we made goulash.she claims she dont like it before she even trys it well with every food she says she dont like it before she trys it.well she trys a small pigeon size bite smaller than what a lil baby would eat.not enough to even taste it well she says she wants circle spaghetti o's ....her dad tells her no..she needs to eat what we made.does anyone elses 4yr old do this?if so do you cave and give them what they want or stick it out and if they get hungry enough theyll eat it.
Answer by elizabr at 7:05 PM on Jan. 28, 2011
Answer by BaileysMom476 at 7:46 PM on Jan. 28, 2011
Stick it out. If she gets what she wants she won't do anything you ask for. If she doesn't eat something than don't give her any other food. I usually put more than my 6-y-old can eat. She knows she has to eat some of her food. When she ate some of the food and she tells she want dessert I half of the food left in her plate and tell her she has to eat that much to get her dessert. If she doesn't eat it, she won't get any treats. It works properly. We played the but I don't like it games two times. I told to her she doesn't have to eat what is in front of her. But no dessert and if she will be hungry later she can come down and eat something but that something will be exactly the same dinner. After the second time she left the table and got hungry and had to eat the same food I offered for dinner now she eats her dinner for the first time. She is not rude and she knows I don1t ask anything she can't do. GL:)
Answer by adriennfaklya at 9:53 AM on Jan. 29, 2011