Edible toesies



Edible toesies

Originally uploaded by ateka.


They really are edible.

Thanks everyone who left a comment/emailed on the transitions to solids. Cereal is still a challenge – so far cerelac, 4C porridge, and oatmeal have been rejected. We’ve come full circle and are back to rice cereal with some fruit in it. So far so good. Carrots can be sneaked in with loads of sweet potato. Key word is sneak. I once got confident about my “masking” abilities and took it too far, Gabi figured it out and proceeded to shut her mouth firmly (she also hits the bowl and spoon when she’s not interested and hums with every spoonful when she loves what she’s eating). Other interesting things – she likes water over juice – I’ll ride that while it lasts, can’t get enough papaya, and will not eat anything with even the hint of lumps…hopefully that changes once the teeth show up. Sitting properly now, still hates “tummy time” so I’m wondering if she’ll ever crawl. Stretches her arms when she wants to be picked up…learned that yesterday. Trying to laugh out loud (she currently giggles/howls), but ends up doing this fake cough thing instead…it’s the funniest thing.

10 comments to Edible toesies

  • anonymous

    You make having a baby look so glamorous to those of us that are yet to get to that. Sounds like a lot of fun, thanks for sharing the journey and for sharing Gabby with us.

    You’re welcome, I keep going back and forth about whether she’ll hate me one day for blogging her life :-) It’s not always glamorous, they’ve been many days of sleepless nights and frustration but it’s all so worth it.

  • Sijui

    Munch, munch!!! Pole about the 4C but it appears you’re on the right track with fortifying rice cereal with other goodies :) I too had issues with carrots, I had to mask it with apple sauce and even then I received a disapproving stare. Forget about peas and carrots, that was a no go area…….

    Don’t worry about tummy time, as my pediatrician scolded me, every one works on their own schedule…..I thought she would never crawl and was worried when the 6-7 month benchmark passed without noticeable improvement, then one day it happened and by 10 months she was walking.

    OK, I’ll be patient…I think it’s a first mum thing…I just realized it’s been a month since I referred to a baby book, big improvement from those first days when books got dog-eared and Google exacerbated the paranoia and cluelessness.

  • KM

    Sasa you?
    Considering I prowl for babies to munch…….Yummm!

    What is tummy time? :???: Yaani some of us are struggling to keep up with this lingo. Creal, fortifying….everybody wait while I look that up!!!
    And here I was thinking baby can stay without need for solid food for at least 6 months? I sell that theory…..tell me, is it realistic?

    yaaani, aiii, me now when will i ever have mine?

    This pic was especially for you KM :-) Tummy time basically means getting them to spend some time on their stomachs. Because of the fear of SIDS you basically get scared in to making sure your baby doesn’t sleep on their stomach, then by the time the risk of SIDS drops (around six months) and you can put them on their tummy, some kids have developed a strong aversion to lying on their stomach and sometimes this extends to a distaste for crawling. The new guidelines recommend to wait 6 months for solids, but Gabi has always been a hungry baby and I got her on solids at 4 months…no way we could have lasted 6 months.

    Ditto @ anon…you give the full glamour to motherhood. Its soooo what can I call it? “cool!”

    Purely accidental. Waking up three times at night is not cute :-)

    @ water…wow! Lets hope she will pull off the 8 glasses of water RDA when she’s a lady cos, maaan, her skin will glow!!

    Hope so too, she must get it from papa because I can’t stand the “taste” of water.

    I hope you are keeping well KP

  • sunrisethree

    I wont even pretend to comment on feeding as i am only officially the worlds greatest babysitter but i find that if you place her toys (or generally stuff that you dont want her to have- if she is anything like my niece) just out of reach within sight and ignore her she will wiggle her way towards them and promptly put them in her mouth. Shortly she will be crawling around or scooting around on her bum faster than the speed of light.

    Thanks for the tip, have tried that…she lasts maybe 3 minutes then she gets annoyed both about being on her tummy and being unable to reach the toy.

