Radha - posted on 12/27/2012 ( 3 moms have responded )
I am new to Circle of Moms and I think I really need help. I have 2 boys. 5 year old and 3 month old. My 5 year old is a really picky eater and eats very little. At one point he was way below the growth chart. Now he's between 3rd and 5th percentile. Since he eats so little, me and my husband always kind of push him to eat ( it's kind of our habit now) so that he could gain some weight. But sometimes he says that he is not feeling well or he does not want to eat and we force him to eat and he ends up throwing up big time. As he always say no to food, it's hard for us to differentiate when he is genuine.
I feel terrible after he throws up and ffel like a faliure.
He loves his little brother and is not jealous.
My mother is has come to help us with the baby and every time he throws up or upset, I kind of get the blame that I am not treating him well.