Category Archives: Keira

Baby-Led Weaning and Nutritionism

I had the pleasure of traveling home to Nova Scotia for a week this month. Kim and Keira also flew in from London. So there we were – three generations under that roof that sheltered us from the inevitable rain … Continue reading

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Food to sink your (milk) teeth into

It’s surprising how much of our early life is spent on teeth: growing them, brushing them, losing them, growing new ones, and so on. I have a distinct memory of my older brother, also named Jeff, convincing me to tie … Continue reading

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BLW Baby Steps

In the weeks leading up to Keira’s first taste of food, we sat her in her high chair at meal times and gave her a spoon to play with. It wasn’t long before she started picking the spoon up and … Continue reading

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Keira’s First Feast

It was Keira’s 6 month ‘birthday’ last Saturday, so we decided to celebrate by giving her her first taste of real food: steamed carrots (Jeff and I also celebrated by feasting on Molly Wizenberg’s chocolate cupcakes with bittersweet glaze, after … Continue reading

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Learning to love veg

The first weeks of Keira’s introduction to food won’t involve much more than cooked veggies, which could make for some boring “recipes” on my part. Cut carrots, steam. Bake sweet potato, cut in half. Instead, I’m going to take this … Continue reading

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