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My messy Eater

Babies are so unique.

For instance, when Evan was smaller, he was pretty predictable when having meals in his high chair. He would eat until he was full, and then guzzle his sippy cup of fresh, cold milk. He might do a little whining to get “down walk” when he was finished eating.

Kara? She’s another story entirely.

Messy Eater

First off, the girl loves food. Before the meal arrives on her tray, she starts banging her feet and screaming in excitement. She LOVES to eat!

She goes at her food pretty fast and furious and then all at once, she turns on it. Yes, I said she turns on her food. What five seconds earlier was the BEST THING EVER suddenly becomes the WORST THING EVER. Food starts literally flying.

After she throws every remaining morsel of her dinner on the floor, she tosses her cup. If someone hasn’t removed her from the chair at this point, she starts smearing her meal through her hair.

Needless to say, she needs to be bathed often. Her eating habits are pretty intense!

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  1. March 28, 2013 @ 9:10 am

    My son sounds just like your daughter. Haha, when he eats he eats until he’s full and then starts throwing his food everywhere, it’s crazy.

  2. March 28, 2013 @ 10:05 am

    My grandbaby is very messy. Definitely needs a bib ha.

  3. March 28, 2013 @ 10:07 am
    Karen Foster

    messy for sure!

  4. March 28, 2013 @ 10:22 am

    Both of my boys were veryyyyyyyyy messy eaters!

  5. March 28, 2013 @ 10:37 am
    Sydney S

    My son was a complete “neat” eater as a baby. Our 2nd baby is due in June & I’m so curious what similarities they’ll share and what differences there will be as well (just hoping the neat eater is a shared quality, lol)!

  6. March 28, 2013 @ 11:16 am

    G is hungry all the time! Not a bad problem!

  7. March 28, 2013 @ 11:31 am

    My daughter turns on her food as well. She will love it one minute and throw it aside the next.

  8. March 28, 2013 @ 11:38 am
    Bev Dunigan

    My kids were all so different! My oldest son ate everything until he was 4, then mysteriously decided to stop eating things that were red (a phase that was very short-lived, thankfully). My youngest son ate everything til he was 3, then decided all he wanted to eat was macaroni-and-cheese and carrots … and pbj. He finally stopped being a picky eater at 19! Now he even eats sushi. My daughter ate nearly everything … except beets. She still won’t try them.

  9. March 28, 2013 @ 11:42 am

    My son always hated to get messy when he ate. And he use to be a good eater, but now he is very picky and it’s hard to get him to sit and eat a whole meal.

  10. March 28, 2013 @ 12:17 pm

    Your daughter is adorable!!! Love her zest for life :)

  11. March 28, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

    Messy eaters. Food all over the face, crumbs in their lap and clothes.

  12. March 28, 2013 @ 3:29 pm
    william saylor

    My son is very messy.

  13. March 28, 2013 @ 3:29 pm

    They are and were all messy eaters.

  14. March 28, 2013 @ 3:46 pm

    My son is a messy eater, but my daughter wasn’t as much as him.

  15. March 28, 2013 @ 3:53 pm
    sara swanson

    I don’t know yet. My first is due in just under two weeks.

  16. March 28, 2013 @ 3:56 pm

    pretty predictable

  17. March 28, 2013 @ 4:38 pm
    brandi ellison

    oh yes! messy messy messy

  18. March 28, 2013 @ 4:47 pm
    Maribel Figueroa

    My baby is very messy I have to clean everything everytime she eats.

  19. March 28, 2013 @ 4:53 pm

    she is messy like the others

  20. March 28, 2013 @ 5:14 pm
    Brittiany C.

    My 4 children are very messy. My 2 1/2 year old thought it would be fun to make syrup slide down my hallway!! I’m always getting little surprises from my children, which vary by age!! I would give the trophy to my almost three year old, hands down!!! She makes the worst mess out of all four of them:-)

  21. March 28, 2013 @ 6:37 pm
    Heidi S

    Luckily, I have very predictible eaters!

  22. March 29, 2013 @ 9:52 pm
    Kayla Carter

    My baby is a VERY messy eater, but she loves to eat! She gets it in her hair all over her face and clothes, after she’s done eating it looks like she got her food everywhere but where it’s suppose to go, her mouth! Earlier this week we celebrated her 1st birthday, I took her shirt off and just let her go crazy with her cake she ended up a purple mess! LOL! She even had purple frosting and cake up her nose! After she got done I took her straight to the bath tub and bathed her, with our favorite calming Baby Magic! I love Baby Magic so much, but I can’t buy it where I’m from, none of the stores around carry Baby Magic :/ My sister mailed me some a couple months back and I’m almost out! My Mom used it on me when I was a baby and it brings back memories!

  23. April 1, 2013 @ 4:48 pm
    Wendy Mastin

    my children were very independent and wanted to eat themselves. Therefore, they were messy.

  24. April 4, 2013 @ 11:03 am
    Francine Anchondo

    Both of my kids were messy eaters well my son still is since he is 2


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