Maybe the parents just don't seem to care enough?
Or are over the top strict?
Case in point.. I have a neighbor who feeds her kids three meals a day. If they don't eat that meal they must wait till the next meal. There are no snacks whatsoever in her home. Her kids are 3, 5, 6, and 18 months. While her kids aren't starved, I think a few of them are to young for being so strict with food. When they are at my house she asks that I not give them snacks. It makes me feel bad because I believe in healthy snacks and my dd has access to plenty of them.
Answer by maxsmom11807 at 2:05 PM on Jun. 27, 2011
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Answer by Cafemomoftwo217 at 2:11 PM on Jun. 27, 2011
I feel bad for my nieces....doesn't seem like either parent cares all that much about them. As for the situation you mentioned, that is awful. I hate how pedis tell you not to let your kids be grazers, but then when you become an adult, they say grazing is best for weight control. We aren't meant to eat 3 full meals a day. We are supposed to eat 5 smaller meals - healthy meals. My kids graze all day and are very healthy. I would feel terrible to deny them food.
Answer by banana-bear at 2:11 PM on Jun. 27, 2011
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