Monday, July 19, 2010

The boys started solids!

On Saturday the boys started solids. We opted to begin with oatmeal. It was very clear to me that the boys were ready to start eating food because they would grab at our food and watch us put food in our mouths while opening their mouth to give them some. It was actually pretty funny to watch and clearly it was time for them to try something new. All in all starting solids when pretty well. Liam made a few faces and spit out the first couple of bites, but after that he was off and ready to eat. We'd spoon up some of the soupy oatmeal and as soon as the spoon moved towards him he'd open his mouth wide, gum/chew, swallow and stare at the spoon/dish for more. Liam actually ate his entire dish of oatmeal and part of Silas' (less the little bit that was on his face and bib). Silas didn't seem to get the hang of it as quickly and kept spitting it out. Eventually Silas was able to eat some, but didn't seem nearly as interested as Liam. However, at one point Silas grabbed the spoon out of J's hand and acted as though he was putting into the dish of oatmeal. It was as if Silas wanted to feed himself. We were able to catch it on video and it was hilarious! At supper today the boys are going to try bananas and then tomorrow for breakfast they can have bananna oatmeal.

Liam's first experience eating oatmeal:




Silas' first experience eating oatmeal:



8 comments:

Kay said...

Yeah! Banana Oatmeal sounds wonderful! I bet they will love it! Luke loved sweet potato and carrot.. he almost turned orange I think! :) Things sound wonderful there! I am so happy for you and J

meinsideout said...

So, so cute!! And exciting - every new phase is bittersweet for me - we are not having anymore and I am sad to see the baby phases go by but excited to see what the future brings!

Saffy said...

Seeing these pics makes me all broody - darn they're the cutest. D loved sweet potato too, and pumpkin. And sometimes a little apple thrown in too. Mmmmm. :)

Kelly said...

They are adorable and I love the pics!! Oh and I just saw those bibs tonight at a 31 party and totally thought of you! :)

duck said...

They are so cute! Glad that all went well with starting solids.

Shantay said...

Where is the video? Did I miss it? I want to see them in action. lol I love that they are into solids now. I agree with another that it is sad they move through these phases so quickly. So how is it... being a mom of twins?

Saffy said...

Happy 6 months little fellas :) :)

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