A Family Meal the Beginning of Child's Good Food Habits
Byline: BIRTH TO THREE by Carolyn Raab For The Register-Guard
`I'm not going to eat that." Mealtime struggles can be common as preschoolers learn to feed themselves. What should parents do?
Child feeding isn't just a parental responsibility. Children have a role, too, says Ellyn Satter, a registered dietitian, family therapist and author. Parents decide what, when and where, she says. Children decide how much.
Parents decide what food is offered to the child.
Include a variety of nutritious foods in your child's meals and snacks If possible, involve your child in making choices. Encourage him to taste unfamiliar foods. Young children learn by …
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Publication information: Article title: A Family Meal the Beginning of Child's Good Food Habits. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Register Guard (Eugene, OR). Publication date: March 22, 2003. Page number: f4. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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