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Survival Day at Home Kit for Busy Parents

The holidays are hands down the busiest time of year for parents. On top of all of your normal parenting, household, work, and personal responsibilities, now there’s MORE. Events to attend, gifts to purchase, cards to send, holiday cheer to create… It can be overwhelming. Thanks to our Stonyfield Organic

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Increase Fruits and Vegetables for Picky Toddlers

There’s this HUGE myth out there that fruit should be avoided or limited.  Disclaimer: this post is sponsored by Little Spoon; all opinions are my own. As an affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases. You’ll hear people say that the sugar in fruit is too high. They’ll make it seem

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33 Favorite Toddler Feeding Supplies

Make mealtime easy for you AND your toddler with these top toddler feeding supplies. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I never knew a truly messy kitchen until I had a toddler. I think my absolute least favorite food to serve

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One Easy Way to Vote with Your Dollars

This post is sponsored by Stonyfield Organic; all opinions are my own. If you are suspicious of marketing gimmicks, I don’t blame you one bit. It can be hard to read through the noise sometimes. How do you know what’s actually meaningful, and what’s just fluff? How can you tell

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baby drinking a glass of milk

Best Almond Milk for Baby

Do you want to know the best almond milk for baby? The recent explosion of plant-based milks on the market has opened a new can of worms for parents of little ones. Right next to the cow’s milk, you’ll find a ton of other milk variations. Coconut milk, hemp milk,

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egg omelet with toast for 6 month old 7 month old 8 month old baby

Best food for 8 month old baby (and 9 to 10 month olds)

Learn about the best food for an 8 month old baby, including both puree and finger food ideas! Note: this post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. What should eight-month-old babies eat? Chances are if you’re a parent, you’ve spent a good bit of

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Survival Day at Home Kit for Busy Parents

The holidays are hands down the busiest time of year for parents. On top of all of your normal parenting, household, work, and personal responsibilities, now there’s MORE. Events to attend, gifts to purchase, cards to send, holiday cheer to create… It can be overwhelming. Thanks to our Stonyfield Organic

Read More

Increase Fruits and Vegetables for Picky Toddlers

There’s this HUGE myth out there that fruit should be avoided or limited.  Disclaimer: this post is sponsored by Little Spoon; all opinions are my own. As an affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases. You’ll hear people say that the sugar in fruit is too high. They’ll make it seem

Read More

33 Favorite Toddler Feeding Supplies

Make mealtime easy for you AND your toddler with these top toddler feeding supplies. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I never knew a truly messy kitchen until I had a toddler. I think my absolute least favorite food to serve

Read More

One Easy Way to Vote with Your Dollars

This post is sponsored by Stonyfield Organic; all opinions are my own. If you are suspicious of marketing gimmicks, I don’t blame you one bit. It can be hard to read through the noise sometimes. How do you know what’s actually meaningful, and what’s just fluff? How can you tell

Read More
baby drinking a glass of milk

Best Almond Milk for Baby

Do you want to know the best almond milk for baby? The recent explosion of plant-based milks on the market has opened a new can of worms for parents of little ones. Right next to the cow’s milk, you’ll find a ton of other milk variations. Coconut milk, hemp milk,

Read More
egg omelet with toast for 6 month old 7 month old 8 month old baby

Best food for 8 month old baby (and 9 to 10 month olds)

Learn about the best food for an 8 month old baby, including both puree and finger food ideas! Note: this post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. What should eight-month-old babies eat? Chances are if you’re a parent, you’ve spent a good bit of

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Kacie barnes registered dietitian mama knows nutrition

Hi! I’m Kacie Barnes, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, mom of 2, and founder of Mama Knows Nutrition. Here you’ll find everything you need to know to make feeding your little ones stress-free!

I specialize in nutrition for early childhood and have worked with hundreds of families to improve picky eating, get their kids eating better, and solve mealtime problems.

I have a Master of Clinical Nutrition from UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX and an undergrad degree from New York University. I also hold a second Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

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