Recipe of the Day for Toddlers- Pasta Ratatouille

Pasta Baby Food Recipes – Pasta Ratatouille4 oz uncooked pasta (Elbow Macaroni, Orzo works well too)1 tbsp olive oil1/2 medium onion, chopped1 small eggplant, diced1 small zucchini, diced8oz fresh, ripe tomatoes, chopped2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped1tbsp Parmesan, grated Prepare the pasta as per the directions on the package, then drain.Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, saute the onion in the oil over a medium heat for 1…

Teething Babies, no sleep for you or baby..here are some tips

We’ve all been down this road and what I can say?  Pour yourself a stiff one.Some very helpful homeopathic teething products that do work are:Boiron– CamiliaHylands– Teething gel (contains no benzocaine) A homeopathic combination for the temporary relief of symptoms of simple restlessness and wakeful irritability due to cutting teeth.Homeocan-Teething (great to use if fever is accompanied with teething)Please read…

Recipe of the Day for Baby- For the under 12 months Parsnip & Carrot

Parsnip and carrot baby food puree with thyme (6 months+) 1 tbsp unsalted butter 6 oz (3/4 cup) carrots, sliced (and peeled, if not organic) 6 oz (3/4 cup) parsnips, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed (optional) 1 sprig of fresh thyme or a pinch of dried 8 fl oz (1 cup) low sodium or homemade chicken stock Preheat the oven to 375 deg F, 190 deg C. Saute…

Recipe of the Day for Toddler-Baby Meatballs

Baby Meatballs 8oz (1 cup) lean minced/ground beef 4oz (1/2 cup) mashed potatoes Pre-heat the oven to 350 deg F, 180 deg C. Combine the ingredients and blend well. Roll into 1 inch balls. Place on a baking tray and cook for around 20 mins. Drain the fat, then cool and serve.  How easy is this moms?  I’m going to use ground pork…

Brocolli Cheese Nuggets

So I made Broccoli Cheeses nuggets yesteday for the boy and let’s just say he is Mr.Tootie McTootster…time to brew him same Camomile tea…and soothe the gas! I know I will have a load worth waiting for once he’s done.  Good god!Camomile is great for gas, colic and keeping baby regular once he/she starts solids.It is part…

My skin is dry, my skin is saggy, my breasts are.. well..you get the picture!

Well moms, here’s something for you! Dry skin in the winter, dry air at home.  Do I really have the time to scrub and moisturize when I have a baby at home?!  Let alone shower..whatever! In the early days I think I went 4 days without, oh how glamorous was I.Well moms, the shower is your little piece of alone time and with the…

Oh No! My baby has a cold! Here are some tips….

Well, I’ve been here a couple of times since Master Chunk has turned 1.I was anxious about the whole ordeal of his first cold, he didn’t get one until after his 1st birthday but my heart ached at his sad, little cough.  I put onions in his socks so they’d absorb through his feet, I hung an onion in his crib, I…

FAVORITE things for baby-Diapering

Diapers, diapers, diapers….cloth vs disposable.  What’s a mom to do? My favorite are bumGenious, here are their steps:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR9bHwVd-iU  I would love to try AppleCheeks, Rearz and other brands as well, it is fun shopping for cloth diapers…god how I’ve changed! LOL!I used to use AMP but they just seem to be…