Why wont my 2 year old eat different things?
Do not enter a power struggle over food with a 2 year old……you will loose. My 2 boys did the same thing and I’m sure my daughter will also. Make your child a plate with small portions of whatever you are having and also put a slightly larger portion of something he likes on the plate as well. Don’t make a big deal out of what he doesn’t eat. The more he sees it bothers you the more he will refuse to eat other things (dance puppet lol). Children this age are learning cause and effect, and control, it is a normal part of development. Please don’t listen to the people that say ” if he doesn’t eat what you cook he must not be hungry, and it won’t hurt him to miss a meal” (go ahead with the thumbs down) That is nuts can you imagine how you would feel if you put your little guy to bed with nothing in his belly? Our job as parents is to teach them not bully and withhold food. I know this is difficult to go through but before you send him away hungry try my suggestion (talk to his doctor i