Family Eating Rules That Can Help Transform Picky Eaters

Family Eating Rules That Can Help Transform Picky Eaters

If your child is among the many who are picky about their food, you know it’s a constant struggle to expand their food repertoire and get them to love more foods. Chop Chop’s 10 rules for picky-free parenting could help alleviate some of the tension.

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The ten rules are common sense guidelines, but ones you can share with your kids to get them on board with the concept of eating more than just fish fingers or spaghetti bolognese every day. They include things like:

2. As parents, we will decide what foods are offered, when, and where. As kids, we will decide of the food that is offered, what we will eat and how much.


5. We will not offer food rewards. In other words, we do not have to ‘eat our vegetables’ in order to get dessert. We will not reward good behaviour with sweets and ‘treats’.

I might just call this the 10 commandments of eating and post it in the kitchen.

10 Rules for Picky-Free Parenting [Chop Chop]

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