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Picky kids

Feeding picky babies, picky toddlers, picky preschoolers? We’ve got lots of ideas!

How to get a breastfed baby to take a bottle

Dad giving baby a bottle

My two children never would take a bottle, and it wasn’t for any lack of trying on my part. When our friend Crystal asked about any magic strategies that would get her third baby to accept a bottle, I sent her a list of ideas in hopes that at least one of mine would be […]

What to do with picky eaters?


One of the most popular topics people come here searching for is “food ideas for picky kids”. If you are one of those seekers of answers, I feel you. My son is picky, too. I can’t resist pointing out, however, that my baby brother was very picky as a child, including NO FRUIT ON HIS […]

Healthy snacks for little kids

3 little boys in pajamas

I am sharing my views on healthy snacks for little ones courtesy of Mott’s Snack and Go Applesauce Pouches. Some time between breastfeeding and back-to-school, there’s a transition: a nursing baby can eat up to 12 times per day while an adult human generally has three meals per day with a snack or two thrown […]

Stuff I like right now: baby feeding edition


At seven months old, Sawyer is eating and drinking whatever he can get his mouth on. Still nursing but also bottle-feeding, spoon-feeding, and dabbling in finger food. And, as always, I have some very strong opinions! I have a whole new arsenal of baby feeding products in rotation so wanted to share a few of […]

Kale chips for kids


Our friend (and everybody’s favorite auntie) has another recipe to share. This time it’s a side dish guaranteed to give you super powers: kale chips! Holden, age 5, and I can eat a whole batch ourselves. Too bad 3-year old Milo won’t touch ‘em. In my numerous forays into learning about good nutrition, there is […]