During weeks 16 and 17 of starting solid foods, our daughter was ten months old. We started cooking a new dish each week, to offer the entire family a range of foods. New foods included rice noodles, silken tofu, lasagne, a barley risotto, and potato dauphinois.
Dear diary, nine months has become ten months. Our daughter is ten months old. I can’t believe it. The only thing that seems certain is that time keeps flying.
During weeks 14 and 15 of starting solid foods, we focused less on our daughter’s food, and more on making sure we all ate a big range of foods. Our daughter ate a little food at the majority of mealtimes, but with less enthusiasm due to teething. She ate with her hands, and seemed to enjoy using a spoon less during these weeks.
During week 13 of starting solid foods, we focused on increasing the variety of foods we were offering our daughter.
About this time last year, it occurred to me that I was going to need to start making friends as a mum, or mum-to-be.
During weeks 10 to 12 of starting solid foods, our daughter continued to eat with enthusiasm. She began heckling me for more food whilst she was eating.
Dear diary, I can’t believe we’ve had a baby for 9 months! We have a photo of us all after being home from the hospital for 24 hours. Now that single day has become 275 days.
During weeks 7 to 9 of starting solid foods, our daughter started to eat more, and with more enthusiasm. Our daughter ate with particular enthusiasm when she was hungry. This feels an obvious thing to write, but I’m writing it down anyway, as it feels easy to forget! As in the previous blog, our daughter …
During weeks 4 to 6 of our daughter starting solid foods, we all got more confident, and began to feel that her starting solid foods was more a part of our routine. It was a big adjustment for us all to change from exclusive breastfeeding, where all our daughter’s food was served as part of a big warm cuddle, and no preparation or cleaning up was required. This adjustment took time.
We’ve had three weeks of our daughter starting solid foods now, and so it felt like time for a post about how we are going with it all. food, and keen to interact with it. We are really enjoying seeing her licking, batting, squeezing, and putting the different foods in her mouth.