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Baby eating solids in a highchair

Your questions answered – everything you need to know about baby-led weaning

What is baby-led weaning, and is it the right option for you and your little one? Here's what to know about this method of solid introduction.
A child eating her school lunch

7 kids’ school lunch ideas you can put together in no time

Baby bottles in a carrier

How long is formula good for? This is when to toss it

A cluster of different baby bottles in a bowl.

Glass vs. plastic baby bottles: Here’s what doctors have to say

Father burping his baby in bedroom, after being breastfed.

How to burp a baby: The do’s and don’ts to know

Baby opens mouth at the sight of food

When can babies eat baby food? This is when to make the switch

Dad feeding his newborn with a bottle.

What is soy formula, and is it good for your baby?

breast pump with bottle

The best breast pumps for new moms to prepare meals in advance

Woman kissing her sleeping baby

Is Theraflu safe for breastfeeding moms? Here’s what you need to know

Mom holding a cup while baby drinks from it

When can babies have water? You might be surprised

Baby in highchair eating avocado puree.

7 avocado-based baby food combinations your baby will love

Mom breastfeeding and manual breast pump on the table

What you need to know about manual breast pumps before you buy

Two children are making a snack in the kitchen

We love these easy, healthy snacks for kids

Kids love to snack but they don't always choose the healthiest options. We've got some easy and healthy snacks for kids that won't break the bank.
Mom breastfeeding and manual breast pump on the table

Cluster feeding: What you need to know

Cluster feeding can happen with breast- or bottle-fed babies. Haven't heard of cluster feeding? Here's you go-to guide on cluster feeding.
Honey

Why can’t babies have honey? The answer may not be what you think

The reason babies shouldn't have honey until they reach their first birthday is because of the bacteria it contains that can cause serious illnesses in infants.
Baby in a highchair at the table eating.

Is your baby not eating solid foods? Here’s what could be going on

Is your baby not eating solids all of a sudden? We discuss what could be going on and how to get your little one's appetite back.
Tasty meatballs made in a crockpot

15 super simple Christmas crockpot meals that are ideal for busy families

Save time in the kitchen this holiday season with these delicious and easy Christmas crockpot meals.
Child eating pizza out of pizza box

How to stop food obsession in children

Can a toddler be obsessed with food? Learn the signs of food obsession and how to prevent them before it turns into an eating disorder.
A parent taking care of a sick child.

Feeding toddlers when sick: What to feed a toddler with a fever

Having a sick child at home is never fun, especially when they won't eat. We know what to feed a toddler with a fever to get their appetite back.
Dad holding baby in the nursery.

Should I wake baby from a long nap? 4 times it’s OK

If you're asking yourself, should I wake up baby from a long nap, you aren't alone. We'll let you know when it's normal to wake that babe.
Teenage boy taking food from fridge

How many calories should I let my teen eat per day? The answer is complicated

Whether your teen is dieting or needs to lose weight, it's important to know how many calories your teen should be eating per day.
Baby with sweet potatoes

9 amazing sweet potato baby food combinations your child will love

Making your own sweet potato baby food is a snap with these tasty fruit and vegetable combinations.
Ramen noodles in a bowl ready to eat

Transform a boring meal with these inventive but cheap ramen noodle recipes

Ramen noodles have graduated from college campuses to family dinner tables with these cheap ramen noodle recipes.
Mother holding baby in nursery.

Is overfeeding a newborn a thing? You might be surprised by the answer

Is overfeeding a newborn possible? We have the clues from your baby to watch out for to know if you are feeding that little bundle too much.
Mom breastfeeding newborn in bed

10 foods to avoid while breastfeeding (and some good, nutritious ones that help prevent colic)

Now that you've made the decision to breastfeed, learn what foods to avoid while breastfeeding and what to be sure to include in your diet.
A glass of chocolate milk with a straw

When can babies have chocolate milk? This is when it’s safe to let your child indulge

Is chocolate milk safe for babies? We discuss when you can serve this treat to your little one and which kind is best for them.
A young child wearing a bib sitting in a high chair.

The difference between baby drool bibs and feeding-time bibs

Let’s discover what makes baby drool bibs and feeding-time bibs different from each other and why you should invest in both for your little one.
Smiling toddler at the table eating.

10 perfect toddler breakfast ideas that are fun for little ones to eat and easy for parents to make

Want to try something new for breakfast? Here are amazing and delicious (and easy) ideas for fun toddler breakfast ideas to liven up your morning.
Baby drinking out of a bottle.

