Introducing First Foods

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Welcome to the November 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Feeding Your Family This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared recipes, stories, and advice about food and eating. Please read to the end to find a […]

Toddler Eats | FunBites Pack for Bento-Style Bites Review & Giveaway with NPN

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For this edition of Toddler Eats I’m excited to host a joint giveaway with Natural Parents Network where I volunteer as a monthly author. Read on for details! – – – – – This is a joint giveaway with That Mama Gretchen and Natural Parents Network. You may enter at one site only. Please find […]

{GUEST POST} Toddler Eats | A Balanced Diet

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Toddler Eats is a fun little series where I dive head first into the facts, figures, and tricks of feeding a toddler. I’ll also be including quite a few recipe ideas specifically for our little sweethearts – ranging from the baby-led weaning stage through preschool. If you have a recipe (with photos) you’d like to […]

12 Fantastic Parenting Resource on Facebook

This is gonna be short and sweet. Pretty much, I gather a ton of parenting resources and wisdom from mamas all over the interweb. Facebook is one such place and these are some of my favorite pages to follow. They are more than just pages though – they are little communities where you can chat […]

More Green Goodness

I had so much feedback about our green smoothie success! I wanted to share all the veggie ideas in one post in case you didn’t catch all the comments … Strawberrycurls4 shared: Bolthouse Farms Green Goodess (I’ve seen this at Safeway, Fred Meyer, and Whole Foods … I’m sure it’s at many other grocery stores […]

She’s Going Green!

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I’m back from my unofficial blog-cation … I think :) Either way, I wanted to pop in and share a bit about Jemma’s new aversion – VEGGIES! It’s gotta be a mother’s worst nightmare to have a perfect green bean tossed back at her in disgust, but it’s happening. She’ll gladly eat a bowl of […]

Star Worthy V.6

When you have a spare moment – here’s the links that are a must read :) This mama and I met on Twitter during Jemma’s nursing strike/weaning drama – she was such an encouragement and I wanted to share her AWESOME breastfeeding links from her blog 6 Free Alternatives to Vaccines – Um … I […]

Q & A: Baby-led Weaning, V. 3

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Birthday breakfast – pancakes, cantaloupe, and sausage – 12 months Ok, finally back for the final installment of Q & AL Baby-led Weaning. Here’s V. 1 and V. 2, in case you want to catch up. When you gave Jemma whole foods, how long did it take her to stop gagging frequently when eating? With […]

Q & A: Baby-led Weaning, V. 2

Teething and tasting – apple – 7 months I’m back for more food fun! Check out V. 1 here. How do you manage clean up after every meal? This is probably my least favorite part of Jemma eating. It’s such a mess! From the very beginning I’ve been clear with her that food stays on […]