P ate one spinach leaf and a slice of cucumber for the first time ever today! I’m thrilled! She did spit out the cauliflower. That’s ok….a friend reminded me that it takes about 15 tries for a child to start liking a new food.The start of the day was awful. Topic for another post. Just … Continue reading Spinach and Cucumber
P has hit the flower picking stage. A few days ago she picked this “flower” for me and brought it to the kitchen with such pride and enthusiasm. It made me realize that I need to look at the world from her point of view. A dandelion is a weed to me but to her … Continue reading Point of View
Today my lovely hubby came home with these Olympic cookies. He said I deserved a gold medal in motherhood. I needed the praise! Continue reading Olympic Mamma Gold
I continue to really dislike the amount of sugar kids eat in this country. Because P is the youngest in a neighborhood full of kids I’ve found it hard to abstaine from sugar all together. It was also tough not have cookies during the holidays because I feel baking is part of the season’s traditions. … Continue reading Candy Land
There are four coming in all at once. P is beyond acting crazed. She is miserable and tired. I really feel for her. Frozen fruit and teething tablets are working. I wish I could do something more. I know she’s in really awful pain when I’m sitting next to her and she says ” I … Continue reading Molars!
I’m on a cooking journey again. Since my father’s passing I’ve been thinking a lot about diet and quality of life. I’m trying to find a balance of eating well and enjoying what we eat. A good friend lent me the book “Food Rules”. It was a good read. It made sense and much of … Continue reading Chef Mamma
As I mentioned, I’ve had a few rough days with P. A couple days ago she didn’t want to pick up her toys. After asking several times and in many different ways I finally said “ok, no more toys”. I picked up everything from her play table and put it away in boxes and bags. … Continue reading Consequences