Your sweet baby who used to eat everything is gone. Now, you’re left with a mini food critique. Morphed from the kid who happily gobbled up every food in sight, to the kid who’s food preferences change with each passing day. It makes you wonder, where on earth did I go wrong? Before you go all doomsday thinking my kid will never eat a vegetable or a piece of meat again, let’s take a minute …
Before we start, let’s get your intentions in check.
THIS IS NOT ABOUT… throwing all the candy in the trash, or swapping their candy for something you’re more comfortable with them having like money or a new toy.
WHAT THIS IS…. a way to encourage
Nothing’s worse than feeling like you keep wasting time in the kitchen prepping meals that NOBODY EVEN EATS!! Like seriously, what’s the point?
Maybe it’s time to go all Hunger Games on your family… “may the odds ever be in your favour!!”
Okay, okay… letting your family fend for themselves for a day or two may seem like bliss but you need a long term plan, a few simple steps to help you get through …
Tonight’s dinner, a smorgasbord of leftover finger foods. A few new items and a few of “safe” foods for the boys.
On the menu:
A pork chop (eaten before)
Naan bread (safe)
Spring rolls (new)
Green peppers (eaten before)
Cucumber (eaten before)
With a side of tzatziki and plum sauce, and dill dip (safe)
And apple sauce (one of the boys all time favs)
As my hubby and I ate, I watched as my boys…