Lesley - posted on 01/28/2010 ( 15 moms have responded )
Peter is 2 in May, and frankly could eat for England. He is average height, and not overweight at all and I do tend to limit what he eats because I'm afraid that he's eating too much for his age - he is more then happy to just keep on eating all day!
I give him cereal in the morning about 8, and then he tends to go all the way through to 12 when he eats either a sandwich, a bowl of pasta, beans on toast or half a small jacket potato with some cheese on top. He will then, a couple of times a week, share a bag of crisps with his sister, and everyday either has an apple, orange (clementine), or banana for pudding. Dinner, at 5, consists of a small amount of meat (unless it's mince for spaghetti bolognaise) because he's not a massive meat fan, some carbohydrates (i.e. potato, pasta or rice) and some vegetables (he loves carrots, squashes pea's usually but will generally eat all vegetables I feed him). He will have a snack at 3 o'clock (which can be as early as 2 some days, depending on how active we are) which will either be an alternative piece of fruit or a biscuit if they've been really good.
I have also wondered whether he's drinking enough during the day, as he has a drink with each of his meals, his 3 o'clock snack and a bedtime drink.
Would just like some opinions, and suggestions on what to change if necessary =) ty