Bamboo Dishes and Tableware

Products Nannies Love Bamboo plates are an eco-friendly alternative to plastic, melamine, or ceramic plates. Bamboo is lightweight, yet heavy duty. There are no harmful chemicals used to create bamboo tableware and they are recyclable and biodegradable. Bamboo plates are microwave-safe and remain cool to the touch. Fun-shaped bamboo dishes make toddler meals enjoyable. Some […]

Infantino Squeeze Station

Products Nannies Love Nannies love carrying food pouches for babies and toddlers for snacks and meals but store bought pouches often have preservatives or unwanted ingredients in them. Infantino Squeeze Station is an easy way to put your own healthy, homemade pureed food into single-serve pouches for kids. It fills up to three separate pouches […]

Review of Top 100 Baby Purees

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs Last Sunday we recommended the Beaba Babycook Baby Food Maker and tomorrow we will discuss The First Years Babypro All In One Baby Food Maker. A great book to reference when making baby food is, Top 100 Baby Purees: 100 Quick and Easy Meals for […]

What to Never Serve a Baby

Salt or Sugar:There is never a reason to add salt or sweetener or sugars to baby food. Babies’ kidneys are not enough developed to be able to handle too much salt, so the salt can has been linked to diabetes later in life. Honey:Never serve children under two-years-old honey because honey can contain bacterial spores […]

Baby Food in Stages

10 – 12- Months Old Once a baby is 10-months-old they have already chosen favorite tastes. Some babies like feeding themselves and no longer enjoy runny purees. Be patient with the baby. The baby needs to decide what foods he wants to eat since he will be transitioning in the coming months to the world […]

Baby Food In Stages Eight-Months

What Do You Serve Babies at Eight-Months?Now that the baby has tasted fruits, vegetables, and single grain baby cereals you can try to introduce meat and fish, pasta, or noodles. Fruits to try after eight-months include: blueberries, cherries, cranberries, grapes, melons, watermelons, cantaloupes, mango, and papaya. You can introduce some raw fruits now too. Vegetables, […]

Introducing Food to Babies in Stages

Newborn to Six-MonthsOnce you are ready to introduce fruits and vegetables to a baby’s diet, the easiest way to prepare homemade baby food is using a steamer and a food grinder made for the purpose of making baby food. For example, we recommend the Beaba Babycook Baby Food Maker (we reviewed on Sunday) or the […]