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...to expect my son NOT to eat moss....

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Pheebe Wed 23-Jul-08 13:39:59

...he's 8 months old, has just figured out how to crawl. We have decking outside our back door and he's made his way out there and was sitting merrily chomping on moss when I got to him!!!

Boys!

Alambil Wed 23-Jul-08 13:43:22

did he have a look of "oh you spoil all the fun, mum!"

LOL!

wasabipeanut Wed 23-Jul-08 13:45:03

YABU - yesterday mine managed to ingest sand, mud and grass!

sarah293 Wed 23-Jul-08 13:45:14

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Sim43 Wed 23-Jul-08 13:46:02

You never know it is probably full of nutrients and vitamins. It is green after all! You may have caught on to something big! grin

cheesesarnie Wed 23-Jul-08 13:46:59

half a slug for dinner

noonki Wed 23-Jul-08 13:49:10

slugs, snails, mud, flies (dead) are all fine...

but sand? I can't bear it when they do that .. ohhh it get's my teeth going, they grind it and then have sandy poo ugghhh

Sim43 Wed 23-Jul-08 14:06:30

Slugs and snails and puppy dogs tails....that's what little boys are made of. God how right that is! grin

Pheebe Wed 23-Jul-08 14:32:29

He did have that look LewisFan LOLOL How can they be so expressive at such an early age!!

DS1 was really quite reserved, he liked to taste things but would never eat them and certainly never ate mud. DS2 is gonna be trouble grin

Pheebe Wed 23-Jul-08 14:32:59

sandy poo ewwwww shock

muggglewump Wed 23-Jul-08 16:00:08

Girls do it too.
I recall turning my back for ooh, 10 seconds only to turn back and find DD happily chomping on a snail.
She also ate cat food at every opportunity and looked most put out when I wouldn't let her.
I wish she'd eat it now, far cheaper than any other meat.

lizziemun Wed 23-Jul-08 16:13:39

Within 30 mins bring on holiday dd2 (9mths) ate rabbit poo shock.

muggglewump Wed 23-Jul-08 16:40:09

DD ate her own poo lizziemum I have a photo of her with it all round her mouth.
Clearly I missed the PFB phase and took pictures to use when she brings home ugly unsuitable bf's one day

Pheebe Wed 23-Jul-08 21:49:16

ok mugglewump, that one tops them all!
I'll settle for a moss muncher thanks grin

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