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Zachary’s Favorite Foods (Young Toddler)

Enjoying spaghetti bolognese

As a 15 month old toddler, Zachary has been fully transitioned to eating table foods for several months already (see the post about the transition), at first with his hands and with us using a spoon, and now using a spoon on his own (and sometimes still his hands!). Once he fully had the hang [...]

First Birthday Pool Party and Smash Cake

This is amazing!

Zachary’s first birthday party was a casual friends-and-family pool party. We started with some swimming…   Then it was time for the big moment, the smash cake!  We did cupcakes, and we had both chocolate with white icing and yellow with chocolate icing… Then, it was time to open some presents…

Transitioning Zachary to Table Foods (Part Two, How It Worked Out)

cut up spaghetti noodles with meatballs and peas

It has now been a few weeks since I wrote about Zachary transitioning to table foods, as well as the corresponding change to his daily routine.  I said I would publish an update after a few weeks – so here is how it has gone… Zachary starts each meal with several table foods to make [...]

Zachary’s Typical Day – 10.5 Months Old to 1 Year Old

I have written about transitioning Zachary to table foods, and this transition has elicited his final schedule change as a baby, as he aligns himself with a more typical toddler schedule (3 meals plus 2 snacks): Wakes at 6:30 AM, has 8 oz bottle at 6:45 AM Play time from 7 AM to 8:30 AM [...]

Transitioning Zachary to Table Foods (Part One, The Plan)

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Zachary’s new 9 month old schedule, where he was embracing spooned food so well we were dropping his overall bottle count.  Well, he is now almost 11 months and has decided to throw a new curve ball – “don’t use that spoon anymore with me, I am now [...]