Saturday 25 March 2006

Daughter of the soil

I had a big fight with Alice this morning. I cut her off after only 2 full sippy cups of milk, insisting that she eat some solid food before she could have more milk. Alice cried a couple of times about this, on and off. At one point she decided that she wanted to go outside, so every got their shoes and socks on (except Poly) and out we went. Alice headed to the chewed up grass and immediately started snarfing down some dirt. Apparently that’s what’s for breakfast in Alice-world. Sadly, in Daddy-world, dirt doesn’t count as solid food and so Alice still didn’t get her milk.

Posted by Dad about Alice at 11:04 | Ping URL

eating soil can sometimes be a sign that she’s missing certain minerals in her diet.

Posted by: on 28 March 2006 at 11:06

Possible, since she seems to eat so little solid food. On the other hand, she likes dirt as dirt and is happy to spend time playing with it even if she can’t eat it.

Posted by: Dad on 28 March 2006 at 12:00
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