How to Feed a Baby And Keep Your Sanity

The china was props. I had this idea for the Christmas card to have the kids in London themed shots. Here the twins are having tea. I got some great shots, but the Christmas card never happened. The girls still love Fox’s Party Rings, though.

Food is a source of much mother angst, in large part because we imagine we can control what children eat far longer than we actually can. This makes for a quick and unanticipated trip into short order cookdom and other insanities.

A few years ago I did a two part series on how to avoid these insanities when weaning babies to solid food.

Short take: just feed them what you eat. Get a stick blender and wrrrrrr until it is the consistency appropriate for your little one’s chewing and swallowing stage.

Longer takes: