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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Bottomless pit!

This kid could not. stop. eating. tonight!

She had:

  • a bowl of soup. I don't mean like tomato soup or something light either, this had "fideos" (alphabet noodles), broccoli florets and chopped stems, onion and garlic, cabbage, and some other dark leafy green. This was an adult-sized bowl.
  • 1 raspberry
  • 4 large strawberries
  • 20-30 blueberries
  • a bite of bagel
  • some swordfish (size maybe 1 or 2 tablespoons)
  • an entire sweet potato
  • two huge hunks that she bit off a whole russet potato!
Now, she almost didn't eat food all day, and she's been kinda constipated. But nonetheless, how on earth does she have space for so much at once!

Today she is 11 months old!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Favorite books at 10 months old

Tied for #1:


given to us by a librarian friend who clearly knows what is the good stuff!


given to us by my cousin who I don't think knows anything at all about babies but he picked a total winner!

Tied for #2
The Very Hungry Caterpillar

A classic. The shortened pages, the holes for tiny fingers, what's not to love?

I love you Stinky Face

I had never heard of this one till a friend brought it for us (the same friend who gave us the Caterpillar above) but it's a great one.

Pat the Bunny

This is a classic too of course. The story is insipid but we've got two copies and they have already been quite abused.

These are the books that baby girl searches for. She dumps everything she can out of her bookshelf, and finds these. She will sit, turning pages alone. Sticking her finger in any holes, patting the bunny or Krypto, etc. If you come upon her and start reading while she turns, she is ecstatic. Stinky Face and Pat the Bunny are also especially tasty for reasons I don't know. I think a measurable percentage of the fiber in her diet comes from Pat the Bunny.