I get a lot of questions from parents about how to deal with their picky eating kids. “Little Johnny won’t eat his veggies!”, they proclaim, “he’s so picky!”; or, “Little Sally doesn’t like ANYTHING!”. On seeing their plate, the toddler cries “I don’t like it” or “don’t want it”, though they haven’t even eaten the food but simply the sight of it is offensive enough to deem it unacceptable. And so begins the battle of wills between parents and child, and in the end, no one wins.
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