Posts Tagged ‘feeding’

When Things Go Well

Monday, October 12th, 2009 by by Kel

To say that parenthood has been easy lately would be an outright lie. Tackling Danny’s – everything – and Eric’s potty training and being 3 (whoever coined ‘terrible twos’ was a liar) has been a challenge. I think all parents hit those weeks or months where it’s just exhausting as much as it is rewarding, and I’ve been in one of those stretches.

Of course, that doesn’t mean I don’t love my kids, nor does it mean that there haven’t been lots of awesome things going on. I’ve just been…tired. Worn.

Wednesday evening was OT. We’re still working on eating, specifically right now (more…)


OT: When it’s OK to Play With your Food

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 by by Kel

Another week, another set of appointments. I sometimes think I tell time not by the date but by the events. Is this a PT week or an OT week? Is Claire at home or daycare this week? The passing of months is marked not by the first of the month and change of the calendar, but by the audiology appointment. A good week has only 1 appointment in it, and those are about to become even more rare. In fact, for the next few weeks, they’ll be non-existent.

We had our first official Occupational Therapy appointment this week. Eric would have loved it; the majority of it was spent making a huge mess. We’re playing with our food, now, and calling it homework.

There was no real answer to why he’s taking so long to move to table food, only (more…)