Tag Archives: baby-led solids/BLW

‘Tatoes!

Every Sunday Hero takes Beauty out for breakfast.  She’s always enjoyed it, but lately her ability to express that enjoyment has been growing by leaps and bounds. Hero typically orders pancakes for the baby, and an omelette with breakfast potatoes … Continue reading

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Seesaw

Beauty was wonderful today.  She was cheerful and charming and slept well and it was marvelous.  Except for the couple of times she melted down, but we’ll ignore that.  Or something. She’s one of those children who doesn’t notice she’s … Continue reading

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First Birthday

Beauty is one year old today.  Hero is out of town today, so we celebrated last night, with all the family on both sides.  I had hoped to keep it simple and non-threatening, and we did okay, but there’s a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Food

And now Thanksgiving is safely passed and we can be thankful for it and start worrying about holiday presents :) Thanksgiving was actually quite fun.  Thanksgiving in my family generally means we end up with two or three Thanksgiving dinners … Continue reading

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Nine Month Check-In

Beauty had her nine-month Well Baby Visit yesterday.  (My family called them “Well Baby Visits” until we were past 18 and ready for another doctor.  Actually, we still call them that privately, but receptionists look at you funny if you … Continue reading

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Getting somewhere

This eating solids thing is really starting to be fun!!  Over the last week Beauty suddenly figured out a lot of how to pick up pieces and position them properly, and it is so. much. fun!  Now that pieces tend … Continue reading

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Baby-Led Update

A week ago I mentioned we’ve started Baby-Led Solids with Beauty, and it’s going extraordinarily well.  She’s figuring out how to get food into her tummy as well as all over her face and arms, and a few drier foods … Continue reading

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Bananas in Pajamas

(I have no idea who or what Bananas in Pajamas actually were, but they had an awfully silly commercial on TV when I was in high school.  We made up alternate lyrics to the jingle – the only bit I … Continue reading

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