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Best Choices in Baby Food Makers

There is a sea of baby food makers on the market, from hand grinders to what appear to be state of the art machines. A good friend just uses her mini food processor. She’s on her 5th child and is completely confident in what she’s doing andfeeding her 7 month old what everyone else is eating. ..
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Is a Baby Food Maker Worth It? Pros and Cons

If you’re like me, you know that you can save money making your own baby food. But, you ask yourself if you will really use it. I spent a lot of time debating on whether or not to get a baby food maker. Probably too much time, to be honest. By the time I bought ..
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Puffy Party Mix Recipe for Infants – Candy Alternative

This was born when I was trying to find a good alternative for candy in my 9 month old’s Christmas stocking.  It works great for parties, Easter basket stuffers, and other occasions where you want your little one to be able to celebrate even though they can’t eat what the big kids do. The colors, ..
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Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes

Most of these recipes are my own archive of things I liked so I can remember how I did them. There are a lot of great recipes from Crockpot Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes around the internet. This is how I like to do ours: Crockpot will be cooked on high for 3 hours or low for 4-5 ..
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How We Helped Our Preemie with Reflux

Our little one was born at 29 weeks and 3 days – about 11 weeks early. We were in the hospital 94 days. He had a lot of struggles and one of the biggest ones was constant desats and apneas. They were largely related to his poor little tummy and the reflux it was experiencing. The reflux wasn’t ..
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Super Easy 15 Minute Chicken Dijon Pasta Salad

This makes a fantastic and quick lunch and it keeps and travels well.  It’s is a modified version of a Betty Crocker recipe, which can be found here.   Ingredients: 1 Box Suddenly Salad Classic Pasta Mix 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked (I baked mine with Lawry’s season salt) 1/3 cup low calorie mayo ..
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10 Ways to Help a Constipated Baby

When you think of mom-ing, constipation for your little guy or gal is certainly not the first thing that comes to mind, but it is definitely something you are probably going to have to face at some point. Usually, this comes when starting first foods. For preemie babies and others on simplified formulas like Elecare, it ..
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What’s Inside the Target July 2017 Baby Box?

Every now and then, Target releases a baby box. The box is usually between $7-$10 with free shipping and it is well worth the price. Most of the items inside are full size (or at least really big samples). I’ve found some of my favorite things in these boxes in the past. One of the ..
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10 Minute Meal – Trader Joe’s Mango Chipotle Carnitas Wraps – 3 Ingredients!

  You really only need 3 ingredients to make this awesome meal: 6 Flour tortillas (or shells if you prefer) 1/2 bottle of Trader Joe’s Sweet and Spicy Mango Vinaigrette 1 package Trader Joe’s Traditional Carnita’s (Pork) Suggested Additions: Lettuce Cheese Tomatoes Instructions: Place the Carnitas in a large saucepan. Use two forks or a ..
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What is the Best Soothing Vibration Mechanism for Your Baby?

Some babies just love the soothing vibration that is found in bouncers and some other baby equipment. The problem is that baby equipment that isn’t flat isn’t safe for them to sleep in. Some bassinets have built in vibration, but most of the larger ones don’t and none of the side sleepers do at this ..
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