Feeding kids, amiright? I had to develop an entirely new organizational system for all the feeding gear I’d acquired since having my oldest kid. And now the second one comes along and we’ve been doing baby led weaning from the get-go and I’ve managed to acquire even more baby-specific gear.
Have I mentioned how much I…ahem, I mean, my toddler, loves Daniel Tiger? As I described in my Rainbow Heart Pizza recipe, we particularly love that the show so often works in opportunities for Daniel to try new foods, cook with his family and participate in family meals.
Meet little Baby L. She’s eight months old and right now she:
» Thinks crawling is for suckers when obviously mom can just carry her around everywhere.
» Wants EVERY toy and household item in sight. Bonus points for non-toys, especially mom’s phone, the baby monitor,
I received a review copy of Born to Eat but was not compensated for this review. All opinions are my own.
Just when you get the hang of having a new baby, it’s suddenly time to start solids…
Around the time that my now two-year-old daughter was ready to start solids,
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You won’t find many recipes for baby purees here at The Baby Steps Dietitian. Any recipe I have for baby or toddler food, like my DIY Strawberry Yogurt or Banana Oat Blender Muffins, is something adults could enjoy, too. I just don’t believe in taking the extra time to cook for individual members of my family when one recipe could suit us all.
What does feeding children have to do with toys?
I recently shared an exercise I developed for parents who are newly introducing solid foods to their babies with Fit Pregnancy and Baby and I wanted to elaborate on it more here.
Back when we were first starting solids,
I am not planning to only feature foods my daughter is currently obsessed with in this series, but it makes for an inspiring start. And boy, does she love beets!
She loves beets so much that on more than one occasion she has had a full toddler meltdown because she wanted beets but I had decided to serve her something else.
Diana K. Rice, RD
The Baby Steps Dietitian
Hi, I'm Diana. Registered dietitian and mom to a toddler and a newborn.
Family nutrition is my passion but balancing good health on top of the chaos new parenthood brings is tough stuff!