Built on the foundations of attachment parenting and mindfulness, this blog is where to read all about nutrition, food, and eating for your whole family.
In Part One we discussed how to know when your baby is ready to start solids foods. In this second part of the Starting Solids series, I will give you the most up-to-date answers to the questions parents most often ask me about how to start feeding their baby....read more
My youngest brother came to visit this week. After a lovely dinner with the family, we stepped out into the cool dark night of late summer, and I brought out a pack of sparklers. All five of us adults—ranging in age from 19 to 49—ran around the yard, laughing and...read more
Have you heard some of these comments from your little ones at the table when you serve them a meal? If you have a child who is over 18 months old, chances are that you have! “I don’t like it” “Yuck!” “No!” One area where young children quickly learn they can wield...read more
The United States FDA just issued a draft guidance that proposes an action level, or limit, for the amount of inorganic arsenic that would be acceptable in infant rice cereal. The amount of inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal has been in the news in the past, and...read more
Baby Led Weaning (BLW) is allowing your baby to take the lead when complimentary foods are introduced, letting her learn to feed herself from the get-go. The term BLW became more popular with the release of the 2010 book, Baby Led Weaning: The Essential Guide to...read more
We all strive to provide our families with good food, and we want our children to eat well and grow and be healthy. But eating isn’t just about ingesting nutrients, something that we can sometimes forget as we listen to yet another news report about how “good” or...read more