Extraordinary Little Lives: Exploring Parents of Special Needs Children

“We have no special needs children. Just children…with special needs.” – Uwe Maurer   As I reach the season of my children’s birthdays, I … [Continue reading]

Fennel, Peach, and Pea Puree

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Fennel is a crunchy and slightly sweet vegetable in the same category as a parsley and carrot. Although I tend to think of it more like a sweet onion … [Continue reading]

Are We Nuts to Give Peanuts to Babies?

Food allergies, and peanut allergies, in particular, have been at the forefront of concern in the US for the last decade. It’s estimated that about 2% … [Continue reading]

Baby’s First Cheesy Noodles

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Spaghetti is one of my favorite foods to feed a baby. They love the chewy texture, and I love how I can prepare it differently each time to favor … [Continue reading]

Coconut, Broccoli, Chicken Puree

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It’s no secret that full time moms rarely have a moment to themselves. I’m a big believer in finding ways in your day to get ahead in your busy … [Continue reading]

New Year Food Resolutions

It’s 2017, a brand new year full of promise… and food! I mean, everyone’s sitting around talking about the gyms they’ll join. But have you ever … [Continue reading]

Sweet Potato Muffins

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These moist sweet potato muffins make a great quick breakfast or snack once your little one is able to start eating bread-like solids. For those on … [Continue reading]

New Years Puree

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Happy New Years! Let’s start this new year with all the good luck we can get! So, as my mom always says, “Eat your black-eyed peas for good luck.” Or … [Continue reading]

Less Princess Jasmine, More Princess Leia

  I speak a lot to the pressures of raising a daughter in a culture that throws pink princesses and impossible standards at young girls. … [Continue reading]

Baby Carrot and Quinoa Soup

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After raising 3 kids, I’ve learned that as they grew and tried a new variety of foods, their sweet palate always trumped everything else. It was … [Continue reading]