My 21/2 year old has become very picky lately. She will eat a few foods, such as pancakes, hot dogs, grilled cheese, pb&j and nutella on bread. She will eat some fruits, cheese & other healthy snacks, which is great, but meals are tough.
Breakfast & lunch aren't usually too stressful because we let her choose what she wants to eat. BUT when dinner rolls around, I want to get her into the habit of eating what is served. I will not make 5 different dinners every day.
She used to eat almost EVERYTHING! Chicken, pasta, pizza, noodles, etc. Now she looks at it & says she doesn't want it & screaming from her usually follows.
My problem is that she is still so young that I wonder how much she understands, but at the same time I do not want to mold a picky eater. I've also heard if you're too tough on your child, they can develop eating disorders! As you can tell, this is stressing me out just a tad. (which is also why she probably screams every night at dinner because we're stressed).
Also, FYI we do not believe in spanking, so that is not an option. Thanks!!
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