A Day in the Life: Waylen

Now that I’ve blogged Waylen’s favorite foods, I’m still getting questions about how often and how much he eats so today I’m going to walk you through a day in the life of Waylen! 

Here’s what his typical day looks like: 

  • 6:15 Wake up
  • 6:15-6:30 Nurse 
  • 630-8:00 Dad and baby play time 
  • 8:00-8:15 Breakfast
  • 8:15-9:00 Play
  • 9:00-9:15 Nurse 
  • 9:15-11:00 Nap 
  • 11:00-11:40 Lunch
  • 11:40- 2:00 Play
  • 2:00-2:10 Nurse
  • 2:10-4:00 Nap #2
  • 4:00-4:30 Dinner 
  • 4:30-6:30 Play 
  • 6:30 Nurse & Bedtime Routine 
  • 7 Bedtime

Now below I’ve laid out some sample meals Waylen will eat. These are just estimates of about what he eats at each meal. Remember he’s a PIG so he eats a lot. I allow him to eat as much or as little food he wants so sometimes mealtime lasts an hour and sometimes it’s done in 15 minutes.

Breakfast Option 1: 

  • One entire Protein Waffle 
  • 2 slices of Avocado 

Breakfast Option 2: 

  • Healthy Blueberry Muffin 
  • Full fat Yogurt 
  • 3 Pear slices 

Breakfast Option 3:

  • 2 egg Veggie Omlette 
  • Avocado Slices 

Lunch Option 1: 

  • 1/3 cup left over grilled Mahi Mahi 
  • 5 Roasted Veggie Sticks

Lunch Option 2:

  • 1 Shrimp Pattie 
  • 5 Sweet Potato Sticks

Lunch Option 3:

  • 2 Mini Egg Muffins 
  • 1 “Not Horrible” Pumpkin Muffin 
  • 2 Squash Sticks

Dinner Option 1: 

  • 2 Chicken Meatballs
  • 1 Coconut nom nom 
  • 5 sweet potato sticks 
  • 2 zuchinni sticks 

Dinner Option 2: 

  •  Banza Pasta 
  •  1 Meatball 
  • 3 Steamed broccoli sticks 

Dinner Option 3: 

  • Blackbean Patty
  • 2 Avocado Slices
  • 3 Apple Slices

Remember you can find most of these recipes here on my past blog post! I also just made these Shrimp Patties for Waylen this past week and they were a hit! The only thing I did differently is swop out the mayo for Greek yogurt and skip the salt altogether. 

Hopefully this answers all your questions but if not feel free to message me! Baby Led Weaning has been such a fun and amazing journey for us and I’m SO glad we decided to go this route. He feeds himself and eats seriously everything even though he still has no teeth ha. 

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Waylen: 10 Months

We are in double digits, I repeat, WE ARE IN DOUBLE DIGITS!!

Waylen is TEN MONTHS OLD! Like, how did this happen? 


This past month Waylen has really grown up! He has nearly perfected pulling himself up to standing on pretty much everything and babbles more then ever. In addition to mama he now also says dada, dog, and good! He uses his sippy cup like a pro, can also drink out of a normal cup, and has learned to turn the pages in his books!



He LOVES eating and will seriously scarf down adult size meals twice a day. In the next few weeks we will transition to three meals and one less nursing session. These days Waylen is more and more interested in food and less and less interested in me 😭. 


Also he has finally learned to crawl!! He will still Army crawl when he is in a hurry but he is actually finally crawling for real more and more. Mostly when he’s on hard surfaces that he can’t slide on. Ha 


Unfortunately my giggly little babe doesn’t think I’m hilarious anymore ha. Okay, so he still laughs a bunch (multiple times a day) but it’s a lot harder to get him laughing for a picture! He’ll just stare at me like I’m crazy. Which I probably am… I mean, I am making crazy noises, faces, pretending to hiccup/sneeze/ do pretty much anything to get him to laugh. Oh well!


His favorite things this month are eating, drinking from his cup, moving his ball pit, playing fetch with Pickles, pulling all the books off the shelf, door stops, chewing on the media cabinets knobs, and getting into mischief. 


Waylen still isn’t walking yet but he is getting more and more comfortable on his feet! He also had his second cold this month (which he is actually still getting over.) Nothing is sadder then a baby with a runny nose! 

Besides that everything this past month as been great! I can’t believe how fast he is growing up though. Only two short months and we’ll be celebrating his birthday! CRAZY!