The scene this morning at breakfast was one of fruit carnage on the counter, sheer indifference by my girls, and shrouded exasperation by me: Our typical breakfast routine is to have some fruit first, then either cereal or an English muffin or baked oatmeal or bagels on the weekend (with cream cheese and sprinkles - … Continue reading Food Choices: These Kids Don’t Know How Good They Have It!
Feeding four people in a family is kind of hard sometimes. It's natural for everyone to like slightly different things. I get it. Sometimes we don't want to have the carrots at lunch, we must have broccoli. Okay, fine. And Baby, at 13m, is still figuring out what she likes to eat, so mealtimes can be … Continue reading Week in Review: What Did My Kids Eat?
As if my kid's vegetable-fruit (or fruit-vegetable, let's be serious) pouches didn't look delectable enough as tasty mom-on-the-go snacks, I just ate one of my daughter's animal crackers, and it's a buttery-hint-of-lemon crunch of heaven ... I hope her snacks last the night!
Why is it that my daughter manages to gently pierce food with her fork and successfully bring it to her mouth, yet put a spoon in her hand and the food in her bowl (yogurt, applesauce, etc) ends up from her eyebrows to her fingertips and the spoon is nothing more than a flinging implement? … Continue reading I’d rather teach geometry…. #babymealtimes #forkandspoon
I think my daughter has no OFF switch when it comes to eating Cheerios - dry or in milk. I'm pretty sure she'd keep just eating them until she bursts!
I'm not sure if I should be ecstatic or worried about my daughter devouring spicy foods - made with bell peppers, cayenne, cumin, curry, you name it. Now I can make whatever I want for dinner, and she'll eat it ... unfortunately my picky-eater husband refuses spicy foods! Am I in upside-down world?!
My 14-month-old's dinner last night included braised brussels sprouts and salmon - and she ate them! My husband ate steak and baby carrots. Win for the daughter! #goodbabyeater
Similar to the graduation from sippy cup to open cup, I'm pretty sure parents push their toddlers to start using cutlery purely to reduce the need to scrub a kid's hands after a meal in which she squashes food into her face with every inch of her fingers and palms.
What my daughter needs is not so much a bib at mealtimes but a giant smock that covers every inch of her clothing, especially when she eats blueberries and strawberries. #babymess
Sometimes when I feed my daughter I start to crave what she's eating - applesauce with cinnamon, Cheerios, toast with melted cheese - and it's usually things I haven't eaten in ages! Tempted to steal food from her tray....