Pear and Spinach Puree

Pears are a good source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This sweet fruit is easy for babies to digest, can also help in healing wounds faster, and can stimulate the immune system. You can mash ripe pears or cube them so your baby can reach out and grasp them. It’s also recommended to steam the […]

Papaya Pineapple Spinach and Banana

While researching new purees to feed my baby, I am always conscious of using organic fresh foods because I then know exactly what my baby will be eating. Not knowing where the baby food jars were manufactured or what is used to preserve the flavor to last longer makes me nervous. I know later in […]

Dr. Leonard Sax and the Collapse of Parenting

Every now and then there is some expert that comes out with a provocative viewpoint on parenting that makes headlines. In the 70’s, it was Dr. Spock. In the 90’s and early 2000’s, it was Dr. Sears. Most recently, it’s been Dr. Leonard Sax, an American psychologist and practicing family physician. And his headlines are eye-catching […]

Motherhood: Boot Camp Pales by Comparison

I got the chance to relive the pregnancy cycle and a baby’s first moments this past April with the birth of my best friend’s first son. She’s had two daughters prior and, over the last eight years, Christina and I have shared our joys and our woes about motherhood. She was the first to get […]