my son is ages of 6 years old who eat anything frm the fridge

Kirstie Jayne - posted on 01/26/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )

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well.... my son who is 6 years old an when he come home from school, he ask me if he can had any sweet but l say no so he understand that then when l left the room an because l cant hear my son going to the frigde as deaf in both ear, he help him self with anything in the frigde so when l go back 2 the kitchen an find out that he been in the frigde.... feel like that l havnt fed him but l do fed him an he still hungy
Dont knw wot 2 do and try every thing 2 stop my son goin in the kitchen when l not round
please help me xx

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Heather - posted on 01/27/2010

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I only keep healthy snacks in reach of the kids. I hide the good stuff, lol. I put fruit and milk right on the table so when they get off the bus, it's right there. Going in the fridge won't do them any good, there is nothing sweet in there. Good luck

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I have 2 school aged kids who always have a snack when they come home. However, they have to have a healthy snack like a fruit or a veggie, not junk food or sweets. Sometimes they try to argue but my response is if they don't like it that too bad, they can't possibly be too hungry then. Rules are rules and if they break a house rule there should be a consequence. No tv or video games works for my kids.

Kerry - posted on 01/26/2010

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6 year olds are growing boys! they eat lots...maybe put some afternoon tea out for him when he gets home and tell him that is all he can have. If you see him going to the fridge when he's not allowed....do whatever it is you do to discipline him (no tv, send him to his room etc) be strong and firm, let him know you mean business

Failing that...you could always get a padlock!! LOL good luck

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