  • Edible indeed aawwww. .Gabi and my Sunshine are toe-twins..those could easily be my daughter’s feet.wow
    I decided to do a whole grain oatmeal instead of rice cereal and she took to it immediately, although I’m still just adding to her bottle now. I can’t believe how fast she’s growing though..isn’t it amazing just watching them?
    It’s soo good to get a decent block of sleep hours, in the beginning I thought you and all the other moms in my life were just trying to be nice when you assured me the sleep-deprivation days would pass- Ta.
    Kisses to Gabi.

    Kisses to Sunshine! They change so much and so fast it’s crazy. Told you it gets better :-)

  • Aunty Mimi

    Ory- thanks for the toes now I can go crazy at the baby shoe dept!!!!

  • Aunty Mimi

    Ory- thanks for the toes now I can go crazy at the baby shoe dept!!!!:lol:

  • Glad to read about how well she is doing and progressing with the the solids.
    Cute little feetus!
    We are trying to get more confident with the solids. His pooping has gone all helter skelter since we went on solids and this has flamed my insecurities about feeding him. Sweet potatoes, avocado, potatoe, pumpkin are on his “I like” list. I quit the rice cereal cause it seemed to constipate him. Carrots are okayish. Oatmeal porridge seems good and the weirdest of all is prunes. He loves prunes and I am like:shock:

  • Jacque

    Hey Ory
    We schooled together in Cabbz class of 94. i too have a baby boy 6 and 1/2 mths now i struggled breasfeeding til 5.5 mths was hectic, expressing and all then i introduced food/solids.so far i give him pureed spinach mxd with carrots, pureed butternut mxd with spinach, pawpaw, mangoe and weetabix he loves his food and eats everything so far and i thank God. But i never seem to know how much quantity is enough. So far i do about 3-4table spoons. How do you measure your food? He weighs 10.3kg heavy for his age but he was big right from birth. I identify with alot of what you are writing and its all so interesting that we have now become moms. and oh yes they grow so fast and the toes i smile at the way they curl them up as they attempt to stand.about the waking up yeah i do too 2-4 times at night sometimes its crazy but you know what when he is asleep i want him to get up and have one more look of him but when he is awake at night and i am thinking of going to work the next morning i wish he would sleep so that i can get adequate rest its a paradox anyway i could go on and on. Wish you and your baby well. How old is she?

  • Past It is aalways difficult tto talk about the past.
    What is your favorote holiday destination? Understanding all this can help people make positive changes by thinkng or acting differently.
    They might be a little bit curious about whoo you are, and they will allso
    be wondering if you are interested iin them. Ladies should be treated like
    ladies. However, it coul be extremely annoying and irritating to
    the peron sleeping neext to them. Right before an iportant interview, while preparing for ann examination,
    when things are wrong and you tell yourself that “no matter how bad it seems right now, you can go through it and you’ll be just fine”.
    For example, you ccan call and talk for hours, but
    you will be charged only local rztes efen if you make internatonal calls.

    Then ask the girl how she is. Nott only does dirty talk increase sexual excitement, buut also improves the emotional and physical iintensity of the whole experience.

    But their negative talk can bring you down when you are trying to
    focus on positive things. If you have difficulty
    with small talk, don’tworry; a lot people have a problem with engaging themselves in small talk.
    You could initiatre the conversatin with some sweet and sexy talk, and
    then go on to talk dirty with him. This is more suited for tthose who want
    too host aand manage their own chat rooms, screening users before
    admitting them and kicking out those who don’t bhave themselves.
    Using the same energy when they talk, I
    can finish the worfk I do in an entire day”. We say that men and women are equal, true!

    The first support rep indicated that I would have to buy a new ticket and there was no way I could geet a refund. Whhat started the issues was conflict from values clashing, but whyat continued the mpasse was uncomkmunicated fear from a ever growing chasm of distrust. When you are engaged in conversation with someone else, give that person your full attention. These services will work well for people who do not want to enter the lengthy process of getting a new connection and registering. Parents who are themselves involved in high level careers are already well aware that professional prospects abound for those with fluency in multiple languages. It is a waste, for silence is pure. That wluld ruin everything. This is something tthat often leaves us men with little choice but to stick to the tried and tested, ‘How was your day?’, and a little prayer, hoping that shee would pick upp the conversation from there; but then again, it mighnt save you once in a while, but it would take a lot more than a prayer, (and, iif I may add, tons of courage!) tto chat up your lady friend.

