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7 Tips to Help with the Holidays and a Picky Eater

By Jessica Getter Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful for all of us. As a parent of a child who is a picky eater, you may feel like you just can’t win when it comes to holiday meals. Here are some easy, straight forward tips to making it through a family gathering during the holidays with your picky eater in a way that will make both of you feel successful. Tip #1: Stay Calm and Stay Positive When picky eaters are pressured to eat food that they perceive as a challenge it triggers a stress response. This response causes the release of hormones that will reduce their appetite, thus having the opposite effect of what parents are trying to achieve. Remain calm and encourage family members to do the same. Focus on the small victories such as your child being able to come to the table or having a small portion on their plate. The positive energy that you emit will make your child feel less stressed about the meal situation.   Tip #2: Even adventurous eaters are stressed durin

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