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Today we’re deviating a little from the topic of baby food recipes, to tell you a quick and easy way we’ve discovered to get the sand off your baby after a visit to the beach. Despite having lived in the Bahamas for seven years (or probably because of it), we can’t stand sand! It gets in your shoes, in your food during picnics by the sea, but –...

We received a message earlier this month from mom Deena, who asked us about traveling with homemade baby food. One of her questions was whether it is better to heat baby’s meal before going out – and then keep it warm until feeding time – or whether to take out cold baby food cubes, keep them cool and heat them as needed. The answer to this question really depends on when you will be feeding your baby how well insulated the container is in which you plan to store the hot food For food safety reasons, it is recommended...

We received an interesting question today from Diana in Toronto, Canada who asked us My husband and I are taking a trip to Mexico and bringing our daughter. She will be 8.5 months at the time. I will not have access to a kitchenette or refrigerator as we are staying at an all inclusive resort. I don’t want to offer any jarred foods. What can I do?? I know I can give her banana and avocado but that likely won’t be enough for 1 week!! Please help! Diana, having no access to either cooking or refrigeration facilities can be quite...

Great news for UK Mums – from May 1st 2009, Thomsonfly and First Choice Airways will be introducing a luggage allowance of 10kg for babies under the age of two. This will be in addition to the folding pushchair that passengers are already allowed to carry free of charge. This change to the baggage rules comes after Co-operative Travel began complaining that the luggage needed for a baby – such as food, milk, nappies and wipes – can weigh up to 15kg for a week’s supply. And that doesn’t include essential extras...

More and more parents are switching to glass bottles for their babies’ milk – chiefly due to concerns over the use of questionable chemicals in the production of plastic bottles. Traditional glass bottles are great – but, being glass – do need to be treated with a little more care than regular plastic bottles. This can pose a particular challenge...