Food for Thought

Homemade Baby Food VS. Store Bought Baby Food

This wasn’t even something that I was going to give a thought to as a new mom.  Of course, I’ll buy the canned baby food I thought.  I mean, why would I waste my time making my child’s food when I can buy it already prepared?  Not to mention the fact that all the people that I knew with kids bought canned baby food, so why shouldn’t I do the same? So when my daughter was about 4 months old I purchased my first can of baby food.  I hadn’t done much research on which kinds of foods to feed her so I went by the cans.  Beech Nut’s cans are clearly labeled by stages, so I went with a couple Stage 1 cans.  I bought a can of peas, a can of carrots and a can of bananas.  I was so excited to get home and introduce my girl…