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I shared a similar post on another parenting blog. A lot of Moms reached out to me to thank me for sharing this, so I wanted to share it with you too. When leading my workshop for 9- to 18-month-olds, I’m often asked how long you should breastfeed your child. Sometimes moms are planning to […]

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Deconstructed Dishes

by KristenY on March 20, 2014 · 0 comments

I have no idea why many kids don’t like their foods to touch. Another mystery that stumps me is why when sauces touch foods, it is considered unacceptable, but dipping is fun and yummy. These are just 2 of the common great unsolved mysteries of young children’s eating habits. You’ll drive yourself crazy if you […]

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Are You Good Company?

by KristenY on December 19, 2013 · 0 comments

To me, the holidays are all about family and friends gathering around the table to share food, stories and laughter. It’s a great reminder of how enjoyable family meals can be. But mealtime can be a stressful time if you’re under the 2-bite microscope. What’s the 2-bite microscope? It’s what I call it when parents’ […]

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Bedtime snacks are one of the most common topics that I’m asked about. Within the last week parents have asked me about them in a presentation, by an in-home service client, even via a post by a follower on my Facebook page. So I thought that it was the perfect topic for today’s blog post. […]

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You know those things that really take you back to being a kid that you want to share with your kids? When I was at the market the other day I saw a big pile of bright pink rhubarb and I had to buy some because stewed rhubarb on vanilla ice cream was a big […]

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I have never been a coffee drinker. Sometimes I wish I was and I can admit, I am at times, jealous of the lusty look in my husband’s eyes in the morning as he brings his coffee mug to his mouth and savours those first few sips. The satisfaction it brings to him is foreign […]

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Pellets… YUM!

by Our Little Pickle on January 5, 2010 · 1 comment

When I was pregnant with Everly I had grand visions about how a lot of things in her life were going to look. I pictured her nursery, I pictured her wardrobe, I pictured her nestled in bed with us and I pictured myself making all of her food. I was going to make everything home and all […]

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