11 tips for coping with fussy eaters
‘Beans are yuck!’
It’s no coincidence that children often become mighty particular about food at around the time when they’re clearly able to express likes and dislikes.
At toddler stage, your child is discovering that she can make choices and flex those little independent muscles – and if green beans are ‘horrible’ today, no amount of cajoling will persuade her otherwise. In fact, engaging in a battle of will is likely to make her even more determined to shun your greens.
So take a deep breath, encourage her to eat the rest of her meal, and don’t make a big issue out of it.
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