Summer is upon us, and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be on the go with little ones in tow, to backyard play dates, zoo trips, and...
As moms, we spend much of our days caring about our kids, and spend not-so-much time caring about ourselves. We neglect our health, we don’t take time to eat properly and we barely sit down to breathe. One of the biggest things that...
Remember paint-by-numbers? Well we’re talking feeding-by-colour! When it comes to fruits and vegetables, often the colour of the food is a great indicator of what nutrients it’s full of.
When Baby Gourmet Co-founder Jen Carlson was growing up her favorite children’s books growing up were from Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter series and Professor Wormbog, which looking back, were books that were both fun and had great underl
As a former Elementary school teacher, Baby Gourmet Co-Founder Jill Vos was an avid collector of children’s books, so her kids were exposed to books at a very young age.
Baby Gourmet President, and CEO, Michael Watt, shares a few books that top the list of family faves for his daughters Addison and Charlotte.
Among the advice new parents receive, is to devote time to reading to babies early and often.
With the switch to solids, this world begins to open to your baby. It’s an adventure of taste and texture, from the first basic cereals to the more complex puree blends.
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In the early days of researching how and when to start solids with my babies, I made the decision to start with a vegetable opposed to a fruit. After rice cereal, the first food I brought to their lips was broccoli. I wanted to ensure they developed a taste for greens, as I know these important nutrients can be hard won down the road.
To my surprise, my daughter ate up her broccoli without hesitation; my son on the other hand, was not as willing. So I mixed his broccoli with a little pear purée and watched him gobble it up! That's when I learned the power of blending.