Blake is such a fussy eater. I can name the stuff he eats on 2 hands. And I’m not generalizing, like saying one of the fingers is for cookies. No, one of the fingers would be for a specific type of cookie. This is one of the biggest challenges we’ve had with raising this little dude. I know, if that’s the biggest challenge we’ve had… But it is SO FRUSTRATING. He’s 2.5 years old, and he weighs maybe 25lbs soaking wet. So, as a mother, my job is to help him grow. And I’m failing!! Don’t worry, I don’t actually need therapy or anything. I know all I can do is continue to encourage, and continue to let him try new things.
Anyways, we had a bit of a breakthrough yesterday. Obviously, Blake’s at the age where he wants to assert his independence, so I thought I would give him a spoon and let him fly at ‘er. I’m a bit OCD when it comes to messes, so I always like to save myself the trouble of cleaning up if I can, but I thought I better let loose and see what happens. Well, amazing things happen when you loosen up a little. Here is Blake, happily eating his cereal, where normally he would be yelling and crying and trying to climb out of his chair while I tried to feed him.