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When I hear the term “picky eater”, I think of my younger brother whose dietary mantra was “nothing that grows” until the age of 11. As sustainable as a diet of crust-less PB sandwiches and Yoo-hoo is, it sure made my mom miss the good-ole baby days of simple feeding from a bottle. So this means newborns and babies are easy, right? The “picky eater” gene doesn’t develop until they are well into their toddling days, right?  Wrong. The truth is that babies can be just as choosy when it comes to bottle feeding. Rats.  Just as your infant is special,...

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Not only are these lactation cookies delicious, they might also help increase your breastmilk supply!   Looking for a way to increase your breastmilk supply? Or are you just on the hunt for a scrumptious cookie recipe? Lactation cookies solve both problems! Sound too good to be true? Well, even if these cookies don’t help with increasing your breastmilk supply, they’ve got a heap of healthy ingredients in them that will make you feel less guilty for snacking. Here’s a great recipe from Jessica Merchant of How Sweet Eats. The magic lies in the key ingredients, which are oats, brewer's...

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Ever consider making your own baby formula? Here’s the dish on what others have to say. Homemade baby formula is a topic that often sees a divide in opinions. Some believe that store bought formula is unsafe because of various issues, like chemicals in packaging or high milk processing temperatures. Others believe that homemade formula is the wrong way to go, since the correct blend of ingredients and nutrients is difficult to create at home. Here’s what you need to know about homemade baby formula. Supporters of making baby formula at home have a couple of reasons for doing so....

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As many mommies know, once your little one is within reach of his or her half birthday, the time has come to start introducing solid foods into baby’s diet. The humble banana offers a huge amount of potential for both parents and babies.  There are many great nutrient-rich options to explore when entering the solid food phase, but many parents have found that bananas are perfect “gateway food” for expanding your growing baby’s palette. Depending on your baby’s behavior and preferences, you may need to try out various blends before you find one that he likes. Here is a helpful...

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Mommy’s morning just got a little perkier, thanks to a mason jar and silicone sleeve! Here’s how you can use Mason Bottle for an easy and much deserved cup of coffee.   Ugh. Mornings. Between the dark circles, the third “tap” of the snooze button, and the bed head, mornings aren’t always pretty and almost never easy.   For all of the mommies out there, your mornings may look a little something like this: A sleepy, good morning hug (the best) Choosing the perfect, brightly colored kid’s TV show (the one with the oh-so catchy song you like) Getting out of...

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