I have always been a travel addict and, in particular, a passionate advocate of slow travel, where you spend an extended period of time somewhere and really get to know the ins and outs of your location. Slow travel is also a better option when you have to work as you go because you are… Read More Choosing Less Travel During Baby’s First Year
I never anticipated the crushing force of mom guilt and how much going back to work would exacerbate the problem. Your heart aches in ways I never knew possible, and I blame my hormones for this 100%. Since these hormones, however, are completely out of my control, I figured I may as well address the… Read More 5 Common Sources of Working Mom Guilt
Cilantro, also known as coriander in other countries, is thought to have health benefits that are particularly good for baby. For this reason, cilantro was the first herb that I introduced to my baby in my homemade baby food experiments. Introducing your baby to a wider variety of flavors is certainly one advantage of making… Read More Why Cilantro Is A Great Herb For Baby Food
Why is honey off limits for babies? The first time I heard that honey was bad for babies, I was in a prenatal class at the university. It was such an off-the-cuff remark that we could have easily missed this important information, and I generally only found this food restriction coming up in conversation as… Read More Why is honey off limits for babies?
Something to think about if you’re ever invited over for daiquiris. There has been quite a bit of breastmilk in my Vitamix as I have begun my baby food-making experiment. I have been rather unsuccessfully starting my 6-month-old baby on solid foods for the past two weeks or so, and while the results… Read More There’s Breastmilk in my Vitamix