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The weaning process begins with the first bite of solid food, long before babies stop nursing. In fact, milk will continue to make up most of your infant’s diet for the entire first year. Most babies are ready for a no-pressure introduction to solid foods around the middle of the first year and not before.
Like little white flower buds, twenty little teeth will eventually push their way through your baby's gums, making it easier to chew and digest food. The sign of a first baby tooth, sharp under the pad of your index finger, is a moment to celebrate - a milestone.
It is vital that your child establish a loving connection to the planet on which we live. We all need clean, fresh air to breathe, exposure to a healthy amount of sunlight, and unpolluted food and water sources. Learning to care for our Earth begins in early childhood, and for babies, it is all about developing an appreciation for the myriad animals and plants that coexist with humans on our beautiful planet.
It can happen overnight. One day your baby is happily playing on the floor with a toy while you attempt to tidy up the living room and the next day he's pulling at your legs, terrified that you will leave his...