Baby Feeding Tips

Make mealtime fun and easy with our baby feeding tips and ideas. From easy first recipes to on-the-go snack tips and ideas for fussy eaters, you'll find plenty of great advice on how to satisfy your moodie little foodie.

Quick Homemade Applesauce to Please Toddler Tummies!

Last week, my family and I went apple picking. It’s a tradition we do each September, and it’s one that my girls absolutely love. This year, we picked a TON of apples. I have plans to make a few apple pies and maybe an apple cake, and with the rest, I made homemade applesauce.

There are about a million homemade applesauce recipes out there, all calling for different things. Some use lemon, some cinnamon. Some, you add apple cider, some you just add water. And what I’ve discovered is that it really just depends how you like it. I like my applesauce unsweetened, a little tart, and fairly chunky.

With the apples we handpicked from the orchard, I came up with the easiest homemade applesauce recipe…

When You Don’t Know What’s Best for Your Child

Always trust your motherly instinct. That’s what I’ve told myself every single time I’ve had an issue with my kids. Nearly every single time, I’d know what to do. I’d have no doubt of what was best for them. But this time around, I don’t.

3 Nicaraguan Treats That My Little Ones Love

My family is originally from Nicaragua. I’ve grown up on delicious Nicaraguan cuisine, and when I get a whiff of that aroma in the air, I’m reminded of home. I love Nicaraguan food, and I want my kids to love it too.

Lucky for us, my grandmother is an amazing cook, so we get to enjoy my favorite childhood treats often. But if you don’t have a Nicaraguan abuelita (grandmother) in your life, visit a fritanga (Nicaraguan restaurant) to try our top three favorite Nica treats.

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6 Tips for Taking Your Little Ones Out to Eat

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you’re destined to a life of nothing but dinner out at a place with a plastic slide.

Over the years, we’ve gotten better at taking our kids out to eat with us (my husband and I both love to eat out), and we’ve learned a few tricks to make it easier for everyone — from us, to our kids, to the waiter.

Nothing ruins a nice dinner out than having to have it all packed in to-go boxes before it even reaches your table.

Here are six ways to keep everyone smiling and happy.

Dining Out with a Baby

Dining Out with a Baby

5 Tips to Help Your Child Be a Good Eater

A picky eater is tough on parents (and it’s tough on a picky eater too).

You may not be able to totally control your child’s tastebuds, but there are things you can do to help them develop into good eaters from a young age. Here are some of my best tips.

Help a Picky Eater

Help a Picky Eater
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