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Do you make your children try new foods?

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Dabberdoo

Asked by Dabberdoo at 6:35 PM on Jun. 25, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • I don't make him try it. I suggest new foods if we are eating something but I wouldn't force him into eating anything.
    Brandi300

    Answer by Brandi300 at 6:36 PM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • We ask DD to try something twice and if she still doesn't like it she doesn't have to eat it.
    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 6:38 PM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • Yep, 3 bites
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 6:51 PM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • Before my kids can turn their nose up at something, they have to try at least one good bite. My son has actually found things he likes doing this.

    A good bite for us is a normal bite of something they do like.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 6:56 PM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • Yes....but she is only 8 months, so most food is new to her.
    AF4life

    Answer by AF4life at 7:13 PM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • I did when they were little. Now, that they are big (and by big I mean in their 20's), they aren't afraid to try anything and everything. They have a very well rounded palate.

    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 7:25 PM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • Yup. She has to try at least 1 bite. And she wants something else, she has to try that one bite without a fight, and with a good attitude.
    Eviesmommy

    Answer by Eviesmommy at 8:32 PM on Jun. 25, 2011


  • When our kids were young we had the 3 bite rule.
    Tikismom

    Answer by Tikismom at 9:08 PM on Jun. 25, 2011

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