Recipes, Tips

Healthy snacks for babies and toddlers (part 2)

Last time I posted a Q&A about my approach to snacking for babies and toddlers. This time, I’m going to dive right in with a list of healthy, homemade snack ideas. Fruit Fresh fruit – any fruit your child likes! Eli’s favourites are bananas, satsumas, strawberries, blueberries, plums, nectarines, grapes and pineapple. A little bowl of stewed fruit (ideally with…

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Nutrition, Tips

Healthy snacking for babies and toddlers (part 1)

Everyone does baby and toddler snacks differently, but I know some people really struggle with knowing when to introduce them and what to give. Here’s a bit of a Q&A on my approach (yours may of course vary). Part two of this post will be a big long list of healthy, homemade baby and toddler snack ideas, so keep your eyes…

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Tips

Is baby led weaning expensive?

If you’re on a budget (especially if things are getting tight on mat pay) you might be wondering if baby led weaning is an expensive way to wean your baby. Budgeting and food bills have interested me for a long time, to the point of blogging about it in pre-baby life, so you bet this is something I’ve thought about…

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Tips

Seven ways to serve runny food BLW-style

A lot of mums wonder about giving runny food, like yoghurt or soup to their BLW baby. Firstly, they worry about whether it’s OK to give runny food or if it’s “not BLW”. Then they assume the only way to actually get the food into their baby is to spoon feed it. Is giving runny food ok? Baby led weaning doesn’t mean…

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