Monday, 2 March 2009

Dinner impossible

Mealtimes have become a dreaded event for me. This is a common look that is usually accompanied by vehement shaking of the head. Today I started with a vegetable medley sauteed in butter and then introduced meatballs in a tomatoe sauce. When these were both rejected (I'm talking thrown on the floor past the point of saving), I brought out apple sauce, and then half of an english muffin.
This type of scenario is not saved just for dinner time. We go through this at breakfast and lunch also. He did end up eating some of the english muffin and the applesauce. Surprising since this morning the english muffin was brushed off of the tray even before the butter had a chance to fully melt. Fun!


  1. My 3 1/2 year old daughter is the pickiest eater. I'm lucky if she'll agree to anything all day. She changes the 3 or 4 things that she likes from day to day. Major stress at all mealtimes.

    I love the first picture of your son on the post. His expression is priceless. He'll probably being eating everything in site when he's a teenager : )

  2. Ah, being a picky eater. I remember those days...

    Wait, no I don't.

    Don't worry, he'll come around sooner than later :)

  3. This is totally my toddler!! you are not alone in this, trust me..

  4. oh, i can soooooo relate! i'm just a few months ahead of you with my son. he used to be a very, very picky eater (still is at times) he is getting a lot better. i can say...just be consistant and don't give up. sometimes, making one meal (like dinner) a no choice meal helps. don't give in! be strong, friend, be strong! remember, this phase won't last forever...that always helped me through those rough patches!

    thanks for following my blog...i think we'll be able to relate a lot to each other! nice to meet you!

  5. Oh, the memories...I am so glad those days are over for me, although I honestly miss them a lot too...

    THank you for following me! :o)

  6. Difficult when they're so young, you tend to struggle for what to give them. Amy (my daughter) was just the same when she was little. Now she eats anything in sight.

    CJ xx

  7. Oh my Goodness. What a mess! This phase will soon be over!
    Lovely little boy!


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