Friday, January 21, 2011

Adventures in Baby Food

For Christmas, I got this amazing baby food processor. I have the hopes and dreams of making all of Oliver's baby food fresh so we never have to buy any of the packaged/processed stuff. We'll see.

So, I set out on my first puree....carrots! I had a blast making them and it was super easy.

Getting Oliver to enjoy them was the trouble. He started out interested....

Was grossed out shortly thereafter....

And wanted nothing to do with them by the end...

We will try again another day!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Big & Healthy - Baby O

Mr. Oliver had his 4 month pediatrician appointment this week where we got the clearance to start our love bug on some rice cereal and soon.....vegetables! I got an amazing device for Christmas that will allow me to steam, puree, and reheat all my own home-cooked baby food. I can't wait to get started!

So, my exciting Friday night entailed giving Oliver rice cereal and using a spoon for the first time. It was a pretty amazing Friday night, if I must say so myself. He wasn't really too sure what to think about the whole ordeal...and ended up with more cereal on his face and clothes than in his mouth.

p.s. Oliver officially weighs 16 lbs and 8 ounces!!! He is of the 80% for babies his age in weight, with this head measuring in the 90% (of course)!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

4 Months Old

Mr. Oliver had his 4 month anniversary yesterday! Wow, how quickly the month pass.

4 months has really been a big milestone for Baby O; he is turning into his own little person. Here are some of the biggest changes we've seen this month:

- Smiles and laughs a whole lot...which makes mama's heart smile and laugh a whole lot
- Recognizes his mama and papa...which also makes mama's heart smile
- Has traveled outside the US
- Can grasp onto toys and actually focuses on them
- Follows Lucy (the cat) with his eyes all the time
- Realized if he cries, his mama will come a runnin