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Tips On Toddler feeding and Handling Picky eater's

Tips On Toddler feeding

Desire to develop healthy eating habits in your toddler give them only healthy food. Why on this earth we want to give junk food to our children. If you give healthy portions to your kid they will develop the bond and taste with that kind of food. You shouldn’t be worrying about the portion or amount the kid knows how much he should be eating. It works both ways you controlling what to eat let the toddler be in charge of how much to eat.
Picky eaters
On reading this you must be thinking what if he eats less as most mothers worry. But by feeding a big portion of junk is doing no good to the body. Toddlers will be nutritionally deprived and will lose appetite for healthy food over time. We must understand this that like adults kid also have a system that signals his/her brain when they feel full or when they feel hungry. Let your child be the king here. They are in their best years about learning life and healthy habits. It’s mindful of them to know about themselves. Their eating patterns will vary on days.
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Toddler feeding


What mother’ should be doing?

·         Plan a healthy menu not just for your kid but for the family it’s mindful to do that and trick the kid with healthy eating habits.
·         By doing this your kid will have options to choose, let them choose, and feed themselves.
·         Don’t force on eating more.

How to fix Picky eater's

Try to not get frustrated by this typical toddler behavior. Just make healthy food choices available and know that, with time, your child's appetite and eating behaviors will level out. In the meantime, here are some tips which will assist you get through the picky eater stage.

1. Share a meal together as a family as often as you can this suggests no media distractions like TV or cell phones at mealtime. Use this point to model healthy eating. Serve one meal for the entire family and resist the urge to form another meal if your child refuses what you've served. This only encourages picky eating. attempt to include a minimum of one food your child likes with each meal and still provide a balanced meal, whether she eats it or not.

2. It’s good for youngsters to find out to concentrate on their bodies and use hunger as a guide. If they ate an enormous breakfast or lunch, for instance they'll not have an interest in eating much the remainder of the day. it is a parent's responsibility to supply food, and therefore the child’s decision to eat it. Pressuring kids to eat, or punishing them if they do not , can make them actively dislike foods they'll otherwise like.

3.Tempting because it could also be , try to not bribe your children with treats for eating other foods. this will make the "prize" food even more exciting, and therefore the food you would like them to undertake an unpleasant chore. It can also cause nightly battles at the dining table .

4. simply because a toddler refuses food once, don't hand it over. Keep offering new foods and people your child didn't like before. It can take as many as 10 or more times tasting a food before a toddler’s taste buds accept it. Scheduled meals and limiting snacks can help ensure your child is hungry when a replacement food is introduced.

5. Variety: the spice. Offer a spread of healthy foods, especially vegetables and fruits, and include higher protein foods like meat and deboned fish a minimum of 2 times per week. Help your child explore new flavors and textures in food. Try adding different herbs and spices to simple meals to form them tastier. to attenuate waste, offer new foods in small amounts and wait a minimum of every week or two before reintroducing an equivalent food.

6. Make food fun. Toddlers are especially hospitable trying foods arranged in eye-catching, creative ways. Make foods look irresistible by arranging them in fun, colorful shapes kids can recognize. Toddlers this age also enjoy eating food with sauces and dips.; Finger foods also are usually successful with toddlers. Cut solid foods into bite-size pieces they will easily eat themselves, ensuring the pieces are sufficiently small to avoid the danger of choking.

7. Involve kids in meal planning. Allow your toddlers to be part in meal planning. I allow you to child pick which fruit and vegetable to form for dinner or during visits to the grocery or green market . Read kid-friendly cookbooks together and let your child detect new recipes to undertake .

8. Tiny chefs. Some cooking tasks are perfect for toddlers (with many supervision, of course): sifting, stirring, counting ingredients, picking fresh herbs from a garden or windowsill, and “painting” on vegetable oil with a pastry brush, to call a couple of.

9. Crossing bridges. Once a food is accepted, use what nutritionists call "food bridges" to introduce others with similar color, flavor, and texture to assist expand variety in what your child will eat. If your child likes pie for instance , try mashed sweet potatoes then mashed carrots.

10. A fine pair. Try serving unfamiliar foods, or flavors young children tend to dislike initially (sour and bitter), with familiar foods toddlers naturally prefer (sweet and salty). Pairing broccoli (bitter) with cheese (salty), for instancemaybe a great combination for toddler taste buds

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  1. Hy! I'm so glad to read this!
    It's important to find balance in eating, so, you've talked from my heart! :)

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    1. Thanks, I am pleased to know that you feel the connect.

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