For the first 12 months of Gray’s life I produced every ounce of nutrition that boy had (other than IV nutrients and 15cc’s of formula on day one). Gray had 100% breast milk and at 8 months when we started solid food, I made every bite. I made the oatmeal, the squash, the chicken, everything.
When Gray reached a year corrected (a year after his due date) we had transitioned to cow’s milk, but Brian and I were making everything else.
The last few weeks of life has been a bit crazy, and to be honest Gray has been driving me a bit crazy in the food department. He does not want to eat from a spoon at all! He only wants to feed himself. Which is not as easy when he’s not able to eat everything, only has 4 teeth, and they don’t even match up, and we have to be oh so careful about what he does eat.
So I’ve given up the good a bit, just a bit. And the past little bit, Grayson has fallen in love with hotdogs. All white meat chicken hotdogs. But to be honest it has lifted a bit of stress during mealtimes. So as much as I love making all his food, I am so happy that once in a while I don’t have to fight Gray to have him eat something.