lohud.com

Sponsored by:

ice cream is not for breakfast

feeding your kids without losing your mind

Playing with food

September
19

I thought this day would never come – my two-year-old leaning from his high chair with arms outstretched, pleading “boccoli, boccoli” as I walked to the dinner table with a plate of steaming asparagus.
Now, I don’t fuss over details. The idea is that Aristu is enthusiastic about vegetables, may it be broccoli, asparagus or green beans, is good news. That’s a big change from a few months ago when he would spit out anything that had vegetables in it, even though I tried to hide it in all kinds of food.
Now, he’ll eat as many florets of broccoli as I give him — OK, I’m pushing it; let’s say three or four — though he doesn’t eat the stem. But we’ll get there at some point. The other day he examined a string bean for a few seconds before tentatively putting it in his mouth.
What does bother me, though, is that he seems to like his vegetables after giving them a bath. We usually give him a plastic cup with a little bit of water because he seems to want to graduate from his sippy cup. These days he likes to slip the broccoli/beans/asparagus into the cup, swirl it around, take it out dripping, suck on it and then chew it. The other day he gave the same treatment to a chicken nugget. As my husband and I and our oldest – he’s 12 – gagged with disgust, Aristu wasn’t bothered at all. He sucked on the chicken nugget and then wolfed it down.
I don’t like the idea of his playing with food while eating dinner. I know that at day care he sits before a television while his teacher feeds him. I disapprove of that, but I don’t insist she stop doing that because, otherwise, it would take her forever to feed him. I know, it takes him 45 minutes to eat when he’s home.
But I’m going to let him play with his food as long as he eats it at the end. If you’re the parent of a fussy eater, you’ll understand. It doesn’t matter how he eats it, as long as he eats it. Right?

This entry was posted on Friday, September 19th, 2008 at 10:38 am by Hema Easley. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
Category: asparagus, at and play, broccoli, chicken nugget, green beans, vegetables

