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No, this isn’t a message we received from a visitor to our site – it was actually something that happened to OUR little one last week! We decided to share the story and solution here, in case you ever find yourself in the same unfortunate (and panicky!) predicament. Our youngest family member – Joe – is now two years old and last week we gave...

Despite the fact that we’re moving toward summer in our corner of the world, colds are very much on our mind at the moment! Three of our children have been affected by nasty colds recently, a fan of our Facebook page mentioned how her little one seemed to contract colds quite often, then we received a message from another mum whose baby’s nose was so stuffy he was refusing to eat. Of course, there’s no cure for the common cold and you should always discuss your little one’s symptoms with your doctor if you are...

As 2010 draws to a close, we thought it would be nice to make a list of our favourite homemade baby food blog posts from the past year. Depending on the age of your little one, you may not have been a subscriber at the start of the year, so there may be some posts on the list that are new to you! Either way, we hope you enjoy them… 1. Five Ways to Serve Canned Sardines to Your Baby Never thought of offering your baby sardines? Why not give them a try – they’re safe for him to eat, packed with vitamins and minerals and...

If you’re in the US, then you’ve probably seen the ads for the latest ‘innovative’ food to hit grocery store shelves… whole grain WHITE rice! White rice – as we’ve discussed many times on our site – is almost bereft of nutrients. In order to make it, brown rice grains are stripped of their bran layer, most of the germ...

Last month we introduced a brand new section to our site with lots of information and advice about Baby Led Weaning, the alternative approach to introducing solids where baby eats only what he can feed himself! If it’s something you’ve been considering – or even if you’ve already started – then you’ll be pleased to hear that we’ve just added another new page to our site. This time, it contains a list of nutritious first foods for baby led weaners… those foods that tend to be easier to gum...