Chicken, Corn and Cauliflower

Chicken, Corn and Cauliflower

Corn is such a versatile food. Not only is it amazing on the cob, when it's added to purees, it has a creamy, starchy quality. The corn in this puree … [Continue reading]

Back It On In!

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I am the youngest of five children, so I was always surrounded by many people and given lots of love from the day I was born. I grew up thinking … [Continue reading]

Banana Avocado Mousse

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Bananas and avocado are not only monsters of nutrition, but they also make a creamy and delicious combination for babies and toddlers. Avocados are … [Continue reading]

Spiced Lentil Puree

Spiced Lentil Puree

Some people dread cooking beans because they think there are too many steps in the preparation. That's where lentils come in handy. When mixed with a … [Continue reading]

Paternity Leave


On the commute home from work last week, NPR did a piece on paternity leave. Men don’t take it and they should. Why is that? Google offers 7 weeks of … [Continue reading]

There’s Danger in Connecting the Dots

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My kids just love the anticipation of completing those connect-the-dot activity sheets. Seemingly out of nowhere, an ice cream cone or Minnie Mouse’s … [Continue reading]

Do You Want to Buy a Penguin?

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What happens when you tell children to make up a story? Chances are they'll come up with an amazing, imaginative scenario made all the funnier when … [Continue reading]

Raising Mozart

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Sitting down to coffee with an old friend this month, the discussion turned to babies. Now this is mainly due to the fact that he is expecting his … [Continue reading]

Why Your Three Year Old Might be Freaking Out


Trying to figure out what's bothering your toddler is about easy as it is fun: so, basically, not easy or fun at all. But comedian, writer and father … [Continue reading]

DIY Electrolyte Drink

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If you have seen Idiocracy, you know that we have become a little fixated on the consumption of sports drinks and the importance of electrolytes. … [Continue reading]