Baby’s First Foods

Working with hundreds of children and families on feeding skills and routines still did not fully prepare me for feeding my own kids. My goodness, thank God I had all the experience I had because it is very challenging still.

To combat the old trickster of self doubt, media advertising of “what” I should feed my baby, and good old fashioned baby antics, I realized myself I could benefit from having some tricks up my own sleeve. That way, no trickster had a chance to mess with my Happy Eaters! And, for the most part, it worked.

Here are the best Tips and Tricks I know.

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Feeding Baby: Happy Eating Essentials

This is a guide that every mom should have when they think about how they are going to be feeding baby and their family.

Additionally, check out my guide for constipation in your babies and kids. I made mistakes but I hope what I learned can be useful to you and your little one.  Just check out the article I wrote entitled Avoid Constipation: Don’t Make the #1 Baby Feeding Mistake (I did!)

If you are a mom who is curious how to ensure a HAPPY eater, the tips below will help get you started on the right path. These are the essentials for feeding baby first foods.


Baby feeding should be fun! We hope this guide helps you and your little one!

For an additional way to organize your meals and for a easy list to take with you to the grocery store, check out the Swami Mommi Baby Food Chart.