Recently my colleagues and I were discussing eating habits. One of my colleagues who is trying to lose weight in every way possible was telling us about how much she dislikes vegetables and is looking for palatable presentations of vegetables - because she knows (and appreciates) why she just has to have veggies. She jokingly said her dislike for veggies was all because she was forced to eat veggies as a child. So parents/caregivers, please listen up...
I shared how it works in our home. My hub and I have "waiting power" - we can wait our children out to finish the veggies/food in their plate. The other option they have is to refrigerate what they don't want to eat (at that time) and eat it for their next meal - for as long as it hasn't gone bad and we make sure it doesn't go bad.
The bottom line is:
The "Rules of the Roof" need to be clear - there are things that are acceptable in our home and others that may be permitted and some that are not even condoned. What are yours?