Category: Feeding

Sometimes the Papad has to break

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 […]

The Exciting Journey of Solid Foods

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 […]

Waltzing Logdrivers, Christian Ants, Conniving Cats, Deceitful Ducks and Other Aids to Help Your Child Eat, Drink, and Thrive

Almost every parent can attest to the innumerable tactics, strategies, threats, rewards, and/or punishment that naturally dovetail our parenting styles. I don’t care what you name your particular style of parenting – whether you are […]

What you really need in a first-time baby registry – Part 3 (*Breastfeeding edition)

Most women I know, including myself, start out with the intention of wanting to breastfeed their babies. While this indeed becomes a reality for many, for several others these intentions become challenging catalysts for disappointment […]

Adventures of a boy wonder – The Food Chronicles

Toddler J or TJ is going to turn 17 months young next week and already he is a nonstop bundle of energy who only stops his active learning and engagement during sleep times. At all […]

My baby is growing up: Feeding and Eating Independently

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 […]

What is happening with little J now at 14 months: Food

Baby J is no longer a little baby even though he will always be one to me. He is a little toddler now, finessing his toddling skills and becoming a stronger walker every day. Here […]

Baby Starting Solids

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 […]

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