Micro blog: The Hungry Caterpillar

We are making a little bit of progress with Aviana’s food habits.  She actually ate a chicken nugget the other week! SHE ATE MEAT!!!! OK, so this type of chicken nugget is the kind which you can barely tell it’s actually chicken…but hey, it’s a win in my books! She eats any kind of fruit thankfully, but vegetables we are down to frozen peas and occasionally broccoli, but that’s it.  She still hates tomatoes, and gags on tomato sauce, but she has been willing to try new stuff, even if she has spat it out before.  So we just keep offering her whatever is the plate du jour in the Fenning house hold, praising her for trying new foods, and keeping it as relaxed as possible.  We know that she eats better when she is around other kids at daycare…sometimes, I wish I could be a fly on the wall whilst they eat their lunch!  On occasion we are sent videos of the class eating their lunch or snack.  I’m amazed at how quiet they actually are when they sit down for food together!  It’s the complete opposite of what you would imagine a toddler lunchtime to be like.  I reckon that must change as they get to the older classes because at the moment conversation isn’t exactly flowing at this age.  My lesson with food so far is not to stress over how much or what exactly she is eating and she seems to do ok, but honestly it’s really hard not to worry after IUGR.

3 thoughts on “Micro blog: The Hungry Caterpillar

  1. Amy M. says:

    Yay for trying new foods! At least she’s willing to try…I have so many mom friends whose kids just refuse. I’m so afraid that because C eats everything in sight, that D won’t like anything! I hope she continues to expand her food likes. And yeah…C is always pretty quiet when she’s eating, I feel like most little ones probably are at this stage!

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    • Dani says:

      Aww I’m very jealous!!! That’s so awesome C eats everything so far! Long live her love for all types of food!!!
      BTW – I just realized you are going to be A, B, C and D family!!! Please tell me you are older than B. 😁


      • Amy M. says:

        Lol…yes that was planned! And no, he’s 4 1/2 years older than me. But whatever, it still works!!
        There are just a couple things C won’t eat. Collard greens is one, and I can’t think of the other off the top of my head. She’s been eating avocado daily recently…she’s lucky I love her, because I can’t stand the slime of them on my fingers! 😩 So gross!


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