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Introducing Our "First Food Checklist" – A Free Resource from My Little Me for New Parents!

The early stages of your baby's feeding journey are crucial for establishing a foundation for healthy eating habits. Introducing a variety of nutritious foods not only excites their taste buds but also enhances their openness to new tastes as they grow. However, coming up with ideas and tracking which foods your baby has tried, liked, or disliked can be a challenging task.That's where our "First Food Checklist" comes in! This tool is designed to help you keep a detailed record of the different f...

May 16, 2024

Superfoods for Super Babies: Nutrient-Dense Solid Foods for Your Little One

As parents, we want the best for our children, especially when it comes to their health and well-being. The first few years of a child's life are crucial for growth and development, and nutrition plays a pivotal role in this process. While breast milk or formula provides essential nutrients for infants, as they transition to solid foods, it's essential to introduce nutrient-dense solid food options to support their growth. Enter "superfoods" – foods packed with vitamins, minerals, and other be...

May 13, 2024

What is Baby Led Weaning?

For new parents, the journey of introducing solid foods to their baby is both exciting and nerve-wracking. A method called "Baby Led Weaning" (BLW) has gained considerable attention in recent years. So, what exactly is BLW, and why is it becoming a popular choice among modern parents? Let's explore.The Philosophy Behind Baby Led WeaningBaby Led Weaning is a method of introducing solid foods to a baby's diet that allows the baby to be in charge. Instead of the traditional method of spoon-feeding ...

May 7, 2024

Feeding Milestones: Stages of your little one’s solids journey

The initial year of a baby's life is characterised by swift growth and development, and optimal nutrition is paramount during this phase. The introduction of solids is one significant milestone in their first year. The aim of introducing solid food is to transition a baby from an entirely milk-based diet to eating the same foods as the rest of the family.Here is a guide illustrating how feeding habits evolve through different food textures between the age of 6-12 months. It is normal for babies ...

May 1, 2024

Starting Solids: Signs Your Baby is Ready

Introducing solid foods is a significant milestone in a baby’s first year of life. It marks the beginning of a new dietary journey, offering a world of flavours and textures to explore.But how can you tell when your little one is ready to explore the world of solids?Let's look into the cues that indicate your baby might be ready for that exciting first spoonful.Age as a GuidelineAt around the age of six months, your baby will start to need solid foods, in addition to breast milk (or infant for...

January 24, 2024

Enhancing Child Development with the Arc Assistant Original Kitchen Helper: A Must-Have for Parents

As a parent and an Occupational Therapist, I understand the crucial importance of engaging children in everyday tasks to develop essential skills that enhance their lives. In my search for tools that support our children's growth and development, I wish to highlight the Arc Assistant Original Kitchen Helper. This kitchen helper has been a vital part of our family's journey, nurturing our children's skills and confidence while ensuring their safety in the kitchen.Why We Love the Arc Assistant Or...

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