I would wrap it up and stick it in the fridge and not make a big deal out about it. If they came back later and said they were hungry, they would get that meal right back. :)
The same, if they are making it a big issue. I excuse them from the table and put their meal aside. When they ask for a snack later, they get their dinner. If they refuse, they get nothing.
He has to sit at the table until we're done, regardless. Like Karamille and Terri, if he's hungry later he can have dinner back. I do make exceptions if it's a new dish. As long as he tries 3 bites, he can have an apple instead.
Nothing. They get hungry by the next meal!
They can eat now or they can eat it at the next meal time. Yesterday I had two kids miss lunch because one said she wasn't hungry and one didn't put her stuff away and come after I'd called her four times. And I know she heard me, because we had an entire conversation about putting her curling iron away and getting her lunch immediately because it was going to be time to go soon. She has lost her curling iron for the week, and she's got limited mirror privileges too since she seems to think that she has exclusive rights to all of the mirrors in the house and needs to be in front of them CONSTANTLY!
They ate supper after we stacked wood when we came home from church.
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