very picky eater and getting pickier

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My 4yr. old is extremelt picky and is getting pickoer. He will only eat certain shaped pastas, pancakes, waffles, only Wendy's chicken nuggets, fiber one cereal bars, pizza crust, and peanut butter, grapes, apples, banannas and some cereals. Everyhting else I make him try is a battle. IDEAS????

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Amanda - posted on 07/14/2009

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He sounds like he at least gets fruits/veggies and some meat. He will grow out of it. I know this might sound terrible, lol, but have you tried bribing him? If you eat that I will give you ..... Also there is a cookbook out there written by Jerry Seinfelds wife that hides good for kids food into normal everyday receipes. I haven't tried them yet but she was on Oprah. sorry if this didn't help. Both of my kids eat anything so I am at a little bit of a loss

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i have a very picky eater myself.. i know what you are going through..lol it's almost to the point where you feel like just taking the food and shoving it in their mouth...lol i wouldn't really do that.. but maybe let him take on helping you when you are making the foods... that always makes my 3 yr. old more intrested in trying it.. also to much pressuring i have found turns my little one away... i found the more i offer it without pestering the more willing she is to try it.. and really praise when a taste test is done!!! whether it was liked or not!! you might be surprised on how many more things get tested after they realize how proud it makes you!!

Liz - posted on 07/14/2009

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every thing that you make for yourself also put on his plate plus something that you know he will eat. Eventually he will grow out of it, but the more you fight the more he will refuse to try a new food. Don't make a big deal out of what he will and will not eat, and it's surprising how quickly they will try something else.

Amanda - posted on 07/14/2009

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He sounds like he at least gets fruits/veggies and some meat. He will grow out of it. I know this might sound terrible, lol, but have you tried bribing him? If you eat that I will give you ..... Also there is a cookbook out there written by Jerry Seinfelds wife that hides good for kids food into normal everyday receipes. I haven't tried them yet but she was on Oprah. sorry if this didn't help. Both of my kids eat anything so I am at a little bit of a loss

Tiffany - posted on 07/14/2009

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you take a bite and say THATS YUMMYor tell him your missing out or say sorry YOU can't have any.

Tiffany - posted on 07/14/2009

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you take a bite and say THATS YUMMYor tell him your missing out or say sorry YOU can't have any.

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