Use Small Portions On A Large Plate For Picky Eaters

If your child is a poor eater, put their child size portion on a big dinner plate. That way it looks like you're only asking them to eat a little bit. It's amazing how willing they are to eat a 'small dinner'.

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By Mums' Page from Ireland

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July 12, 20070 found this helpful

Thank you! You are one smart mom:) I needed this tip! My daughter has always been a very picky eater and this is a great idea!

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July 12, 20070 found this helpful

My aunt always settled the matter by dishing up only one teaspoon of the food the child did not want to eat. The child was then expected to finish that wee bit. This always worked well.

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July 13, 20070 found this helpful

we alwayd did 1 tablespoon to ours

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August 12, 20070 found this helpful

my mother always told me ' one spoonfull for how old you are, you dont want to look like a 3 year old do you?' and i always ate most of my supper :D

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August 12, 20070 found this helpful

(one spoon full for every year youve been alive, 5 years = 5 spoonfulls)

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