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Recipes, Resources

Baby led weaning recipe books and apps

One of the great selling points of baby led weaning (BLW) – for me anyway – is that you don’t NEED any special recipes. You get to share your food with your baby right from the get-go, so you don’t need to prepare anything special. The ultimate in lazy parenting. And yet there’s something nice about  the idea of tiny…

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Tips

Returning to work and BLW

Returning to work and BLW Like many mums, I was seriously worried about going back to work after mat leave ended. One of the things I fretted about most was the whole eating/food aspect. How the hell would I manage to have nutritious homemade dinners ready on work nights? Would my childminder understand baby led weaning? And how would we keep…

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Recipes

Tuna and tomato pasta – no jars!

Sometimes I find it difficult doing recipe posts as I’m a bit of a “chuck it all in and see” cook. Proper food bloggers do lots of recipe development and cook batches specially to photograph. Most of the stuff I post will be tried and tested, in that I make it a lot, but they’ll be fluid ideas rather than…

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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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