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Going, going, gone!

I'm happy to report that Raya had a productive day at feeding therapy today. Before we left to go to the appointment, I asked in a thinking-out-loud sort of way, "What food should you bring to therapy today?” To which Raya replied, "CHEE-YIPS!!” To which I replied, "Nope, no chips. How about peaches?" We decided it would be a good idea for Kaida to bring some peaches too so that the girls could eat together. That didn't exactly happen because Kaida wolfed hers down in about 7 seconds, but it was a nice idea. :)

Raya started out slow. She got peach juice on her fingers and really REALLY wanted it off. She's funny about having her hands wet/dirty. Sometimes she doesn't even seem to notice or care and other times she wants it cleaned off YESTERDAY. She started taking bites a little at a time with a lot of playing and goofing around in between.
This is her "Um, Mommy, you need to clean up that peach juice" look. Please ignore the red eyes.
Slowly but surely, she chipped away at her cup of peaches...

...AAAAAAAND she got distracted. A lot.

But finally after 40 minutes, the cup of peaches (including most of the juice) was GONE!

Ta-da!

All done! I've lost count of how many fruit cups she's eaten a few bites of, but this was the first one she's ever finished. Good job, Ray-ray!!

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