10 Moms' Hacks for Making Mealtime With a Toddler Easier

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If her kid is a picky eater, a concerned mom knows all about the worry and frustration of making sure her fussy kid gets good nutrition. Mealtime might be a little easier if moms try some of these hacks -- used by other mamas on Instagram -- to make eating with a picky toddler a little less difficult. These tips and tricks aren't about hiding veggies in foods (we've all tried that!) -- these are super cool and creative ideas for preparation and presentation that we hope will turn a picky eater into a more adventurous one. 

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Getting little kids to eat anything can sometimes be a problem. But for the mom who has a kid who won't eat because of how something looks or smells, or due to its textuer? Well, that can make dinner time impossible. What's a mom to do? These tricks we've found address the many reasons why little ones refuse to eat. Food touching too close together? Unsure of a food that seems foreign? Doesn't like anything too squishy? Well, these hacks address all of these problems. Sometimes a mom just needs a helping hand -- and these kid-friendly food tricks are a gift from one mom to another. 

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Let's aim high -- if a mom gets her little one to eat one broccoli "tree," then it's a success.

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