The beginning of the end...
My baby is 11.5 months, and did not have even a spoonful of solids until this week. He just was not having it, wanted nothing to do with it. Then all of a sudden, he is eating several tablespoons of homemade baby food three times a day. His diapers are no longer the mild smelling breastfed baby diapers, and today was even a clay-like mess of tomatoes and mashed potatoes. I literally started tearing up today when I saw that diaper.
My little boy is growing up, and this is so hard for me. This week was "the beginning of the end." There is nothing more precious to me in the world then my strong breastfeeding relationship with my son, and while I am so happy and proud of him for "finally" eating solids, I still have a tear in my eye to even think of our breastfeeding relationship ending.
I have no plans to stop on my end for at least another year... I do hope he feels the same... Not really a question, but I know a bunch of you moms have been there, done that, and just wanted some support from you all. I laugh a little at my being a little overdramatic, as my son is currently sleeping here on my lap in full latched-on position
Exclusively BF since 2/1/11 with no end in sight.
THE greatest joy of my life.