Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Sleep Lunching

We have pictures of my brother Ben falling asleep in his lunch when he was Harry's age. But Ben was way more dramatic about it-- he'd plunk his cheek in a bowl of soup or snore on his grilled cheese. Harry keeps right on eating, and the result is a bit more subtle. In these pictures, for example, he is feeding himself macaroni with his eyes shut. His head lolled to his shoulder a time or two, but for the most part, he managed to snooze and digest simultaneously. Pretty cute, huh?

Maybe he is bored with his menu options...

One food that's not boring? Oreos. I know, what's a 17 month-old doing eating Oreos? Rotting his little white teethies, of course. I have been having a major Oreo craving, and I gave him one ONE TIME, and he lovvvvvvved it. Now, he needs to have one in his hand while he eats lunch and dinner. And it has to be opened for him, or else he'll cry. Last night, he ate his Oreo and wanted another. We said no, and he freaked. He wanted one so bad. He searched his vocabulary for a way to express his wants beyond the plaintive "Tootie," which wasn't doing the trick. Finally, he looked at me, his face red, and shouted "Mama! Beep Beep! No No!" Of course, we gave him another cookie.


  1. Hahaha! Poor tired guy. I made the mistake of giving Charlie one donut hole this morning on our way home from the bakery with breakfast for all the extended family. That was a long ride for a very disappointed little boy.

  2. Anonymous4:32 PM

    thought you'd like to know that I bought Harry and Mom a package of Oreo Doublestuff and have a tin to keep them in at your house...Bomma