We started giving his tastes of solids at 9 mos. He wasn't interested in actually consuming any solids until after 1 year. Now, he will eat some, but only eats well if it's pureed.
Although, he loves raisins and seaweed crackers. (but the raisins definitely come out whole---I have to shake them out of the diapers after 2 full cycles.
Oh and now he's drinking so much soymilk, that's what was giving him diarrhea. We spent the last two days limiting the soymilk and lo and behold, the diarrhea went away.
He's weaning now. Last week it was 3 whole days he didn't ask me to nurse. THe last two days he asks me but then latches, unlatches then runs off to play.