Ok, I need help. DH is super protective and paranoid. DD will be 1 on Tuesday and I feel like she should be eating more real foods now and less baby cereal and jars of baby food. But DH freaks out every time I give her anything new. Is thing is that she only has like 6 teeth (4 front top and 2 in the bottom front). And because he doesn't let me try more, she doesn't understand that you take just small bites and instead she crams her mouth full of whatever is in front of her as fast as she can. Can any of you give me some good ideas on what all I should be trying with her at this point? We've tried cheerios, cheese puffs, Gerber Puffs, little bites of breading, any soft potatoes or veggies I make at dinner. Still doesn't seem like much of a variety though. And seeing as how she can switch off of formula to regular milk this week, do I really want to keep holding onto the baby food? Any techniques you recommend to help her learn to eat big girl foods alone? and how do I keep DH from freaking out???? I work a demanding job and a lot of hours, so he is with her more than me. But she can't be eating baby food til she's 6!!! PLEASE, please, please help!!! I really appreciate any ideas and suggestions. View Thread
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