How I got my kids to try any food – part 7

Go back to the Introduction if you want to make sure you read every post in this series in the right order. This post contains affiliate links, meaning I can earn a small commission if you decide to purchase after clicking on one of my links.    Cooking   You’re probably thinking “I’ve come here … Read more

How I got my kids to try any food – part 6

To get the full picture of what I am talking about, check out the Introduction, part 2, part 3, part 4 and part 5 here first.   Good food   If we look at the last elements of a child learning how to eat, in essence they are related to one thing only: food.   … Read more

How I got my kids to try any food – part 5

Go back to the Introduction, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 to read everything from the beginning.   Language   I’ve mentioned how sight plays an important role at mealtimes.   What a child hears also can affect his eating.   I’m rather of the opinion that silence is golden when eating, because I … Read more

How I got my kids to try any food – part 4

Read the Introduction here, Part 2 here and Part 3 here, to make sure you follow along in the right sequence.   Modelling   In the previous part, I mentioned children learn how to eat a particular food by touching, smelling, looking, grabbing and putting them in and out of their mouths. They also use … Read more

How I got my kids to try food – part 3

Read the Introduction and Part 2 of this series here.  Stories     One of the thoughts that also kept popping in my head during those times was   “they aren’t going to eat it cause they didn’t eat it last time”.   Imagine you’re learning to drive and during your first practical lesson you … Read more

How I got my kids to try food – part 2

If you ended up on this page first, read the Introduction first.   Mindset   To start off this series of posts, I want to talk about mindset.   It’s not something people really talk about when it comes to feeding kids, because let’s face it. Who has time to think about the deep stuff? … Read more