Olivia Month 4 to 6

Olivia at 6 months with her first bite of broccoli

Olivia is ready for food! This post has – along with Melissa’s feelings! – some practical tips on what to care about and what to let go when you start solid food for baby.

Baby Food on Vacation

pineapple, pina colada and island water

Aloha! My family just got back from a week in Hawaii. Are you taking a baby on vacation? Here is what I learned about baby food on vacation. It’s easier and more fun to feed your baby while away than you think.

Combination Feeding

Cheers! Two baby bottles being cheered.

I want you to know something…I use formula.

There! I said it. I’ve promoted exclusive breastfeeding professionally for over 10 years. Then, I had Olivia and I needed help. Check out our story and learn about combo feeding on the blog.

I honestly didn’t even know combination feeding was ‘a thing’ until I wrote about our experience this week. Surprise! What we do has a name.

Prime Day 2021

baby helping his mom shop

YES! It’s that time of year — Amazon Prime Day! In case you need a reason to do some online shopping, let us make it a bit easier for you to scout the feeding your kids / nursing / I’m pregnant categories. We’re checking the deals throughout the day, so check out the timestamp of […]

Baby Bottles and Dad

Picture of Olivia's dad Alex feeding her with the Hevea bottle

From the first time Alex fed Olivia in the hospital to sorting out their bottle feeding routine we learned a lot. This is a dad primer on baby bottles. Are you a dad? Don’t miss out on feeding. It’s pretty special.

Welcome to Olivia’s Jam

Melissa and Liv outside

Welcome to our new blog! I’m here to share what really happens when an expert in maternal and child nutrition becomes a mom and feeds a child. My baby Olivia and I are going for Emily Oster meets Pinch of Yum.