|

Advertisement

Advertisement
  • PR000041 pdf, / H12-221 dumps, / 500-265, / CWSP-205 study guide pdf, / C-HANATEC151, / PEGACPBA71V1 vce, / 70-465, / 70-333, / 352-001 practice, / GCFA, / MB6-702 dumps, / 300-070, / 70-980 pdf, / 070-685, / 070-243, / 70-680, / PMI-SP, / 300-375 exam, / 70-345 pdf, / 4A0-107 dumps, / CCNA 200-125, Cisco CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA (v3.0) Dump 100-105 Answer, Cisco ICND1 Answer, 100-105 Cisco Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1 v3.0) Answer Cisco 200-310, CCDA 200-310 Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions, Cisco 200-310 PDF Cisco CCDP 300-101, 300-101 Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE v2.0) Exam 300-075, CCNP Collaboration 300-075 Exam Dump, Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2(CIPTV2) Exam Dump 810-403 Questions, Cisco Business Value Specialist 810-403 Selling Business Outcomes Questions CCNA Collaboration 210-060, Cisco Implementing Cisco Collaboration Devices (CICD) Practice 210-260 Dump, Cisco CCNA Security Dump, 210-260 Implementing Cisco Network Security Dump PMI PMP, PMP PMP Project Management Professional, PMI PMP Answer ISC ISC Certification CISSP, CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional PDF 70-534, Microsoft Specialist: Microsoft Azure 70-534 Exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam 101 Dumps, F5 Certification 101 Application Delivery Fundamentals Dumps Microsoft Office 365 70-346, Microsoft Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements Questions 2V0-621D Practice, VMware VCP6-DCV Practice, 2V0-621D VMware Certified Professional 6 ¨C Data Center Virtualization Delta Beta Practice Cisco 300-206, CCNP Security 300-206 Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions, Cisco 300-206 Dump Cisco CCNP Collaboration 300-070, 300-070 Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1(CIPTV1) Answer 300-207, CCNP Security 300-207 PDF, Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions PDF 1Z0-062 Exam, Oracle Database 1Z0-062 Oracle Database 12c: Installation and Administration Exam CompTIA Network+ N10-006, CompTIA CompTIA Network+ Dumps 300-115 Questions, Cisco CCDP Questions, 300-115 Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH v2.0)Questions Microsoft 070-346, Microsoft Office 365 070-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements, Microsoft 070-346 Practice Cisco CCDP 300-320, 300-320 Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures Dump 640-916, CCNA Data Center 640-916 Answer, Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies Answer 648-232 PDF, APE 648-232 Cisco WebEx Solutions Design and Implementation PDF CCNA Wireless 200-355, Cisco Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals Exam CCNA 200-125, Cisco CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA (v3.0) Dump 100-105 Answer, Cisco ICND1 Answer, 100-105 Cisco Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1 v3.0) Answer Cisco 200-310, CCDA 200-310 Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions, Cisco 200-310 PDF Cisco CCDP 300-101, 300-101 Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE v2.0) Exam 300-075, CCNP Collaboration 300-075 Exam Dump, Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2(CIPTV2) Exam Dump 810-403 Questions, Cisco Business Value Specialist 810-403 Selling Business Outcomes Questions CCNA Collaboration 210-060, Cisco Implementing Cisco Collaboration Devices (CICD) Practice 210-260 Dump, Cisco CCNA Security Dump, 210-260 Implementing Cisco Network Security Dump PMI PMP, PMP PMP Project Management Professional, PMI PMP Answer ISC ISC Certification CISSP, CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional PDF 70-534, Microsoft Specialist: Microsoft Azure 70-534 Exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam 101 Dumps, F5 Certification 101 Application Delivery Fundamentals Dumps Microsoft Office 365 70-346, Microsoft Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements Questions 2V0-621D Practice, VMware VCP6-DCV Practice, 2V0-621D VMware Certified Professional 6 ¨C Data Center Virtualization Delta Beta Practice Cisco 300-206, CCNP Security 300-206 Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions, Cisco 300-206 Dump Cisco CCNP Collaboration 300-070, 300-070 Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1(CIPTV1) Answer 300-207, CCNP Security 300-207 PDF, Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions PDF 1Z0-062 Exam, Oracle Database 1Z0-062 Oracle Database 12c: Installation and Administration Exam CompTIA Network+ N10-006, CompTIA CompTIA Network+ Dumps 300-115 Questions, Cisco CCDP Questions, 300-115 Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH v2.0)Questions Microsoft 070-346, Microsoft Office 365 070-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements, Microsoft 070-346 Practice Cisco CCDP 300-320, 300-320 Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures Dump 640-916, CCNA Data Center 640-916 Answer, Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies Answer 648-232 PDF, APE 648-232 Cisco WebEx Solutions Design and Implementation PDF CCNA Wireless 200-355, Cisco Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals Exam CCNA 200-125, Cisco CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA (v3.0) Dump 100-105 Answer, Cisco ICND1 Answer, 100-105 Cisco Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1 v3.0) Answer Cisco 200-310, CCDA 200-310 Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions, Cisco 200-310 PDF Cisco CCDP 300-101, 300-101 Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE v2.0) Exam 300-075, CCNP Collaboration 300-075 Exam Dump, Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2(CIPTV2) Exam Dump 810-403 Questions, Cisco Business Value Specialist 810-403 Selling Business Outcomes Questions CCNA Collaboration 210-060, Cisco Implementing Cisco Collaboration Devices (CICD) Practice 210-260 Dump, Cisco CCNA Security Dump, 210-260 Implementing Cisco Network Security Dump PMI PMP, PMP PMP Project Management Professional, PMI PMP Answer ISC ISC Certification CISSP, CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional PDF 70-534, Microsoft Specialist: Microsoft Azure 70-534 Exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam 101 Dumps, F5 Certification 101 Application Delivery Fundamentals Dumps Microsoft Office 365 70-346, Microsoft Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements Questions 2V0-621D Practice, VMware VCP6-DCV Practice, 2V0-621D VMware Certified Professional 6 ¨C Data Center Virtualization Delta Beta Practice Cisco 300-206, CCNP Security 300-206 Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions, Cisco 300-206 Dump Cisco CCNP Collaboration 300-070, 300-070 Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1(CIPTV1) Answer 300-207, CCNP Security 300-207 PDF, Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions PDF 1Z0-062 Exam, Oracle Database 1Z0-062 Oracle Database 12c: Installation and Administration Exam CompTIA Network+ N10-006, CompTIA CompTIA Network+ Dumps 300-115 Questions, Cisco CCDP Questions, 300-115 Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH v2.0)Questions Microsoft 070-346, Microsoft Office 365 070-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements, Microsoft 070-346 Practice Cisco CCDP 300-320, 300-320 Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures Dump 640-916, CCNA Data Center 640-916 Answer, Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies Answer 648-232 PDF, APE 648-232 Cisco WebEx Solutions Design and Implementation PDF CCNA Wireless 200-355, Cisco Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals Exam