Joe has been out of sorts for the past several days, refusing solid foods and just generally being a grump. His usual good nature has been replaced by gallons of drool, so we knew it was teething time again.
Joe continues to be a good little eater, and he’s trying new things all the time.
I have been making a lot of his food. It’s not only cheaper, but it lets me know exactly what he’s getting. I puree a fruit or vegetable, pour it into ice cube trays, and freeze it overnight. Each cube is about an ounce, so it’s easy to make him a portion of food. Just throw a few cubes into a bowl, nuke it for a few seconds, and voila.
hard-boiled egg yolk
Unfortunately, he does seem to prefer the packaged baby food. This is his absolute favorite:
Patrick put these two photos together to show the similarity between Joe and me. (That’s me on the left, around 2 years old?)
He definitely has my mouth and nose (which is to say, my dad’s mouth and nose). But there are babies in his play group who started out looking like one parent — and now look exactly like the other one.