The E Channel

Everett is changing so rapidly it’s hard to keep track of it all.  This is probably because he has become more mobile and is now experiencing the new sense of freedom that comes with it.  He is also developing better fine motor skills – one of our daily rituals and forms of entertainment is to sit at the dinner table and observe these new skills with regard to handling food.  There are a few standard tests he gives new foods: the squish test, the drop test, the smash test, the passing back and forth between the hands, then tasting and finally chewing.  In this video he is getting the hang of using utensils and demonstrating some other things you can do with food.  And as you can see he will not necessarily tolerate us spooning food into his mouth any longer.

Something else he has grown less tolerant of is being changed.  Other parents warned us this would happen, but we still weren’t quite sure what to expect.  As Melissa describes it: “It’s like trying to put a diaper on a tornado”.  I would like to hand him and a clean diaper to a pit crew at a Formula 1 race and see how well they can do.

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