Upon returning home from getting Amy to Zoocamp, I see a large bowl of Cool Ranch Doritos on the kitchen table. Noah comes in and snatches one.
Dad: "What did you eat for breakfast?"
Noah: "A cup of milk."
Noah’s eating habits become worse everyday. I battle in my head different ways of changing his diet because I feel strongly his diet is having a significant impact on his well being. Right now though, I am allowing that path of least resistance on the premise that he will eventually start trying vegetables and more interesting foods of his own accord. I fear I am wrong.
6 thoughts on “From the mouths of babes”
Looks good to me!
My son is 35 years old and still will not eat most vegetables…he turned out smart and produced a great little granddaughter, so it didn’t hurt him much.
All the times I spent trying to get him to taste something was for naught!
Well that’s reassuring.
It looks like Sarah will end up vegetarian, Noah will be a carnivore, Tommy omnivore, and its too early to tell on Amy and Evan.
My parents policy with me was that of;
“You will eat what you’re given or you won’t eat”
Which sounds harsh, but all my food was freshly cooked and good for me. As a result today there’s not a great deal I won’t eat.
Nowadays i’d rather have some good quality food than a McDonalds. I reckon my parents did a good job.
I realise that today the situations are different, but I still think it’s important to eat well. 🙂
I was raised similarly. We at least had to try everything twice. The first bite is the shock of something unfamiliar and the second bite is a chance to try it honestly. I love trying new foods!
Absolutely, it’s totally a familiarisation process with these things, and getting used to trying new things.
There’s so many different flavours out there, it’s such a shame to only experience a small percentage of them!
Good call on the new site by the way Doug, I like it a lot. I’ll try and jump into #coldfusion when I get a chance!
Look forward to seeing you there. trac, svn, and drupal have pulled me into freenode a bit here of late and I always pop in the #coldfusion there to see if you are about.
Thanks re site. If I can ever get some downtime, I want to actually write my own theme from scratch and limit the quantity of js and other weighty stuff on the page.