Tuesday, 2nd September 2014

Tips for Starting Solid Foods

Posted on 23. Jan, 2011 by in Infant, Stages of Childhood

Which meal first? It doesn’t matter much. It’ll be easier if your child is hungry but not ravenous or overtired. Try offering solids an hour or so after a regular breast- or bottle-feeding. Your baby should be wide awake, in a good mood, and ready for an adventure — and so should you. It helps [...]

Avoiding Food Fights with Your Kids

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Parenting, Preschooler, Toddler

Avoiding Food Fights with Your Kids

Mealtime can turn into a battle of wills as kids fret about some new and seemingly menacing food offering, ask for a specially prepared meal, or just flat out refuse to eat.

Avoiding Colic

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Infant

Avoiding Colic

Colicky babies have gas and cry for long periods, usually in the evening—and nothing their concerned parents do seems to help.

Cooking Strawberry Jam with your Child

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by in Healthy Lifestyle

Cooking Strawberry Jam with your Child

My earliest and fondest memories of cooking are of summer days spent making strawberry jam with my mother. In early June, we would pick up a flat of strawberries from the farmer’s market, bring it home, and lay newspapers all over the dining table before beginning the task of hulling, crushing, measuring and cooking the [...]

Cooking at Home: Creating the Guilt-Free Burger

Posted on 24. Jul, 2010 by in Cooking

Cooking at Home: Creating the Guilt-Free Burger

For many of us, a good burger is a guilty pleasure. But does it have to be? What if your burger delivered nutrition from whole grains and vegetables?  Wouldn't you feel a lot better about eating it, and feeding it to your kids?