When starting solids, a question I am often asked is “What foods should I offer to make sure my baby gets what they need to grow?” Here is a quick guide for building balanced and nutrient-dense meals for your baby that will help support proper growth & development AND also help expose them to aContinue reading “Building a Balanced Plate for Baby (6-11months)”
Monthly Archives: November 2021
Signs a Picky Eater is Improving (that DON’T include “eating it”)
It is harder to see growth and change when you are in the midst of it.
Day to day you probably don’t notice much growth & change in your child… but look back on a picture from a year ago and you’ll be amazed at how much has changed and how they have grown!
It is the same way with Picky Eating habits.
Is my baby still hungry or full? Responsive Feeding for Starting Solids
Even if they can’t talk yet, babies have all kinds of ways to tell us when they’re hungry & when they’ve had enough! feeding & trusting your child to listen to their body.
Probiotics vs Prebiotics
Although the names are almost the same – just one letter difference- these two types of food are completely different but both are essential for gut health! Learn more about how to get your picky eater to eat both:
Holiday Gift Guide
Holidays after having children are truly magical. Overwhelming, busy, expensive, but also magical. Seeing the holidays experienced through Jaxon’s eyes makes every part of the stress worth it! Now, when it comes to toys I have some preferences. Toys for kids seems to be so cheaply made and if your kid is anything like mine,Continue reading “Holiday Gift Guide”
Signs of Readiness to Start Solids
I know many parents & caregivers who are really excited to get started with solids but one of the most important factors is that your BABY is also ready to get started.
Being developmentally ready for solids is SO important! This helps to ensure safer swallowing.
If you are wondering if your baby is ready for solids, look for these 5 Signs of Readiness:
The “No Thank You Bowl” for Picky Eaters
In order for your child to learn to like new things, you have to first offer them but what if just seeing a new food on their plate causes a huge meltdown? Let me introduce you to The No Thank You Bowl