […]
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Ideas for feeding your baby and yourself… these should be obvious, natural, easy… but they’re not always
While I was choosing my organic applesauce at the grocery store, I ran into Superhero Andrea, and she asked me for some good suggestions for what to feed toddlers. In fact, she asked me if I had anything on my blog about it already, which made me think I should write a little something — […]
When I have a long stretch of unstructured time, I just about lose my mind. I like to have goals and a to-do list, even if its someone else’s list. Running out of ideas for what to do with your baby during maternity leave? Here is my list of goals for you. Try to choose […]
This post about homemade baby food shortcuts was originally sponsored by BABYBJÖRN. They did not influence the content. I take pride in making my baby fresh pureed homemade food from scratch ingredients sourced locally from the farmers market. Really. But I have 3 kids and a job meaning some days we improvise. Through trial and […]
If you’ve ever introduced a breastfed baby to rice cereal, you already know what I’m about to tell you: solid food is constipating for babies.
Our reader Deb wants to know how to introduce formula to her baby, Leah, who has been nursing almost exclusively. We have 3 tips to introduce formula and our other readers have lots more!
Blue Apron makes a date night for new parents way easier. They pick and pack your ingredients. You just chop and dance around the kitchen with your mate. Aw
Never stop never stopping, right? Simultaneously, I offer my child new foods daily while also trying to reduce the drama and pressure around mealtimes. So, of course I like to read books about other picky eating children to hammer the point home at bedtime, too. Books for picky eaters range from super preachy to downright hilarious. But […]
Ode to why I’m a better mom because of the bouncy seat: I’m fun, I have hands, I don’t stink, I cook, I have friends, and I eat food.
Make a list of the foods your child will eat. Is it longer than 20 foods? Yay! If your picky eater eats 20 foods, you’re doing great.
I recently wrote about how (and when) to choose a great maternity and nursing bra, but I thought I’d offer up my favorite nursing bras for different scenarios. If I’ve missed one of your favorites, let me know! The Workhorses These are your everyday bras – not the cutest or sexiest, but you’ll wear them […]
My pediatrician kindly told me the truth about nursing: Sometimes, it just hurts. This, after the lactation consultants and the breastfeeding advice websites repeatedly exclaiming, “You’re doing it wrong! It shouldn’t hurt! If it hurts, you’re doing it wrong!” I needed to know that I wasn’t doing it wrong. Some pain is normal. I was […]