Julie Almquist, M.A., LIMHP
Do you often find yourself suffering from "short-order cook syndrome," preparing two or three different menus at mealtime to appease the desires of a finicky eater? Mealtime should be a pleasant family time and a positive learning environment for all family members. If you find that mealtimes usually end in arguments about how much your child should be eating and how much he or she is not eating, follow these guidelines. They'll help you cope with your picky eater and make family mealtime more enjoyable.