I have an almost 3 year old daughter. As a baby & young child, she ate ANYTHING! Every type of baby food, everything I'd cut up and put on her high chair tray (chicken, pork chops, broccoli, etc.)
For about 6mos- a year ago, she has been VERY picky. She loved chicken nuggets, didn't like them, now loves them again. Was obsessed with mac & cheese, now will not touch it. Loved pasta, screams at the sight of it, you get the point.
Dinners are stressful and I'm at a loss. We just want her to try foods. She won't even take a bite unless she recognizes what it is. She does eat some fruit & healthy snacks, and healthy breads, and breakfasts, but at dinner she wants the same thing all the time.
We refuse to be the parents who make different meals at dinner time, but we want to be positive & eliminate the stress that comes every night at the dinner table.
So I'm wondering if you've found any positive way to encourage your children to try what is on their plate. (FYI-she clamps her mouth shut and screams) Thank you so much.
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