The follow-up book to Go the F**k to Sleep is here, and it involves another common parenting battle: eating. All kids seem to go through spells when they’re pickier than usual about their meals. They only want one item for every meal — chicken nuggets or PB&J — and may refuse all other sustenance. Or they’ll nitpick so much that you wonder how they don’t wither away from malnutrition. Or they’ll dismantle an entire stew to eat the one item within that’s acceptable.
The reason these spells are so infuriating isn’t because we’re insulted they don’t love our cooking. For me, it’s maddening to offer a nutritious meal that no one eats and then listen to the complaints of hunger afterward. Seems I’m not the only one …
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What are some of your kids’ eating quirks? My daughter will eat the meat and not the bun, and my son is the exact opposite. —Erin