Tonight for dinner my picky daughter ate crackers, canned mandarin oranges, and a cereal bar. I counted this as a successful dinner because at least it involved fruit. Vegetables? That's still the impossible dream.
I've dealt with a picky kid before, but my son's picky phase was much shorter and less intense. I feel like my usual tricks for getting her to have some more variety in her diet aren't working and it's actually getting to be a problem. I'll spare you the details, but let's just say that my kid definitely needs some more fiber in her diet.
As always, when I need parenting advice, I turn to other moms who've lived through it. Thankfully, 15 smart and strategic moms were willing to share their easy, and sometimes sneaky, ways to get their kids to consume healthy foods. They swear that these work.
I'm not gonna lie -- I'm totally trying #1 and #9 this week!