I’m not the Instagram mom who is cutting fun shapes out of vegetables, banning all junk, and making sure they get every essential vitamin out of each food pyramid item.
My kids eat what they like, when they’d like, with the occasional new introduction. If they don’t like something I don’t force them to sit at the table until they eat it. Of course I’m not letting them binge on candy and bacon every day, I’m reasonable. But food is not a chore.
I never want my children to have a stigma about eating or feel forced to stomach something that is an issue for their sensory system. My kids don’t have to meet my requirements in order to be fed. They meet theirs. And you know what? Rowan’s favorite food is broccoli so something worked!