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How can i make sure my sons nutrional needs get met

My lo lives with his wonderfull grammy. I freeze cheese sauce infused with sweet potatoes or pumpkin to help her avoid the blue box mac n cheese. I also buy him v8 fusion juice. My mums very sensitive and im not sure how to bring up his diet? Is there anything thing else i can buy? Is there any way i can help him gain healthy eating habits for his adult life? She only brings him by once a week. :( hes three

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Camron D.

Asked by Camron D. at 1:23 AM on Jul. 12, 2013 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Get his doctor involved in it. Grandmas tend to listen to doctors.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:24 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

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    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 1:27 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • I am going to assume that your mom has primary custody of your child. If that is the case, you need to let her parent him.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:40 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • Your mom raised you. How are your eating habits?
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 1:57 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • Why are you so concerned about his diet and his nutrition? Has his doctor indicated he's unhealthy, under/overweight, or something else that would be cause for concern?
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 7:31 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

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    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 8:02 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • I'm assuming since she's raising him that she's the one going to the pediatrician appointments with him. If there was a problem I think the ped would bring it up with her. There is tons of information out now about nutrition and feeding kids healthy diets, I'm sure your mom is well aware of healthy choices. I also notice in my life it's the older people that generally have a much better diet than those in their 20s/30s, so it's likely your mom has healthier food choices around than many younger parents.
    btw - juices have more sugar than most kids need on a daily basis, even v8 fusion and tropicana splash
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:40 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

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    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 9:52 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

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