A Rambling Post on Teething and Tylenol

This is going to be a brain-dumpy post.  Fair warning. Tootsie Roll has started teething.  It actually started a few weeks ago.  I'm proud to announce that he has successfully teethed two teeth, his bottoms.  Those first teeth weren't too bad.  He had one or two rough nights, and even those weren't very rough. But now. His top teeth are coming in.  I don't remember Cupcakes' top teeth coming in RIGHT AFTER her bottoms!  As a nursing mom, I was hoping to wait a bit longer for the top teeth. … [Read more...]

How to Make this Sweet (& Healthy) Banana Treat for Toddlers

This was one of the snack ideas I found when writing my post, What and How to Feed a Toddler.  I finally tried it out, gave it to Cupcakes, and she LOVED it!  I was skeptical about how it was going to work, as it's a frozen treat, but it was fine.  Here's how I did it. How to Make a Banana Treat What You'll Need: * A Banana * Yogurt * Healthy Cereal (I used Fruity Cheerios) * Tin Foil * A Zip Lock Bag * A Freezer * Meat Tenderizer Method: Spread a piece of tinfoil out on the … [Read more...]