Let’s talk tips for serving the same meal to everyone in your family when possible...and why it's sometimes not possible.
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Why do we want to eat the same meal as a family when possible? It’s easier, cheaper, and helps your kid learn to eat a greater variety of food in the long run.
The problem? Kids don’t always want to eat what we serve. It can take 20-30 exposures for a child to want to eat a new food.
So how do we serve what we’re eating to our kids and make it a success for everyone?
What we want you to notice on these plates:
“Do we all have to eat the same foods at a meal?” It’s not always possible!
We talked about the benefits of serving one meal to everyone above. However, we can’t always eat the same things for a variety of reasons:
We know its ideal to eat the same meals and serve our kids a variety of foods - even if they might not eat them right away. So, how can we make meals and snacks successful when we have to eat different foods?