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Category Archives: Feeding

August is National Breastfeeding Month! (And: did you know that you can breastfeed at our stores?)

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It should seem obvious that, given that we’re in the business of providing absolutely everything for babies, we totally support breastfeeding (and all feeding choices – babies gotta eat!). However, you’d be surprised at all the different places where moms have been told not to breastfeed their babies. As lactation counselor and blogger Amber Hinds writes, it’s useless and backwards ... Read More »

How to stop your child from throwing food from the high chair

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By Cecilia Matson, MA, Child Development and Parenting Specialist Galoop – Child Development Classes for Babies and Toddlers and Expert Advice for Caregivers www.galoopclasses.com facebook.com/GaloopClasses Everyone with a young child has lived through it: babies and toddlers will throw food out of their high chair  at one point or another. And even though it can be sometimes funny or even ... Read More »

Lollacup vs. Zoli Bot: Sippy Cup Showdown

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Sippy cups are tough. I can’t even count how many times exasperated parents have come in looking for their sippy-cup-savior, having already tried a ton of different models. Look no further: the Lollacup Straw Cup and the Zoli Bot are two superior sippies! They’re both terrific, but they’re different in a few important ways, so in order to help you ... Read More »

Fairfield Grand Opening Spotlight: Zoli

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There’s a lot of advice out there on proper foods and beverages for your child: breast milk and formula, organic fruits and veggies, the proper nutritional balance of vitamins and minerals and protein and fiber, avoiding allergens, persuading (or perhaps tricking) picky eaters, and so on. Then there’s also the advice on what NOT to feed your child, especially the ... Read More »

Learn about starting solids at Magic Beans Brookline, July 18

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It can be tough for busy parents to purchase and prepare the best foods for their kids, and Danielle Shea Tan of Healthy Mamas for Happy Families knows from experience how the time crunch can cost the whole family health-wise: “Growing up, I lived on lean cuisine, frosted mini wheats and pizza. My parents worked their tails off while managing ... Read More »