picky-eaters

Parenting

Kids vs. Vegetables

Something strange and somewhat wonderful has happened. I didn't want to write about it before because I didn't want to jinx it, but it's been going on for about three months now and, by jove, I think I can announce that my son is eating his vegetables on a consistent and regular basis without a […]

Parenting

Soggy Vegetables

I still remember the first time my mom served me Brussels sprouts. I poked the soggy lumps of green on my plate and tried to figure out if I could lure one of the dogs under the table, which is, let’s be honest, the very best reason to have a family dog.

Preschoolers

Getting Picky Eaters to Eat

While at the grocery store, I came across pink and dough colored butternut squash ravioli. Instantly, the bright colors drew me. Since it was on sale, I thought I’d give it a whirl. Lord knows the kids don’t particularly care for butternut squash, but in pink stripped pasta pockets? It was worth a try.