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How To Expertly Handle Halloween Candy

how to expertly handle halloween candy like a dietitian

Halloween is a scary holiday for most of us parents. Not because of the ghouls and goblins, but because of…well …you know…the never ending candy. But I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to fear it! And no, I’m not going tell you about “the switch witch” or selling candy or any other tactic […]

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When is the right time to start solids?

When is the right time to start solids

There’s still lots of confusion out there with regards to when the best time is to start solids. Some parents are being instructed to start as soon as their baby shows interest in food or other signs of readiness, others go strictly by age, and still others advise that solids aren’t even that important to […]

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How a simple mindset shift can remove the stress from lunch packing

lunch packing stress school

For most parents….packing lunches can suck. In fact, the thought of it just makes them cringe. And the worst is when they have picky eaters on top of it. Oh boy.  Here’s my confession though. I sort of…actually…I DO love packing school lunches. I love thinking of new ideas and making it pretty. I don’t (always) […]

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Salt for babies: How much is too much?

salt for baby

Recently I posted on Instagram about a couple packaged products designed to make your life easier as a parent that are also pretty nutritious for your baby. Well… except for one caveat. Salt.  Salt is talked about a LOT in the baby world because it’s one of the main things we want to limit in […]

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