Monday, October 5, 2009

The New Highchair

I have been unhappy with the highchair we had for a while now. It was fine with Ben, because he was quite tall, so he could see and reach the tray reasonably well. This is not the case for Emily and Luke, who I had to prop up with cushions or towels when they were smaller and always had trouble seeing and reaching over the lip to get anything. I have been eyeing up an expensive European wooden chair, which can be used as a highchair, and also as a chair for many years to come, as it fits at the table, and has an adjustable seat and footplate, as well as a removable tray.

Well, I recently found a NZ made version, and it is about 1/4 of the price, so of course I got one! The tray is at a great height, and it fits at the table, so Luke can join us in family meals. It is easy to clean as well, which is a huge improvement, and it looks great. I love it!

It also caters for a range of eating styles...

and he can see what is in his bowl...

and he just loves it!

This method is much more efficient than bothering loading up a spoon!
Or you could try two spoons at once!
Love it, love it, love it!


Kelli said...

LOVE IT! I complain about the same problem with our highchair. Worked great for Brooke but Lindsey would have to raise her hands alomost over her head to get them up on the tray.

Cathal's Mammy said...

Luke looks so grown up. Cathal has that chair too, although the European version seeing as we do live in Europe. Best investment we ever made, it is perfect, and it will adapt to Cathal as he grows....bonus!!!

Nan P. said...

Look of pure joy on Luke's face!

Meal times can be such fun. Good investment!

Monica Crumley said...

Oh my gosh, he is just too cute! What a hilarious way to eat. He sure looks like he enjoys life to the fullest.