Looking for a nursery – what to ask in terms of food

Looking for a nursery can be a daunting process. It is important you feel comfortable leaving your child there and yet you can only go on other people’s recommendations. Not only should we check Ofsted reports and find out other parents opinions but we also need to ask the right questions when we go toContinue reading “Looking for a nursery – what to ask in terms of food”

Getting enough iron and protein on a vegan diet

Either going vegan or moving to a more plant based diet is becoming increasingly popular. It is possible to feed a baby well on a vegan diet but there are a number of things to consider and it takes careful planning. 2 of the things to consider are iron and protein (other key nutrients toContinue reading “Getting enough iron and protein on a vegan diet”

What to buy for weaning your baby

£20 for a bib, £15 for a plate, £100 for a highchair… Really! The cost of introducing solids to your baby might seem overwhelming. There are so many products on the market. Here are my essentials and the best way to get the on a budget 1) Somewhere safe to put baby – ideally withContinue reading “What to buy for weaning your baby”

Quick and healthy pasta meals

Sometimes as new parents we wonder what we did with our time before we had children. Time is quickly filled with nappy changes, washing, cuddle time, entertaining and catching up on sleep (hopefully!). We don’t have ages to spend in the kitchen. You are still aiming to have protein, starchy carb and 2 portions ofContinue reading “Quick and healthy pasta meals”

Simple breakfast ideas for babies

I don’t know about you but I don’t have much spare time in the mornings. I don’t put pressure on myself if the children have the same for breakfast each day, I just give them variety at other meals. Here are some ideas for variety though (I must admit, mine have never had eggs onContinue reading “Simple breakfast ideas for babies”