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Fun with Finger Foods

By Annabel Karmel

Finger foods are a wonderful way to introduce your baby to various tastes and textures, and will help to encourage independent eating. Your baby will enjoy the process of feeding himself as well as the variety of foods that you offer. How can you tell if your baby is ready for finger foods? There are
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Healthy Finger Foods for Toddlers

By JustMommies staff

Toddlers love being able to do things for themselves—and that includes feeding themselves. Many toddlers eat unsweetened oat cereals and a variety of crackers as their typical (or only!) finger foods. But there are other healthier and less-processed choices that will help balance your child's diet
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Making Snacktime Healthy

By JustMommies staff

Snacktime can be fraught with unhealthy pitfalls, even for those families who strive to serve healthy meals for their kids every day. At snacktime, you often need to make something quickly, and the easiest thing to do is to reach into a bag or a box for some pretzels or chips. But snacks don’t have
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Making Snacktime Healthy

By JustMommies staff

Snacktime can be fraught with unhealthy pitfalls, even for those families who strive to serve healthy meals for their kids every day. At snacktime, you often need to make something quickly, and the easiest thing to do is to reach into a bag or a box for some pretzels or chips. But snacks don’t have
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Mealtime Dilemmas? No Problem!

By Ann Douglas

Your toddler is a huge fan of macaroni and cheese—and practically nothing else. Your preteen sneaks out the door without so much as a bite of breakfast. Your grade schooler has developed an acute case of sandwich phobia.... Sound familiar? Here are some parent-proven solutions to your top biggest mealtime
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Mealtime Dilemmas? No Problem!

By Ann Douglas

Your toddler is a huge fan of macaroni and cheese—and practically nothing else. Your preteen sneaks out the door without so much as a bite of breakfast. Your grade schooler has developed an acute case of sandwich phobia.... Sound familiar? Here are some parent-proven solutions to your top biggest mealtime
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Six Reasons to Skip the Sippy Cup

By JustMommies staff

They share the store shelf with other baby essentials and transitional gear, but do sippy cups potentially cause more difficulties than advantages? Invented in the 1980’s, the sippy cup quickly became the next “how did we live without it” item for parents of babies and toddlers. Nevertheless, is
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Six Reasons to Skip the Sippy Cup

By JustMommies staff

They share the store shelf with other baby essentials and transitional gear, but do sippy cups potentially cause more difficulties than advantages? Invented in the 1980’s, the sippy cup quickly became the next “how did we live without it” item for parents of babies and toddlers. Nevertheless, is
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Sneaky Ways to Sneak Vegetables Into Your Child's Diet

By JustMommies staff

You’ve tried all the usual tricks to get your little one to eat vegetables. But after months of offering dips with vegetable sticks, arranging vegetables in the shape of smiley faces, and every other trick in the book, your little one still rejects vegetables out-of-hand. Of course you want to continue
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Sneaky Ways to Sneak Vegetables Into Your Child's Diet

By JustMommies staff

You’ve tried all the usual tricks to get your little one to eat vegetables. But after months of offering dips with vegetable sticks, arranging vegetables in the shape of smiley faces, and every other trick in the book, your little one still rejects vegetables out-of-hand. Of course you want to continue
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