Is picky eating an inevitable phase?
It absolutely is NOT. So whether you’re trying to prevent a picky eating problem or trying to work your way out of one, here are some of my best tips:
When is it OK to hide veggies from your kids? I think it’s a very fine line between “useful tool” and “underhanded parenting.” Read this post to figure out where that line is.
Sometimes a cookie is not just a cookie. When we use food for reasons other than hunger, we run the risk of creating an emotional eating problem. Click here for three tips to stop using food for emotional reasons.
Following the Mix & Match Rule.
One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen parents making is giving in to their picky eater and feeding them the same foods over and over again. But by following the Mix & Match Rule, you can actually solve (or prevent!) a picky eating problem. Watch this video to find out how to implement the rule.
If you’re concerned about your child’s eating habits, the time to start changing them is now. Each day you wait is one more day that your child won’t be getting the nutrition he needs, and one more day that reinforces poor eating habits.