Thursday, April 3, 2008

Sweet Potatoes

Today I made roasted butternut squash, pears, peas, and baked sweet potatoes with the cooking water from the pears. Since it's all cycling through the freezer in ice cube trays, I kept some of the sweet potato out to try with Jules this evening.

Here is a trio of videos to show you how it went.

Things get off to a good start, there are no grossed out faces, and he seems to be enjoying it:

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Disaster Strikes, camera has to be turned off so crisis could be averted, much screaming ensued:

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The Grand Finale: After a major hissy about not getting the spoon, I moved him to the Bumbo and let him go wild.

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This little guy has really been making his opinions known lately, as well as showing frustration when he can't do something himself, like pick up a toy or manipulate it the way he wants. Every day he seems to be advancing. Now when he lays on his belly he can reach out and grab toys, and roll back and forth in his crib to get to things he wants. Usually his alligator. It's wild, he's becoming such a little boy, and leaving the blob stage behind.

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