Selling Kids On Veggies When Rules Like ‘Clean Your Plate’ Fail

NPR- March 4, 2013

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably heard remarks like this during dinner: “I don’t like milk! My toast is burnt! I hate vegetables! I took a bite already! What’s for dessert?” It can be daunting trying to ensure a healthy diet for our children. So it’s no wonder parents often resort to dinner time rules. (Read full story here.)

My son said, “Dad, turn down the heat.
KETCHUP, that’s the veg I’ll eat.”

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