Do you make them a separate meal?
If I make something knowing they may not like it or I know they really do not like Yes I will make something diffrent for them
it depends on what it is. I am not a fan of forcing food on kids. especially food they don't like because I know as an adult I wouldn't like that done to me. I can tell if my kids genuinely don't like something or if they are just being picky. if its something spicy or something I know they don't like, I will make a separate meal. if its just them being picky, they get that or nothing else.
The other option is a pb&j and and apple or pear or veggies
No, I'm not raising rude picky eaters. There is no turning up your nose or whining about perfectly good food in my house. I make what I make and they are required to take three bites of everything if they want to leave the table at all that night, after that they don't have to eat any more but there is nothing until the next meal unless they have eaten a decent portion and they do have to stay at the table until everyone is done eating. And if theres any whining about it or comments about the food, there are consequences. They are allowed to not like it, but saying "ewww" is unecessary and not allowed. We don't throw away food so if they get hungry later before the next meal, I can reheat their last meal.
Mine are capable of making themselves a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, grabbing some fresh fruit, and/or some yogurt. I do not make food a battle in my house and I never make them go hungry.
No, I don't fix extra meals because someone doesn't like something. Now, if they try it and honestly don't like it, I won't make them go hungry, but they're getting a sandwich, I'm not cooking something else. If it's something that they have no reason not to like, or have liked previously, I'm not fixing something else.
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