She Eats!

I should have known that Paige would be gung-ho about eating regular foods . . . after all, I am her mother. Paige has quickly gone from an immobile infant to a crawling baby. She’s sped from an 100 percent breastfed girl to a breastmilk, baby food and finger foods child. And she’s not showing…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I’m sure that many mothers are looking forward to lazy mornings of sleeping in and breakfast in bed. But I’m no fool. After three years of motherhood, I know that ain’t happening here. Perhaps someday I can guilt them all into it. For now, I will take my personal treat of sleeping until 6 instead…

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A Good Egg . . .

The Scene: Eating dinner with the family. Paige in her Exersaucer next to the table. Paige: {{Shriek, shriek!}} Will: (Leaning over the side of his highchair to see her.) It’s okay, Paige. I love you.

Are Melamine Plates Safe?

As a mother of a young child, I am constantly on the prowl for what’s safe and what isn’t. In my house, we avoid partially hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup and microwaving plastic. But until this week, I hadn’t given a thought to the melamine plates that my son eats from. After all, the…

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