Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Fussy Eating with Daddy too

Yesterday my husband had the day off while I had a training session for work that lasted all day.  That means that my husband had to do ALL the feeding yesterday, which is really quite rare.  For the most part, Henry has breakfast and dinner with me every day, and only has lunch without me on the days that I have to go into the office.  I wanted to make it easy on my husband so I gave him "Henry-friendly" foods for lunch and dinner...i.e. foods that I know Henry loves. 

When I got home yesterday, however, I found out that Henry pretty much refused all his meals yesterday.  Most of the meals and snacks actually ended up looking like this:
This isn't uncommon.  Frequently there are days when Henry chooses to forgo all meals...especially if he's had a day of really good eating beforehand (he tends to eat really well over the weekend), so it wasn't a concern.  But, it really gave my husband a glimpse into what's it's like to feed a toddler who's a fussy eater.  For some reason, Henry always tends to be on his best behavior with his daddy - taking 2.5 hour naps, playing nicely, etc., so I kind of appreciated that Henry showed his daddy what my days are sometimes like!

Happy and (mostly) healthy eating!


  1. I'm sorry, but you have no right to call Henry a "fussy eater"! Come over to my house and I'll show you a fussy eater!;)

  2. Ok, so I guess he's only fussy in stages :) Thanks for the reminder that he's pretty good on a usual basis!