Yogurt Wars

April 6th, 2010

Miss Mouse is quite proud of her budding skills with a spoon. Most days, she refuses to allow me to “help” her with her spoon-based foods (like yogurt or applesauce), preferring to wield the utensil herself.

But then there are days when she gets frustrated by how slowly she has to eat when using a spoon, and decides to take matters into her own hands. Literally.

ACK!

The problem is, she still won’t let me feed her. So I find myself locked in a battle of wills with a steely-eyed toddler. I try to offer her a spoonful of yogurt. She squawks and tries to smack the bowl out of my hand. I hold out the bowl and spoon, inviting her to feed herself in a civilized manner. She reaches for the yogurt with her hands. I pull it out of reach. She glares. I glare. I offer her a spoonful again…

And, repeat.

Leave a Reply

Welcome to
Green Around the Edges

Thanks for stopping by! We can all agree that motherhood is a wild ride, full of smiles, tears, and oatmeal in your hair. But when life gets hectic, it's amazing how far you can get with a smile and a few tricks up your sleeve. I hope you leave here with both!

Subscribe

Subscribe to Green Around the Edges via email and get a
daily dose of humor and encouragement delivered right to your inbox.

  • Cast of Characters

    Miss Mouse Kung Fu PandaLittle Bird
  • Archives