This week, Abigail and Elle respond to a listener who has a 5-year-old picky eater. How can she get her to eat more than a few reliable foods? Elle talks about her own process parenting her picky eater, including how … Continue reading
Setting Limits and Staylistening Those of you with picky eaters are familiar with requests—or demands—for “something else” to eat. Rigidity around food is like rigidity around anything else: it signals a need for help. We often need to set a … Continue reading
Ahhh Thanksgiving. That time of year when social media is filled with picture perfect seasonal crafts and articles talking about how to give thanks with your little ones. Recipes display the “best-tasting turkey” and pictures show everyone at the family … Continue reading
FreeImages.com/Patrick Nijhuis There is a boy in my kindergarten class who often asks for food that is only available for those who left their lunch at home even when he has some food left in his lunch box. “I don’t … Continue reading
You can’t pour honey on a fear, or dress it up, or talk a child out of it. A fear is a feeling, and no logic or trick can pry a feeling out of a child.