Category : Feeding

The Guide To Safeguarding Your Child's Health

The Guide To Safeguarding Your Child's Health

There are so many things you have to think about as a new mum. Of course, half of the worries are hypotheticals that’ll never happen, but it’s hard to rationalise anything when your maternal instincts are so strong. You just want to do everything you can to guide this beautiful new life through the difficult maze that is the big, wide world. If you’re still struggling, however, to keep on top of eRead more...
What to Eat and Not Eat While Breastfeeding

What to Eat and Not Eat While Breastfeeding

For mothers in need of some dietary information pertaining to what to eat when breastfeeding, and what not to eat for that matter, there are many different sources and websites which can supply helpful tips. From the day you find out that you're pregnant you should make wise choices when it comes to your diet. The baby's growth within your womb is effected by what you eat, as it is when you're breRead more...
Toddler Meatball Recipe

Toddler Meatball Recipe

Annabel Karmel, you've done it again with your meatballs.... (cover image is a stock image because my pic did not look that appetising and my beautiful boy ate most of it before I could snap a nice pic to share with you!  Just imagine it a little more burnt...sorry) Having a dinner that your baby or toddler devours is similar to winning the lottery.  A freaking jackpot if it's also healthy. Read more...
Baby Super food - Cottage Pie

Baby Super food - Cottage Pie

How much do you love when you find a winning meal that is jam packed with goodness and your little person LOVES it!  For me it's like winning the lotto! While we've been eating it for ages, I've not shared it here yet. Are you ready.....  SO EASY to whip up this baby super food meal, which makes it even better right.  I use a Bellini at home - which is technically a fake thermomix. INGREDRead more...
Starting solids: An experience that is bound to produce the first of many grey hairs.

Starting solids: An experience that is bound to produce the first of many grey hairs.

Starting solids. It’s a milestone that I looked forward to for reasons unknown. I think I thought it’d be easier than breastfeeding? Like maybe he’d finally stop pawing at my boobs in public and maybe, just maybe he might sleep longer than 3 hours in a row? Well just like all my assumptions regarding anything about mothering an infant, he didn’t and he didn’t. Giving Thomas food for the first tRead more...
10 Homemade Solid Foods Your Little One Will Love!

10 Homemade Solid Foods Your Little One Will Love!

Transitioning to solid foods can be exciting, stressful, and a little bit messy! Trying to determine what textures and tastes your child will like is a guessing game that can be conquered by no other method than good old trial and error! If your little one doesn’t like the first thing you try (or first ten!), don’t get discouraged! They have different taste preferences just like you do, it jRead more...
5 month old baby milestones, development and activities

5 month old baby milestones, development and activities

Your baby is creeping up on 5 months old, and the milestones are coming at you fast and furious! By now, your baby is becoming more “sturdy”, and able to sit (sometimes without assistance, but always with you close by in case of a fall!), and lift their head and shoulders easily off the floor when on their stomach. They also will find a few sounds they really like to make, and will repeat thRead more...
Safe Plastics for Baby - a guide through the numbers

Safe Plastics for Baby - a guide through the numbers

Have you ever noticed the numbers on the bottom of your plastic bottles, bowls, drink bottles, toys etc...  if you were like me you may not have considered what they meant before you were responsible for the health of a tiny human being. For the super busy the safer numbers are 2, 4 and 5 of course if you are uber green you'd avoid them all together in favour of glass or stainless steel. I pRead more...
Toddler Tomato Pasta Sauce with hidden Vegetables

Toddler Tomato Pasta Sauce with hidden Vegetables

I'm on a mission to make better food choices for my little one and I'm going to use the blog as a place to store recipes and ideas on what we've made.  So far some things have been a hit and others have hit the floor at a speed any elite athlete would be proud of!  My new mum mission - to reduce the hidden nasties that are preservatives, hidden sugars, salts etc. One thing I know about my boy iRead more...
10 Easy Homemade Baby Food Recipes

10 Easy Homemade Baby Food Recipes

When you’ve got an infant at home, the last thing you want to worry about is what “unpronounceables” are in the food you’re giving them! What’s the best way to avoid this predicament…make your own! Not only does homemade baby food give you the peace of mind of knowing what’s in it, but it can also be a huge money saver! Of course, use your New Mum judgement to decide what foods are best sRead more...
10 Things You’ll Want To Know Before Baby Arrives

10 Things You’ll Want To Know Before Baby Arrives

Parenthood is far from something you can ever really prepare yourself for! However, knowing these key things before your little bundle arrives will at least help you skip past a few of the bumps amidst the mountains! How To Calm A Crying Baby Calming a baby starts with understanding why they are crying to begin with! Learn the 12 main reasons a newborn cries, and how to help! How To SwaddleRead more...
9 month old finger foods & highchair love

9 month old finger foods & highchair love

Sponsored Post - Keter Multi-Dine Highchair I have a child who hates spoons or being fed by anyone but his own tiny, grubby, gorgeous hands. I have a drawer full of soft tip baby spoons and am working my way through to see if I can find one that “works”  For the record these have been the most successful to date. As a diligent new mum, I got all the gear to perfectly introduce solids.  I Read more...