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Tuesday, April 17, 2007Emmitt finally got to taste something other than mommy milk. (Not that Mommy Milk isn't amazingly tasty...but variety is the spice of life, right?)
He's coming up on seven months and has started giving us the evil eye when we don't share our meals with him, so I figured it was about time. Saturday evening I smashed up a third of a banana and let Greg give him his first meal.
The kid ate pretty much all of it. He's had banana once a day since then...I'll wait until I get back to Columbus and will let him try some avocado or green beans or something else new.
And to note, did any other moms out there find that by their second kid that "I can't wait to feed them solids" line of thinking just melted away because you realize how much extra work it's going to be to feed the kid food as opposed to simply being excited that they've reached a milestone?
On to Elnora's milestones...well, she's up to a few dozen signs now and learning more every day. I think I'm going to order the first six Signing Time videos for her. She's also adding new verbal words each day and is making sentences now. A few days ago I got "da, home, no" while Greg was at work and just this morning it was "I no neigh" when mom asked her if she had a horse.
She's also now gone almost a full week with only two or three accidents in her diaper. That includes her bout with the flu this week. She actually managed to tell us before all but one bout of diarrhea and we got her on the potty in time.
I think it's because my grandmother brought her a package of "big girl underwear" last week and we told her that when she stops having accidents, she can wear them. This was right after she picked a pair up, went to the bathroom, pulled off her pants and her pull-ups and replaced them with her underwear before prancing around the living room showing them off.
We've got another month before she's 2.5, and I'm hoping she's in underwear by then. That will make up a bit for the fact that Emmitt is now in size fours and diapers are getting me expensive as the day goes by.
Labels: All About the Kids