"She's a crazy kid. If I'm chopping onions while I'm cooking, I have to watch out for her little hands trying to steal some off the cutting board. She gets it from me. When i was little, I would eat onion & miracle whip sandwiches…"
"ha ha, maybe you are right about predispositions to enjoy various tastes, who knows? One of my kids loved briney foods. If i allowed her, she'd eat an entire jar of pickles or olives. sure, one or two, but an entire jar? She never tired of…"
"There are children in my class who are sent to school and their entire lunch box is full of junk food.... It makes me glad that the school provides the snacks that way I can at least make sure they eat something healthy in the day. I wished I could…"
"i have this exact same problem with current sweetie, who IS a chocoholic to the max. I've never ever lived around junk food in my kitchen, never. Is a new experience, i dislike it, but, can only briefly and temporarily get him to stop…"
"I'll have to go with favorite books. Mostly I read fantasy novels.
GRRM - A Song od Ice & Fire series (Can't wait for A Game of Thrones on HBO!)
R. A. Salvatore - Just about anything he has written. Bob is a great writer. His Corona…"
"Good for you!! Ha, the one veggie my kids would not touch is onions. the one child actually did not like them, but, kid#2 just wouldn't eat them cuz kid#1 would not eat them.
Yeah, i usually just chopped raw or steamed veggies + a protein,…"
"Thankfully, I am extremely lucky where she is concerned. Kelsey eats lots of veggies. Her favorite is onions. Sometimes I will catch her eating one like an apple straight from the pantry! I just take it, peel it and let her go. (and brush her teeth…"
"Becca, that is fabulous advice, i so agree! Interesting remark about genetically predisposed thing, new idea to me.
I so agree, encouraging is good/forcing is wrong. I never ever forced my kids, encourage them - yes, but not forcing.
I did have…"
"That's a great idea... unfortunately if you have a kid like one of my brothers was even that wouldn't be enough.
Some kids actually are genetically predisposed to finding the taste of green vegetable appalling. I think the most important…"