Thursday, September 28, 2006


My two-and-a-half-year-old is on a bingeing spree.

This morning he had oatmeal for breakfast. I always thought of oatmeal as a food that really fills you up. 10 minutes later he was hungry again. I gave him a large banana. A little while later I heard the "mom, I hungry" from the basement, and up he rushed to find his next meal. I gave him a piece of bread with jam, followed by another piece of bread with no jam. A little while later he had a few pieces of cheese and some grapes. It's not even lunch time yet.

This has been going on for several days now, and my "snack food" reserves are being depleted. I may have to start feeding him a second bowl of oatmeal around 9:30.

For a boy who hasn't been above the 10th percentile in height since he was born, he sure better be having a growth spurt. I don't know what else to feed him!


NatGo said...

I think he may be part hobbit. They eat constantly (breakfast, second breakfast, elevensies... all before lunch) and they are noticably shorter than humans. Does he have hairy feet?

Allie said...

He doesn't have hairy feet, plus said feet are much too small to be hobbit-like (although he has finally grown out of the shoes that his brother wore at a much younger age).