8 Reasons to Make Your Own Baby Food

Blueberry baby food mustache

I promise every post won’t be about baby food, but with an eight-month-old at home it’s where my head is right now. That eight-month-old is loving food, which we call “hamoo” (Polish for “food”). Or at least she’s loving pureed hamoo…maybe it’s because she remains toothless that she dislikes any kind of lumps or chunks. […]

Should I Feed My Six-Month-Old Organic Baby Food?

"Pesticide Use" sign at playground

Being responsible for another human being changes you. Parents, I know you’re out there nodding your heads. But what I’ve recently learned is it’s not only putting their needs before yours; adjusting your schedule to meet theirs; and summoning more patience from your already depleted stores. It’s knowing that if you mess up, you’re the […]

Swap-out Sunday: Popcorn

Popcorn in bowls

Popcorn is an age-old snack that’s been reinvented – several times – to suit the needs of our evolving lifestyles. In the process, it’s picked up some nasty hitchhikers like diacetyls, artificial flavours and preservatives. Swap-out Sunday Challenge:  This week, swap out your microwave popcorn for some old-fashioned, homemade stuff.   When I was a […]