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
When Robyn and I started The Baby Pantry, we made a vow to celebrate every milestone.
Celebrating stuff makes you feel good, makes you thankful for what you have and makes life worth living.
Hindsight is a wonderful thing – in our heads it lets us go back in time to make adjustments to our lives, to say things differently, to pay more attention to loved ones, to berate those we tolerated for too long, to have a better outcome for ourselves. Read More
When to start solids is a question that crosses all new parents minds. Making the decision for your baby to start solids is an emotional one, for sure, and no one should decide what time is right but you! There are however a few signs you can look for to tell whether your baby is ready to start eating solids. Read More