My baby is trucking right along in his solid food experiments. He snarfs down meatballs and fish, Cheerios and freeze-dried veggie discs. We’re trying as much as possible to practice baby-led weaning, which at our house means we toss cubes of food on his tray and mostly ignore him while we finish preparing . . . → Read More: Adventures in Solids
There’s a GI bug circulating around…well, basically everywhere. It’s at my older son’s preschool. It’s all over my play group. I initially scoffed at this bug like I always do because say what you will about my older son–that kid has an iron stomach. He has never, ever vomited.
I smugly assumed my . . . → Read More: GI Bug Prescription: More Breastmilk
A friend sent me a blog post a few weeks ago explaining the release of a new product: Similac Mom. It doesn’t seem to be available in the US, but it sure is for sale in lots of other countries around the world. It’s a product designed for pregnant and postpartum women to . . . → Read More: Similac Mom: Formula for Grownups
We cloth diaper three-quarters of the time here at Team Lev Headquarters. We launder the diapers ourselves and I must say, it’s been pretty lovely these past six months to not worry about the contents of the cloth diaper.
I never imagined that the sun really would bleach out stains. But it . . . → Read More: Cloth Diapering and Introducing Solids
What is the WHO CODE? It is a “code of ethics” developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to regulate the marketing and distribution of breast milk substitutes. It is a VOLUNTARY code which companies, medical facilities, doctors and organizations are encouraged to follow, but it is not mandatory and there are no . . . → Read More: Importance Of The WHO Code
by Lillian Cannon
I was raised in a family for whom food was very important. We are all adventurous eaters – for example, I started eating sushi when I was three, and the first sushi restaurant opened in Pittsburgh. There are almost no foods my husband and I don’t like, so it was . . . → Read More: One Family’s Adventure with Child-Led Solids