Experts weigh in on when chamomile tea for babies can be helpful for colic or constipation

Should you use chamomile tea for babies suffering from colic? Here's whether babies should have chamomile tea including benefits and timing.
Mother feeding baby

4 great baby formulas for sensitive stomachs you can get quickly

Does your baby have an upset tummy from their formula? Here are the best baby formula for sensitive stomach to try.
Milk temperature check

Should you have bottle warmers for breast milk in your home? It’s complicated

Bottle warmers for breast milk sound like a great idea, but are they really safe? We give you all the pros and cons.
Family grilling together

6 kid-friendly barbecue ideas that are way healthier and tastier than hot dogs

Your kids will love these healthy grill ideas that aren't hot dogs but still taste great and are fun to create.
A highchair set up with a baby toy, sippy cup, and green baby food.

When can babies eat spinach? Don’t feed it to them too early

When can babies eat spinach and how can you make spinach baby food your child will eat? Let's break down when your nugget can enjoy this mineral-rich superfood.
Large pot of mac and cheese

These tasty meals are under 1,000 calories and cook in 30 minutes or less

Check out these healthy 1,000-calorie-meal recipes that are ready in 30 minutes and taste so good the whole family will dig in.
A toddler reaching into a bag of fast food in the car

7 of the best fast-food items for kids you can feel good about grabbing

When on the go, it is possible to keep your kiddos fed guilt-free. We list healthier fast-food options for your toddler or preschooler.
Family enjoying fireworks at night

How to put together the perfect 4th of July picnic

Putting together a 4th of July picnic doesn't have to be stressful. We've got simple picnic ideas to fill your patriotic basket.
Plate of Mexican food to help celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Yummy family-friendly recipes to spice up Cinco de Mayo

Spice up your dinner table this May 5 with these family-friendly Cinco de Mayo recipes.
Mother and daughter eating vegetables

These TikTok hacks will get your kids eating more fruits and veggies this summer

Reduce food waste and get your kids eating more fruits and veggies with these TikTok hacks.
Toddler refusing to eat healthy lunch/snack of fruit and drink her milk

Almost half of kids ages 1 to 5 don’t eat a daily veggie (and one-third don’t eat fruit)

A study has shown that almost 50% of kids between the ages of 1 and 5 aren't eating vegetables daily.
Table full of Easter desserts

Easy Easter desserts kids will hop over

Looking for easy dessert ideas for the Easter holiday? Here are simple Easter dessert recipes the kids will love.
Table set with side dishes for Easter

Tasty Easter side dishes to bring to the table that will get the kids excited

Easter side dishes are often the most popular foods on the table. Try these tasty Easter side recipes this spring that will get the kids excited to eat.
Family cooking together

Save money and avoid food waste: This site finds family dinner ideas using what you already have

This site helps you create meals with what you have in your fridge and avoid food waste.
Detox soup, chicken and vegetables

5 healthy detox soups to feed your family this spring

5 healthy detox soups to feed your family this spring that are packed with veggies.
Four inviting St. Patrick's Day cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day dessert ideas to integrate the Irish holiday into the family’s after-dinner treat time

Cap off a fun March 17 with these delicious St. Patrick's Day desserts.
Tasty bowl of Irish stew to enjoy on St. Patrick's Day

Tasty St. Patrick’s Day recipes to bring the tradition to the family’s dinner plate

Everyone is Irish on March 17 so get cooking with delicious St. Patrick's Day recipes the whole family will eat.
Family cooking together

Engage the kids and cook with these great DIY meal kits – create the next Julia Child!

Cooking with the kids is educational, entertaining, and delicious, but not always easy. Make it simpler with these DIY meal kits.
Family listens to music at mealtime

Use music to encourage good mealtime habits with your kids

Mealtime can be tough, especially with uncooperative kids. Looking for a new solution? Music could be the key to better mealtime habits for the whole family.
Plate of heart-shaped pancakes for Valentine's Day.

How to make heart-shaped pancakes for Valentine’s Day

Learn how to make heart-shaped pancakes just in time to make Valentine's Day breakfast special for the whole family.
Table filled with snacks ready for a Super Bowl party

Make these easy Super Bowl snacks the whole family will love

You'll be the MVP of the party with these easy, homemade Super Bowl snacks.
Two children are making a snack in the kitchen

These 9 easy no-bake recipes for kids are perfect for independent bakers

Looking for no-bake desserts for your little chef to make for everyone? Try these kid-friendly recipes that only need a few ingredients.