”They say that no matter how old you become, when you are with your siblings, you revert back to childhood.” – Karen White Read More
The Baby Pantry strives to be totally sustainable but while the packaging we need is not currently available in NZ we're using sanitised clear plastic pottles which are BPA-free, recyclable and reuseable. In the meantime, we've thought of some idea that will keep these pottles out of the waste-cycle for longer. Read more.
Growing a healthy human. This journey begins with those first foods that are introduced to a baby’s palate. I love the analogy of using food as the building blocks for laying a strong foundation, one that will withstand whatever life or mother nature throws at it. Read More
As far as road trips go, our three-day road trip around the South Island to introduce The Baby Pantry to stockists, received a big thumbs up from both of us! The weather was definitely ‘brass monkey’ stuff, but the greetings we received from stores we visited along the way were warm and welcoming. Read More
Sometimes we lose sight of ourselves when our wee bundle of joy comes along.
Suddenly, there’s feeding, nappies to be changed, washing to hang out…. and bring in, there are groceries to pick up, meals to be prepared and in between, try to catch up with friends and get some sleep.
Babies’ wee immune systems take time to build up resistance to bugs, bacteria, chemicals and other nasties in their first year of life. It is important they have access to pure, filtered water right from day one, in both their milk, food and drinking water. Read More
To celebrate Grandparents' day here are some words of wisdom from grandparents (who have been there) for the next generation of parents. Read More
Babies and children consume more calories per unit of body weight than adults, and current research shows children today often have twice the pesticide levels (measured in urine) as adults eating a similar diet. Children are most vulnerable to pesticide exposure because their organs are still developing and they have an immature filtering system (i.e. their immune system is not fully formed). Read More
Nearly two months in and The Baby Pantry is CHANGING it up! We’ve listened to feedback from our customers, taken it all on board and made changes we think you’ll like. Read More
How did winter creep up so quickly – best summer ever and then boom, cooler mornings, cooler, dark mornings, cooler, dark, dreary mornings are suddenly upon us. And with the change to frost-proof undies comes the cold and flu season. Here are some superhero foods that will keep your family healthy and the sniffles at bay. Read More
You’ve read the research, you're committed, and now you’re ready, ready to make your own organic baby food. EVERYTHING you’ve read says home-made, organic, pureed baby food is the nutritional best of the best for your baby - it doesn’t take long to prepare, it’s just a bit of chopping, steaming and freezing AND, you can do a whole heap at once. Easy as!
Just follow these simple steps to create the safest, most nutritious, most delicious baby food ever.
When my Mum died, us four siblings gathered at her house for the final big clean – we were all in our 20s and it was a nostalgic time of remembering, of laughing, of crying, of reliving our childhood all over again. Read More