    Whetgher it is a girl or boy, everyone is excited to hash out their spare-time activities. Navigating forward and backwards is also as easy as usual witfh simple back and forward buttons. To manage leeg kicking and jerking oof one’s body suddenly during sleep, see a health care provider, who will most likely ask ffor a medical history. Get youir self out of there. Lets Get To Talking Dirty On The Phone Talking dirty on the phonme is a big business! They do a lot of things to make themselves attractive to their man. My job is to help athletes perform att their peak levsl consistently and the best way to achieve thawt is too help them form habits which enable the to focus on the task aat hand and be in the moment at all times. Does that mean the essenc off love and eagerness to be together is slowly evaporating?

    Could you pick us up in a few hkurs and drive us to the train station. Some girls love to devour Hololywood gossip, while some might be avkd Harry Potter fans. Almost all girls keep tabs on thee latest happenings iin the entertainment arena, be iit music, movies, television and the latest gossip on the celebrities. He would like you, as you are, not someone that you are not. Try Praying: I ddo that all the time whenever I can’t understand myself. Being comfortable physically, oes a long waay in building and strengthening the bond between lovers. It would only help in building trust, and you will see how good you will feel aftr talking to him. Do youu know of any places nearby, where you can just hang out?

    Knowing exactly what to read to a child and what iis the most effective program for teaching a chkld to speak and read, can bbe quite tricky. Generally speaking,if you want too improve your sex life, it would hdlp to become more specific with the sexual terms that you use when you tak about sex. Far too often we do aas Harvey indicates. Physical Proximity Along with emotional attachment, people who are in a relationship shyould talk about physical proximity. Fake-Up an Illness This does wonders! Moshi Monsters Talking Plush toy is recommended for kid 4 years old aand above. But if you’re willing to be patient, follow the right steps, and do what it takes to make him want you again…

    Annd a lot of stqnd up actors have gained extreme pophlarity with their comic acts. Such loving and indulgent quesions that show your concern for him are some of the thins to talk with your boyfriend on the phone. Knowing that you’re going to be jealous, he’s going to avoid coinflict and try too kerep the two of you as far apart ass possible. The answer is wonen of any age can talk dirty to theijr partners while having fun and can be diiscussed on a how to talk dirty blog . Knowing how to dirty talk to your boyfriend can make you seem so exciting to him. If you are talking while walking and noticing a sligght increase in the breathing, then your intensity level is moderate. Use “Hmm” or “Yeah!
    Get a new look, and a new attitude to go with it.

    Here’s some additional ways to show your interest in other people: Smile.
    I use this technique often with people when it comes to the weather.
    Food If you intend to ask the pretty lady out, you might want to talk to her about her favorite cuisines.
    However, each and every one of us does engage in small talk at one time or another.
    Not only that, but cutting out all of the small talk and
    trying to get too deep too quick usually will take out all
    of the fun and that is never a good thing. When you start dating someone on a regular basis, along with seeing them face to face often, your primary
    mode of speaking will be the phone. Remember, more than the actual words that
    you say, she would relate to the way you say it. We are the best judge, when it comes to our strengths and weaknesses, and it us, who know
    ourselves the best.

    With a simple touch of the Speak button the content gets read to you in the voice at manner of your settings preferences.
    Do you enjoy different types of music? Then, if the conversation comes around
    to the issues you want to discuss, it will be a natural progression,
    not an agenda. What would happen if we turned things around
    and made the customer the center of our presentation. Which was the best movie so far?
    You may be surprised to know that even though women tend
    to be more sophisticated these days, simplicity is still the key
    to making her happy.

    Feel free to visit my web blog … phone chat (http://www.youtube.com)

Leave a Reply

  

  

  

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>