Baby Led Feeding

#43: The Best Bread for Baby Led Feeding

Episode art for episode "#43: The Best Bread for Baby Led Feeding." Pictured is a baby sitting in a high chair looking at a piece of bread.

In this episode, I’m going very specific and sharing my top recommendations for choosing the best bread for your baby! Believe it or not, I actually get asked this question A LOT! Bread can contain a lot of sodium, and some even have harmful ingredients for babies, such as honey, so choosing the right type […]

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3 Reasons to Start Your Baby on Textured Finger Foods ASAP

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If you’re not doing baby led weaning and starting finger foods right from the beginning, it can be hard to figure out exactly when the best time to start finger foods is. You have to think about when to advance in textures, and also know what are considered to be the best first finger foods. […]

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#42: Why it’s Important to Serve Your Baby Different Textures

Episode art for episode: "#42: Why it's important to serve your baby different textures." Pictured is a baby being spoon-fed pasta.

In this episode, I’m speaking directly to the parents out there who’d like to start solids by offering purees, but then don’t really know when finger foods actually fit in. Do you wait for them to get their pincer grasp? Do you wait until after their first birthday? When do you stop pureeing everything? Does […]

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The Value of a Mother’s Time and How to Make the Most of it

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Let’s think about all the different roles of a stereotypical mom. She’s a full time cook and cleaner; she makes sure everyone is fed and the house is clean. She’s a teacher and a tutor; helping her kids with their education at home. She’s a psychologist; managing emotions and connecting daily with her children and […]

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#41: How I Realized My Time Was Worth More and Why Yours is Too Mama

Episode art for episode "#41: How I Realized My Time Was Worth More and Why Yours is Too Mama". Pictured is a mom colouring a picture with her daughter.

In today’s episode, I’m talking about the many different roles of a mom. She’s a full time cook and cleaner, she’s a teacher and a tutor, she’s a psychologist, she’s a nutritionist, she’s an office manager, a coach, a shuttle driver, a daycare teacher – and that’s not even putting a dent in the longgg […]

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How to Transition to Finger Foods When Your Baby is Stuck on Purees

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Over the years, I’ve received a lot of questions from parents who are stressed out that, for whatever reason, their baby isn’t able to transition off purees. Maybe they’ve tried, and it ends up with their baby gagging excessively, maybe their baby vomits, maybe their baby just refuses the finger foods and they only want […]

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#40: Why Your Baby is Stuck on Purees and How to Move on From Them

Episode art for episode "#40:Why your baby is stuck on purees and how to move on from them". Pictured is a baby sitting in a highchair, eating pureed baby food.

In this episode, I’m tackling a common question I get from parents who are stressed out that, for whatever reason, their baby isn’t able to transition off pureed baby food! Some parents try, but their baby ends up gagging excessively, maybe even vomiting, or just flat out refuses the finger foods but shows no resistance […]

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Mom Shame and How to Eliminate Societal Pressures to be the “Perfect Mom”

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Today, I want to cover a topic that is near and dear to my heart, and one that there needs to be more positive discussion about. As a mom, I’m no stranger to the extreme pressure and high standards that we’re held to, or the fact that we’re expected to be the perfect mom all […]

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A New Way to Start Solids with Baby Led Feeding

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We generally know there are two main methods of starting solids, puree feeding and baby led weaning (BLW). (Not familiar with each? Check out this blog post here for an explanation.) And, after learning about each of these methods, and diving into the cultures that each method sits within, I have seen over and over […]

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#35: Food Substitutions for When Your Baby has Allergies

Episode art for episode "#35: Food Substitutions for When Your Baby has Allergies". Pictured is a baby being spoon-fed puree.

This episode is for all you mamas (and dads) out there dealing with food allergies! Maybe your baby has already reacted to some after you started introducing the top allergens, or maybe you personally have such a severe allergy that you can’t keep certain foods in the house. Now, for the latter case, your baby […]

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