Is It Normal For My Toddler to Be Shy? What Does It Mean? Is It Good or Bad?

Were you ever embarrassed of your child when they did not want to greet someone or started nagging at you wanting to go home because they were ‘scared’? And as your toddler is clinging to your leg and won’t leg go or say a peep, are you thinking…how are you scared of the lady you saw five times already? Is there a monster I can’t see? I am here to tell you today that it is perfectly normal for a toddler to be shy. They get their moods sometimes. One day they will be fine and the next they don’t […]

From What Age Should Your Baby Sleep With a Pillow?

I remember when I was pregnant and my husband and I went baby shopping (you know…clothes, crib, bedding, all the nice things), we stood in the bedding aisle and we were like “should we get a baby pillow?” Do babies need a pillow to sleep on? Are pillows safe for infants? As first time parents, we had no idea. Just because we as adults in- fact used pillows, we automatically thought babies need one too. Plus, babies look so cute with pillows and teddies in their crib, we thought this was normal. Everyone decorates their nursery and their baby’s crib […]

Sweet Potatolicious Soup Using My Cuisinart Baby Food Maker

You know what’s better than potatoes? Sweet potatoes! If you haven’t tried mashed sweet potatoes yet, I highly recommend that you do and sweet potato is a great ingredient to make baby puree and healthy baby food from. It is flavorful and just about a little bit sweet. In my humble opinion, I think it tastes better than potatoes…given the right recipe. I was comfortable back then in using store-bought baby food in jars for my first child because back then, I thought it was okay. A lot of people buy commercial baby food so it is considered the norm. […]

6 Hearty & Healthy Recipes for your Toddler

The transition from baby to toddler is a beautiful process. Not only are their habits changing, but also their eating patterns. This is the perfect time to introduce some yummy and healthy food choices to their menu; you are going to introduce some new foods that consists of more than two ingredients. Here are some of the tried and tested recipes that you can blindly trust for your one year old.  You can also get them new plates and spoons and forks to make the meal more colorful and delicious, take a look. Spinach balls Spinach is full of iron […]

Freestyle or Forced Parenting – Which is Better?

Nothing captures the imagination more than the sight of a newborn in your arms. The gaze of those pure eyes and the soft skin of your little baby fills you with baby bliss. However, this ‘bliss’ does not prepare you for what’s coming- a bumpy ride of parenting your baby through their first year of life. Parenting is a skill that has to be learned so that a baby and parent can develop a strong emotional bond. You should appreciate that this attachment has to be cultivated patiently so that you can pick out and interpret your baby’s cues. Fit-Foodie-Mom-Life […]

Avocado, Pumpkin, Banana Puree Using Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker

Hi, guys! Today I’m going show you a very healthy baby food recipe using three affordable yet very organic ingredients: avocado, banana and pumpkin. Making your own baby food in general not only is extremely healthy and vastly beneficial to your baby, considering all the organic ingredients you’ll use and the nutritional values, but you’ll also benefit from the amount of money you can save from producing your own baby food. This nutrient-packed mushy goodness will definitely boost your child’s health. Wanna know why? Pumpkins are rich in Vitamin A which is perfect for your baby’s eyes, Banana is rich […]