Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

Friday August 16, 2013

By Amy Morin

If you've got a child who is a picky eater, preparing school lunches can be frustrating. Most kids who are picky eaters will decide on one or two different things they'll agree to eat for lunch and that's about it. Then, parents rotate between the peanut butter and jelly and the crackers and cheese for the entire school year.

Don't allow a picky eater's habits to impact their health. There are things you can do to ensure that your child is learning to eat a healthy diet without forcing him to eat.

I recently interviewed Melanie Potock, a pediatric speech language pathologist to learn more about ways in which parents can end power struggles with picky eaters. Learn more about how to avoid power struggles with picky eaters so your child isn't only eating peanut butter sandwiches every day.


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