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Resources, Theory

Getting started with BLW – observing the feeding division of responsibility

I’ve read a lot of parenting books, and in particular a lot of books on weaning, food and mealtimes. One of my favourites which I think relevant to anyone starting baby led weaning is Ellyn Satter’s Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense (Amazon afffiliate link*).   I love this book even though it was written pre-baby led weaning being ‘a thing’ and the weaning…

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Recipes

Squash and coconut soup (aka easiest soup recipe ever!)

Soup isn’t the first thing people thing of when they think of baby lead weaning (BLW) but you don’t need to stick to finger foods just because you’re avoiding spoon feeding. Many babies and toddlers love soup, and I have a brilliant recipe for you today which is just about the easiest recipe you can think of. Now credit where…

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Exciting news!

So I can’t remember if I shared this on here, but a while back Dave and I took the decision that I was going to stop working to be a stay at home mum – and today was my last day at work! While it’s always sad leaving behind colleagues and friends when you leave a job (they were so…

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Mealplans

BLW in action – what our toddler ate last week 

I don’t have many pictures I’m afraid, but here’s just a few examples of what we’ve been eating as a family over the last week or so. I haven’t done my usual monthly stock up shop yet this month (ooops) so the cupboards have been a bit bare… we’ve done well using up random bits and bobs though 🙂 Most…

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Mealplans

A day in the life of a BLW toddler…

I thought it might be helpful to start a semi-regular series showing a whole day’s meals for Eli. When you’re sitting there with your five month old baby researching baby led weaning (BLW), getting to the stage of three meals a day can seem SO daunting. I know lots of parents struggle with inspiration, so it can be really helpful…

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