A 3 Month Old Feeding Schedule for Baby

A 3 Month Old Feeding Schedule for Baby

Congrats! You're finally out of the newborn stage and hopefully things are getting a bit easier by now! At this point, you may not have your baby on a set schedule, but you've established some daily routines and gotten to know each other pretty well. It takes some...

Why You Need to Let Your Baby Feed Themselves

Why You Need to Let Your Baby Feed Themselves

Although you may not realize it, mealtime is a learning experience for your baby. The skills developed through self-feeding are crucial and it will provide many benefits as your baby ages. As an occupational therapist, my goal is to encourage independence in my...

Baby Led Weaning Terrified Me. Here are the Tips That Helped

Baby Led Weaning Terrified Me. Here are the Tips That Helped

Before my son was born, I’d decided I’d make my own purees instead of buying baby food, but when he was around 3 months old, my cousin opened the door to a thing called Baby Led Weaning. In case you have no idea what I’m talking about, (or, like my husband, have been...

11 Common Questions and Concerns About Formula Feeding

11 Common Questions and Concerns About Formula Feeding

There is often a big debate on which feeding choice is the best for your baby: breastmilk or formula. Most women struggle with this decision, but ultimately, as long as your baby is getting fed, you are doing a great job! There are always going to be pros and cons to...

Secrets to Simplifying and Enjoying Family Mealtime with Little Ones

Secrets to Simplifying and Enjoying Family Mealtime with Little Ones

Mealtime is one of the most chaotic times of day in our house. My husband and I both dread dinne for the madness that it brings. After having kids, dinnertime was brought new meaning. It used to be having a good conversation, relaxing, and casually sipping a glass of...

The Best Way to Transition Baby to a Sippy or Straw Cup

The Best Way to Transition Baby to a Sippy or Straw Cup

Most babies take a bottle at some point n their first year of life. Whether they've become accustomed to a bottle for the full year, once a day as a supplement to breastfeeding, or have just been using it for the past couple months, there may be a difficult transition...

Quick & Simple First Foods For Your Baby

Quick & Simple First Foods For Your Baby

I started my daughter eating solid foods at 6 months old following the Baby Led Weaning (BLW) approach.  BLW is a more natural, independent way for babies to learn to self feed by offering regular table foods, instead of pureed baby food.   Despite the...

Baby Bottle Feeding Hack If Your Baby Is Refusing The Bottle

Baby Bottle Feeding Hack If Your Baby Is Refusing The Bottle

Does your baby scream and cry when you put a bottle near them? Do they favor your breast over drinking from a bottle and you're worried you may never be able to leave their side for a feeding? Have you been trying a ton of different baby bottles, but your infant is...

13 Tips to Get Your Baby Eating New Textures Now

13 Tips to Get Your Baby Eating New Textures Now

Is your baby struggling to accept new textures or tastes? Do they gag on, make disgusted faces, or spit out anything new that you offer them? You're not alone. A lot of babies have a tough time getting accustomed to new foods and textures. As your baby gets older, you...

15 Simple Tips to Make Meal Time Less Messy

15 Simple Tips to Make Meal Time Less Messy

If you're like me, you don't look forward to meal times with your toddler because of the clean up afterward.  It seems like all we do all day is feed them and clean up since it happens so often. My 1 year old loves to swipe food on her tray until it slides off...