Planning the baby shower seemed like it would be as simple as a piece of cake. Store-bought cupcakes on a pretty stand will be fine if your oven suddenly stops heating.
Keep trying new foods and rejected varieties. Kids' palates change as they grow and they might have to try a certain veggie lots of times before they like it. Some children will be pickier than others and will take more effort and parental patience. Invite your child's friend over for dinner and let