Friday, September 21, 2007

Fine Foods of Toddlerhood

A few days ago I made (heated up in the oven) fish sticks for Jackson's lunch for the first time. My mom is always joking about ridiculous things that should go in our baby books, so I sent her a text saying that I would have to stick some pictures of this momentous occasion in there. Let me tell you that my son loves food. There's really nothing he won't eat. That was until the fish sticks.

Here he is sitting down for some fine cuisine from the bounty of the sea. I took the first bite to show him how yummy the fish sticks would be.


Ooh! I love to dip things!


Open wide!


Hmmmmmmm...


I dont' know, Mom.


Ewwwww...


I thought perhaps the camera was distracting my son from the joy of his fish sticks, so I put it down. I sat next to him and searched the Web for the perfect costume for him for Fall Festival. (I ordered a really cute one. I can't wait!) Minutes later I noticed that all the fish sticks were gone. Then I got a clue and looked in the high chair seat. You guessed it - they were all stuffed down in there.

I would not be deterred. I broke the fish sticks into small pieces for his convenience. Then he pretended to pick up a piece between his fingers, put his fingers to his mouth, and said "Yummy!" And then he smiled and clapped for himself. Maybe I should put that in the baby book.

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness!! He sounds almost as cute as you! :) What a little man! Loved the pictures. He is beautiful. He reminds me of my own little cutie (now 9).

Thanks for the smiles!
Yoli

PS. I love your blog; you are too cute!!

connorcolesmom said...

LOL!!
That is funny!!
How creative to pretend to eat the fish sticks - that is baby book worthy :)
Kim

Jackie said...

don't you just love kids!! my mom keeps telling me to write all the crazy stuff Sara says down, b/c I won't remember it later. I am just horrible about "updating" her baby book...she is 2 1/2 and I am not sure I have pulled it out since a little after her first b-day!

She was in a "sensory" art class at our community center and on the first day of class they did pudding painting. Well, the next day she was eating malt-o-meal for breakfast and I walked in the other room for a minute. When I came back she said "look mommy- I painted so pretty!" She had DUMPED her entire bowl of malt-o-meal on the table and proceeded to "paint" all over the place with it...good thing she was strapped in a booster seat! Gotta love their little minds!
Have a good weeekend!

Big Mama said...

Well, he did better than me. I can't even pretend to like fish stick, otherwise known as "the bounty of the sea".

The Van Fam said...

I can't blame him, I've never fancied fish sticks!

Enjoy these days of eating, sometimes they don't last. Of couse, some times they do - so who knows? JD won't eat anything and his taste change daily, sometimes hourly. I give up! He might just be 26 lbs for the rest of his life!!

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Debra said...

I'm loving the soccer jersey.

Janelle & Ella said...

Didn't you just put it in his baby book (AKA: The blog)? :-)

Lindsee said...

That is just too funny. I love the "ewwwww..." face. Priceless.

Deborah said...

He is *such* a handsome little man! :) How fun! :)

My sister just moved out of my house to Minnesota, where she's living with my brother & sis-in-law and two nephews (plus another on the way). On her xanga, she often has "Nephewisms", which are a *definite* treat for those of us so far away from the Real Deal. :)

http://xanga.com/LittleGriff

Glad you're enjoying your Little Man and that your Bible study is going well. I've prayed for you as God's brought you to mind. :)

~Deborah
http://xanga.com/FidelicharisHouse

Josh, Nat, & Lily Pat said...

that's so cute! lily likes to chunk her rejected food items on the floor. we've got that same high chair!

Shelly said...

LOL! His face!!!

And the jersey he has on...I cannot get enough of its cuteness!

A Place For Ministry Wives said...

He is a boy after my own heart.

He may just stuff his green beans into a table napkin one day, claim he has to go to the bathroom, go and try to flush them down the toilet...the toilet gets clogged...mom finds out...and boy am I/he in trouble.

Aah...the memories.

Sunni at The Flying Mum said...

I'm sorry, I really can't pay attention to the fish sticks because I'm LOVING staring at his soccer jersey! So adorable!

Profbaugh said...

I pulled up your blog right before I left for shopping tonight. Afterward my mom and I decided to go to Red Lobster for dinner. I had to smile. The whole time I was looking at the menu, I couldn't get Jackson's picture (with the fish sticks) out of my mind!! Too funny.

~Cheryl

MamaCass said...

I absolutely love that first picture. It is so Jackson. All smiles! Definitely one for the baby book.

Suzi said...

Hey Amanda!

I deleted the first comment I left you!

I don't know what I was thinking:I


You'll have to forgive me I'm very hormonal because I'm preggo.

That must be why I wrote something so stupid:)


Jackson is too stinkin cute:D