I have been parenting for over 16 years. Raising kids who eat a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables is insanely important to me. My older boys are incredible eaters. My 16 year old loves all vegetables. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, you name it. He loves it. My 14 year old son loves any fruit you put in front of him. Mangoes, peaches, grapes, apples.
I proudly told anyone who would listen that my parenting skills had led to their love of fruits and veggies. When other moms said their kids wouldn’t eat healthy, I would respond with some pompous comment like, “They will eat it if it’s all you offer them.”
Nine years later I had another little boy and learned to enjoy the taste of humble pie…read more about my lesson in not judging other moms.
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