Brass Tacks: Chewed Food

Sometimes small humans like the taste of foods but they don’t trust the texture. For example, toddler sized O loved carrot sticks. He loved the flavour BUT he didn’t like how they don’t dissolve once chewed down. He considered those tiny chewed bits a choking hazard. What does anyone do when they fear chocking on…

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Cherries on a Summer Day

Summer is in full swing and so is our cherry tree. When we first moved here we thought it was a crab apple tree but much to our surprise, gorgeous Rainier cherries popped out. Last summer was a wash. The temperature here went from snow to scorching hot to freezing cold and then back in…

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Yeah, I Stole Your Couscous! (What are you gonna do about it?)

Ollie is really picky about the texture of food. He liked things blended right down when he was tiny, and will still eat baby oatmeal over real oatmeal any day. He was very on time with his progression of smaller to bigger foods. He took his time, and tested things out. If there was even…

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