Dear parents, your toddler needs a healthy, balanced diet to provide him with all the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients he needs. There’s no need to worry if you have a picky eater or a toddler, we’ve got some tips to help you teach your toddler positive eating habits and make the time of feeding a pleasant time for the whole family.
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Create atmosphere and rules
Let our child realizes that he is living an atmosphere and the rules of life already established and habitual by us. It is important that the atmosphere around him is as calm and serene as possible so that this helps him to live better the family rules.
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Don’t teach eating for emotional reasons
Your toddler is at high risk for learning to use food for emotional reasons. Toddlers are active, unceasing in their demands and prone to get upset, at this time you still need to stick to scheduled feedings and sort out whether your child is hungry or sad, full or tired.
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No snack before meals!
This rule is very simple but effective: no snack for the little one just before lunch or dinner. It is an easy way to get the children feels very hungry to the time of meals.
Try tests: Parents close the eyes
This is the experimental method of the little ones, with whom they begin to know what is fed up! Let him then try his autonomy, perhaps alternating hands and teaspoon and bringing a lot of patience if you have to clean up after all!
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Enjoy the achievement of objectives
You need to praise the achievement of small goals such as the success of the child to be at the table for a whole meal or the use of a cutlery without dropping it. The award is atyour discretion, but it is important to highlight these small victories to show the importance of such behavior to the child and your appreciation in having listened to your requests.
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Good table habits
For parents, TV at the table is better to keep it off, whether it is your custom or not. Because it can help everyone to be more present and aware of what you are tasting. If you realize that instead it was essential to distract the child and be able to make him feel comfortable, you can replace “television hypnosis” with a game of their own at will, so that he can still be distracted by something and feel less alone!
For these reasons, the choice of high chair
must be made with care, you must in fact make sure it is durable and suitable for prolonged use, but above all choose a high chair that is comfortable for the little ones and in which it is pleasant for the children to stay, play and entertain.
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