Family Friendly Homemade Meatballs - Perfect Iron Rich Recipe for Starting Solids

Family Friendly Homemade Meatballs - Perfect Iron Rich Recipe for Starting Solids

Meatballs are a great option for a healthy family dinner and a perfect way to start incorporating iron rich meats into your baby's diet. They can be paired with a whole grain pasta, tomato sauce and veggies, or some roasted or steamed veggies for a quick dinner. I usually make a double batch with fresh ground beef, and freeze a bunch for future evenings when we need a fast healthy meal. 

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Join Me At The Bump To Baby Show, Fall 2017 + Ticket GIVEAWAY!!

Join Me At The Bump To Baby Show, Fall 2017 + Ticket GIVEAWAY!!

I'm so excited to be taking part in The Bump to Baby Show's 1st ever fall show on Saturday October 21st at The Riverdale Hub. I always love the spring show because it's such a great group of finely curated local businesses, that genuinely love to help and support expectant and new families in our communities

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Starting Solids Favourite Products GIVEAWAY!

Starting Solids Favourite Products GIVEAWAY!

Every month when I teach Starting Solids I get asked about my favourite products for feeding baby. So I thought it would be fun to host a little GIVEAWAY for a few of my favourite feeding products. These are products that I use every day in my home with Penny, and some that have been favourites since I started solids with Ben over 5 years ago! 

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Everything You Need to Know About When to Start Solids With Baby

Everything You Need to Know About When to Start Solids With Baby

I get a ton of questions from parents in my community and online about when to start solids with baby. Starting Solids can be a very daunting task for parents and can be accompanied by a lot of self doubt and worry.

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5 Favourite Signs for Mealtime with Baby

5 Favourite Signs for Mealtime with Baby

Baby sign language is a great way to increase communication with your baby before oral language skills are developed. I love using sign language with our babies and have found it hugely helpful in reducing frustration in their non-verbal days. 

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What's really new in the New Allergy Guidelines for Babies?

What's <i>really</i> new in the New Allergy Guidelines for Babies?

A new guideline came out this week from the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease focusing on peanut allergies and specifically when to introduce high allergen foods to babies. When I heard the news of the new guideline I felt like I could hear every parent collectively sigh out of frustration...

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Simple, Healthy & Delicious Family Breakfast Recipe - Overnight Oats With Apple Chia Jam

Simple, Healthy & Delicious Family Breakfast Recipe - Overnight Oats With Apple Chia Jam

Mornings are hard. Period. At least for most of us parents they are. So much to do to get ready for the day and so many demands from our little people. Keeping breakfast as simple as possible helps me survive, but recently I was feeling bad about offering up the same old greek yogurt with fruit...

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Feeding Your Baby at This Little Piggy - Join us Today!

Feeding Your Baby at This Little Piggy - Join us Today!

I've been meaning all week to write a quick blog piece about the upcoming Feeding Your Baby event at This Little Piggy that I'm taking part in. This Little Piggy is an amazing baby shop in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto. I especially love this shop because they feature so many locally made products and love to host community events. 

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