May 15, 2017 There was no thinking involved. It had to be done. It was so simple in execution that it seemed like that was indeed the most appropriate response to the contextual triggers of that moment. It wasn’t like I was sitting there looking at those round crackers hatching my devilish plans.
Two seconds of inverted lips curved with displeasure, eyes staring at me, ready to tear, as if pleading, as if silently protesting, as if having given up her faith in me to make her world always shine bright with hugs and kisses, and having lost all hope in the humanity of a mother, she lets… Read More The Exciting Journey of Solid Foods
Day before yesterday, Aaron made pasta with ground turkey sauce for dinner. He and I were going to eat that while I made J his usual mashed brown rice-lentil mix. I decided that I would feed him some pasta to slowly get him introduced to normal everyday food but also kept his rice meal on… Read More My baby is growing up: Feeding and Eating Independently
The first thing I did was ask Aaron to remove completely, one side of the crib and place it right next to my side of the bed. We rolled a blanket in the wood between the crib and our bed to cushion it as well as have a continuation of softness. (We had done this… Read More Our sleeping arrangements – Embrace the rhythm of your family
My baby started solids a couple weeks ago and is doing great. We started with rice cereal and slowly added Earth’s Best Organic Stage 1, My First Veggies Variety Pack, 12 Count, 2.5 Ounce Jars and the Earth’s Best Organic First Fruits Starter Kit available at Target. I first introduced carrots, followed by sweet potato, and… Read More Baby Solids and Sleeptime
Yesterday, my baby had his first ‘solid’ food. I bought Gerber’s Organic Brown Rice Cereal after doing a little bit of research. I was concerned about the levels of arsenic in brown rice in general and in baby food in particular but upon reading further and making sure that we only feed him one serving… Read More Baby Starting Solids