#21 - Strategies for Kids & Food
Getting your kids to eat three meals a day can be stressful. How do you manage to get the right things into their bellies? On this week’s podcast Billy & Joy move beyond the two biggest factors (Environment & Modeling) and talk strategy.
This is the list… (listen to the episode for full context!)
1 - Recognize cycles -
2. Continue exposure
3. Don't make it a battle
4. Plate the family food - this helps w/#3
5. Use a variety of names for
6. Enlist their help
7. Let them help in the meal prep.
8. Praise tastings!
9. Season separately
10. Leverage unique things their friends eat
11. INVEST in your skills --
Are kids are hardwired to like certain foods? Check out this study.
This article describes how kids are more likely to taste and respond negatively to bitter foods.
Talk about this… actually, this week just try something new! Let us know what you discover!
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