I am running out of patience with my DD. She is saying she is hungry and she wants to eat. She is almost 2 years old. I will pull out all of her favorite food for her to tell me no and throw a fit. I am trying to figure out what she wants and she will tell me apple or chip chip and even if I get one of those she yells at me no and says she does not want it. I gave her a bowl of cereal this morning and she threw it all over my floor. Please any help would GREAT and please if you are gonna be negative......skip this.Answer Question
It's a fun game for her. She makes you jump when she asks for something! They learn quick!. So you decide what she should have & serve it then ignore the hysterics. Soon, she will eat what she is given. They'll eat when they are hungry.
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 8:44 AM on Apr. 27, 2013
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Answer by missanc at 9:49 AM on Apr. 27, 2013
I agree with not playing games which is what she is doing, you know what she likes, jut give it to her and she throws a tantrum and throws it on the floor, a little time out is needed, that is unacceptable. Likesomeone else said she will eat when she gets hungry, do not give her so many options...
Answer by older at 10:32 AM on Apr. 27, 2013
Answer by PartyGalAnne at 11:05 AM on Apr. 27, 2013
Stop with taking orders. How about coming up with a menu of what you are serving and put it in front of her. If she eats, great. If not, then she must not be that hungry. I have a picky eater and if he wanted something I wasn't serving he just wouldn't get anything. I spent a lot of time making different meals for him than the rest of the family just to make sure he was eating (mostly because he was really skinny and DH was worried about his weight). It's a lot of work and really not worth it. I stopped making him separate meals from the rest of us (I will make both kids something different if DH and I want something we know they won't eat) and if he eats it, great. If not, he's out of luck because that's what I am serving. I would suggest that you stop giving cereal with milk and if she knocks stuff on the floor again, make her pick it up.
Answer by QuinnMae at 11:12 AM on Apr. 27, 2013
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