Raising a Reader

One of my greatest fears about having a child was having one who struggled with reading. There was a good chance that would happen as my otherwise brilliant husband has had a lifelong tug of war with books. Although sluggish at first, my son finally settled into a groove with reading but it wasn’t until […]

Barley Cereal

You’ve heard of oatmeal cereal or rice cereal for babies, but have you heard of barley cereal? Yes, you heard right. Actually, some doctors say skip the rice cereal that you see on the shelves and go straight to barley – as for some babies can’t tolerate the rice as it can give them gas […]

Pear Puree

Pears are gentle on a baby’s tummy and easy to digest. If your baby is suffering from reflux and or constipation this is perfect first food. Starting your 4-6 month old baby on pears is a great beginning in their first food journey. When feeding any new first foods to your baby make sure you […]

First Food Banana Puree

Are you nervous about feeding your baby solids for the first time? Don’t be! It’s fun to make a mess and that’s just what is going to happen. Still feeling nervous? Well, you’ve come to the right place for inspiration. Here at Baby Bullet Blog, we can help you find any recipe that coincides with […]

The Thoughts of One Busy Mom

Lately I haven’t felt like a great mom. The level of “busy” over the course of the last few years has increased to a level that (at least for me) occupies more time and brain capacity than ever before. And I ask myself, “What’s the point of all this?” sometimes. We get the job to […]

Tiger Mom or Sloth Mom?

There are a lot of theories running rampant in the parenting world these days. One term coined by author and Yale law professor, Amy Chua, is now known as “tiger mom”. What is a tiger mom, exactly? Wikipedia states it as “a term which refers to a strict or demanding mother who pushes her children to […]

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. Recently, I posted my thoughts on the death of Carrie Fisher on Geek Girl Authority, where I’m a contributing writer, and it made me put some thought into what made someone […]

Heroine: Girls Can Be Superheroes Too

At a recent trip to BJ’s, I found myself wandering over to the bakery. Next month is my daughter’s birthday, and she’d asked for a Marvel Superhero theme. So, I thought I’d browse through their cake design book. There’s a boy section was filled with Pixar’s “Cars” and “Toy Story”, combined with ample selections of […]

DIY Coffee Exfoliating Scrub

With cold weather comes dry skin. There are so many body scrubs and exfoliating options that deciding what to use on your skin can be completely overwhelming and costly. Why not concoct your own exfoliating scrub with an ingredient you probably already have in your cabinet: coffee? The therapeutic benefits of coffee are renowned in the […]

Pear, Fig, Ginger and Cinnamon Puree

Hello, fancy pants baby. This puree sounds like your baby is all set for a fancy dinner with their tiny baby friends at a hoity-toity restaurant. Packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium and fiber, this tasty puree helps prevent constipation and keeps your baby ‘going’ on a regular basis. Also, figs have the same […]