Monday, December 22, 2008

Adventures in baby feeding

Okay, so I haven't blogged for a while, so there are going to be multiple posts in a row. Here are some photos and video of Tober getting started with the wide world of solid foods.

Here he is at 6 months old trying to figure out how to swallow rice cereal:

Shortly after this video was taken, he went through a phase where he decided he didn't really want to swallow solid food. He would just hold his mouth open and stare at us. Not upset, but not swallowing either:

Okay, in this video he's a little upset:

He finally got things figured out and eats pretty well now. We finally figured out that he eats much better if we give him a toy or something to play with while he's eating. He's now 10 months old and is a big fan of finger foods. The problem is, he seems to enjoy smearing food on himself just as much as he enjoys eating it. Take, for example, his first experience with Spaghettios:

And here are a few more mealtime shots: