Studies show that kids actually eat more vegetables when they are not pressured. Pressure includes praising, expressing disappointment or saying the child will be stronger, bigger, healthier by eating X food.
Sitting down and eating with kids at mealtime is more important than what’s on the plate
What kind of experience have you or your child had with being weighed and measured? Has it been positive, neutral, negative?
Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility (DOR) outlines the jobs of parent/caregiver versus the child .
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