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What to Feed my Toddler?

Packing lunches for the Baby Dudes has become one of my favorite projects.  It’s challenging at times because they’re at the stage where they really only want to eat things they can feed themselves, but they can’t use utensils at all yet.  They dislike all meat and while they’re great eaters generally, they often devour [...]


Packing Lunch for Public School

Now that Charlie attends pre-k at a public school, I have to put more thought into how I pack his lunch. When he was in daycare, I didn’t have to worry about reheating food, keeping food cold, or even sending a sippy cup or utensils because they took care of all that. But now I [...]


Yumbox Bento Box

When I first came across the Yumbox bento box on Pinterest a couple months ago, I had to give it a try. It features a leak-proof lid so each compartment stays sealed, and I had been looking for something just like it now that Charlie is starting pre-k. You probably know that we’re big fans of [...]

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Bento Inspiration Part 2

Our last bento inspiration post featuring real bentos from Hellobee community members was a hit, so we thought we’d do it again! Here are 34 more bentos to inspired you. I love seeing what real moms are packing into their little one’s lunches! Maia, 5 years – gouda cheese ducks, strawberry hearts, cucumbers, Carr’s crackers, [...]


Easter Bento

This is a guest post by Anita. When our little man opens his lunchbox this week, he’s going to have a bunny surprise! Near a holiday I like to spend a little more time (okay, maybe A LOT) on something fun for his lunch. I know he will never know the difference, but call it my artistic outlet. For his [...]


Fun Bento Tools Giveaway!

This contest is now closed! The winner is zippylef! ~~~ Congrats to the winner in our previous bento giveaway, KT326! Now it’s time for another bento giveaway of some of my favorite fun tools! Here’s what’s included:


Bento Lunch Inspiration

Many Hellobee community members are packing bentos, so I thought I would share some of them here. They provide great inspiration on what to feed your little ones, whether or not you pack bentos. I’ve definitely incorporated ideas that I’ve learned from fellow bees into Charlie and Olive’s lunches! Below are 33 lunches to inspire [...]

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