Blending like a pro.

It was a little over a year ago I wrote this post about my early adventures in making Ava’s food from scratch instead of giving her cans of Pediasure, which was not working well for us. This morning I went to get something out of the freezer (which is working great again!), and suddenly realizedContinue reading “Blending like a pro.”

Blended diet, week one.

So how is Ava’s new blended diet going so far? Well, this happened: Yes, that’s our ceiling, courtesy of Melissa Burton an incredibly kind friend who’s been helping with Ava’s new feeds. You could say it’s been a smashing success: Yes, that’s Gerber chicken and gravy, 2.5 ounce jar. This one was my fault courtesy of someone besidesContinue reading “Blended diet, week one.”

Baby steps with baby food

Sure, Ava has Angelman Syndrome and hearing loss, but our biggest challenge overall has been helping her to eat. We’re almost a year into her feeding tube, and it’s been a good step forward. But after 4 months of reflux and trouble keeping her formula down, it’s time to step out behind the ease ofContinue reading “Baby steps with baby food”