What to do about a child who is extremely picky?

Amy - posted on 01/09/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )

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Hi! I am new to this website. My child is a 10-year-old girl who refuses to eat meat or vegetables or fruits. Her typical meal is noodles with butter or pancakes/waffles or pizza or grilled cheese and fries. Sometimes applesauce. She drinks tea or milk. She throws a tantrum whenever I had tried to put my foot down and now it's to the point I am worried about her health. She takes flinstone vitamins and the doctor's say she is fine with her blood work, but what can I do? She is 10 and doesn't eat anything health whatsoever.

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Jodi - posted on 01/09/2014

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So you keep dishing up this food to her? Or do you dish up meat, vegetables, fruits and let her go hungry?

Let her throw a damn tantrum. Clearly the tantrums work for her.......

You are enabling her picky eating.

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