How to choose the best highchair

best highchair for baby led weaning

Oh, the highchair: that first purchase that really matters when it comes to weaning. It is the place where your baby will spend quite a lot of time after 6 months of age until around…. well, until he figures out how to jump out of it I guess! It’s kind of like baby’s ‘first car’, that first purchase that gives him an identity, that he can ‘use’ to see the world differently and from another level. This post contains affiliate links, at no cost to you, meaning I get a small commission if you purchase through my link. We were … Read more

How to teach baby to drink from a cup

how to teach baby to drink water from a cup

Read on if you want to know which cup we decided it was the best for our baby, when to offer water and how to teach a baby to drink water from a cup in 4 easy steps that worked for us! Hopefully they will work for you too!   [Do not offer water to baby before 6 months if you’re breastfeeding, not even in hot weather. Breast milk alone offers enough hydration (and boosts immunity as well!) being made up of 80% water.]     One of the things that I constantly read about on the Facebook weaning groups … Read more

How to improve baby’s pincer grasp

baby pincer grasp

Read on if you want to find out what a pincer grasp is, the age when you should look for it in a baby’s development journey, why is the pincer grasp important when introducing solids and how you can improve it using baby’s best friends: toys.   As adults, we do a lot of things with our hands: we eat, we write, we wave, we shake hands, we hug, we carry, we hold, we point, we juggle, we tickle, we touch, we gesticulate, we push, just to name a few.   But did you ever think how does one acquire … Read more

10 reasons to share your baby led weaning experience and 3 cool ways to do it

If you’re anything like me, whenever I cook something for my little one and it is a success (in the sense that it gets eaten), my first instinct is to tell someone. And in most of the cases I take a photo and/or write a short sentence.   Sharing has never been easier nowadays. You’re 140 characters away from the whole world (Twitter) or one post away from your 338 friends and acquaintances (Facebook, an estimated average) or your 194 Instagram followers (again, on average).   Since the term baby led weaning came to be 10 years ago, things have … Read more

18 baby led weaning muffins recipes

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Muffins are probably the easiest way to start introducing solids to your little one, while incorporating most if not all food groups in one go.   Muffins are also great for babies with no teeth, since they are soft, easy to munch at and usually big enough for them to grab in the beginning, making them the ideal food for baby led weaning.   You can also incorporate all kinds of ingredients, make them sweet or savoury, and can satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.   They’re great for lunchboxes, picnics and going out with your baby.   PIN IT … Read more

5 foods that you should stop giving your baby

This post that you’re about to read will probably stir something inside.   You will either agree with it and start changing your little one’s diet or you will totally rebel against it and conclude that everyone has something against some food or other these days.       Anyways, regardless of your final decision, I wanted to share with you some findings of mine related to some of the popular foods given in the weaning process, which are at the same time foods to avoid giving to baby.     They are mainly trendy foods, like smoothies, chia puddings, … Read more