(I’m sorry, I don’t have the rights to reprint the article in full and I could use comments to the site where it’s posted. PS they called me “anonymous,” which doesn’t exactly make me happy, but they’re newly revamped and I want this job. Maybe getting readers to the site will parlay into a byline. Who knows? It happens to be a cute piece. ENJOY!) Go there now or read the intro below:
Okay, maybe you have this problem, also. My kids only eat food you’d find on a children’s menu. You know, the usual suspects: grilled cheese, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, mac n cheese, pizza, burgers, buttered noodles, etc. I could list the health content in these meals, but let’s just agree to call it nil. Where did I go wrong? It’s not like I didn’t try to introduce them to a vast selection of wholesome foods. No, I’ve never pulled one of those, “you can’t get up from the table until you finish your cauliflower” diatribes, but I fed them every healthy baby food I could find on the shelves. They ate broccoli, spinach, carrots, and even that gross smelling Turkey dinner meal that was pureed and mashed into a jar. Now, a turkey dinner comes from Subway, and is filled with little turkey or anything else of nutritional value – basically, we’re talking about a dolled up grilled cheese sandwich.
At my house, I’m required to make two meals each night… Please read on at Momtourage.