I don't particularly enjoy grocery shopping. The best relationships, though, are ones where one partner makes up for the weaknesses in the other. With this in mind, I am fortunate to have a wife who, at the very least, doesn't mind grocery shopping.That's not to say I don't pull myself up by the bootstraps occasionally … Continue reading Year 2, Day 357
I remember a time not so long ago when I was delighted by Miles's ability to recognize and articulate the name of Sesame Street's resident ginger-haired, perpetual two-year-old Muppet. Those days are gone. Today at the grocery store, Jaclyn was shopping for baby food and Miles suddenly spotted a squeeze pouch with Elmo (or "Memmo" … Continue reading Year 2, Day 132
Another big food milestone today, as Miles tried peanut butter for the first time! Mixed in with his baby oatmeal, he seemed to really get into it and, most importantly, forego any allergic reactions. Oh, and he's discovered a love of bananas. Maybe he is my son after all!
As regular readers know, we've been trying out a variety of foods with Miles over the past week or so. He's taken to some of these nicely, while others have required a little warming up to. Miles is definitely a fan of sweet potatoes, while avocado will likely require some "jazzing up" before he'll revisit … Continue reading Day 186: Daddy’s First “Not My Son” Moment!
After sucessfully(ish) introducing Miles to sweet potatoes this week, we decided to try avocado. Results were...well, they weren't great.
We took another big step forward in Miles's march towards meat consumption today, giving him pureed vegetables for the first time. We decided sweet potatoes were the way to go, mixing them with some breast milk and blending it all in our Nuk Baby Food Maker. He did, in fact, eat most of it with … Continue reading Day 174: Baby Tries Vegetables for the First Time!