Why it's Wise to Wait When Starting Solid Foods

As a dietitian and mom to 5 small kids, I work and interact a LOT with families who are interested in - and often confused by - what (and what NOT) to feed their children. To be fair: the first stage of feeding is easy. Pretty much everyone agrees that breastmilk is best for baby...

My $6,000 Grocery Bill

Tax time got me thinking: how much do we spend on groceries a year? I have 5 kids and 2 adults to grocery shop for, so admittedly we're a big household; but, if we were normal (I wish) and anything like the typical middle-class American household, that would be $5,799 per year spent on food - or about 12.4% of income.

Sippy Cup Showdown

As a dietitian and mom to 5 kids age 2 and under, I think I KNOW some of the infant feeding guidelines, but I know I also FEEL some of them.This came to light recently when I was considering the best time to transition my baby quadruplets from the bottle to a cup.