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Trying to get a child to eat vegetables is bound to result in a battle of wills. Of course, parents simply want what’s best for their children, but trying to convince a small child that eating a well-balanced diet is important to their well-being is not easy. From throwing food on the floor to just sitting there in absolute defiance, trying to outlast a stubborn child who refuses to eat even one pea is enough to make even the most patient parent throw their hands up in the air.
The books in this blog post highlight a variety of food habits. You’ll discover creative stories featuring characters who refuse to eat their veggies. You’ll also find characters who are stuck on eating only one type of food. They are fun and sure to entertain your little one. This post also includes nonfiction books and related articles for parents and caregivers facing challenging mealtimes with children.
Nonfiction Books for Parents and Caregivers
8 Ways to Get Picky Eaters to Become More Adventurous – Eatright.org
10 Tips for Parents of Picky Eaters – Healthychildren.org
13 Proven Strategies for Picky Eaters – Parents.com
The 6 Types of Picky Eater – And How to Get Them to Eat – Parents.com