Tips on Avoiding Eating Problems
  1. Offer small portions
  2. Family eating time is an opportunity to talk, laugh, share and enjoy each other’s company
  3. Food should be used as neither a reward or a punishment
  4. Show interest in trying new foods yourself
  5. Encourage children to assist in preparing for meal time
  6. When a meal is finished, remove food from the table
  7. Offer well-balanced, attractive meals
  8. Beware of over-snacking, which leads to decreased appetite for meals and potential obesity
  9. Offer some food choices to encourage a sense of responsibility in the child
  10. Make eating time pleasant, not a struggle for power