Anyone want to tackle a problem I’m dealing with right now? I’m at a loss. Miss Sprite is on some sort of bizarro food strike. She will ONLY lick her food and then leave it on her plate. Nothing gets chewed and swallowed. Even candy and ice cream! I know this because I thought I would trick her with yummy nummy candy. I thought if she chewed and swallowed the sweets then I would break the Code Of Lick. Who wouldn’t want to chew that up right? The ice cream? She tried to lick it but realized that licking ice cream meant swallowing ice cream so she refused to touch it.
What the hell kind of freaky phase is this? I’m honestly not worried about her health. She IS enjoying milk and I’m limiting her milk consumption to 3 glasses a day so as not to disrupt her vitamin absorption. She’ll also drink “juice” which is a cup full of water with a splash of apple juice. It’s just kind of annoying to prepare a meal and watch the food get wasted in such a way.
Fish and I aren’t showing any reaction to Sprite with this. We understand it could be some sort of attention attempt. SO! What would you do? Have you gone through any nutty phases like this?