Our social media feeds, not to mention local coffee shops, are full of parents who are either thrilled their kids are back in school or missing them terribly (probably both). One thing’s for certain, no matter what parents and caregivers are feeling right now, all families go through some degree of back-to-school stresses. I wanted to use this post to share some tips and experiences of my own.
It’s hard to wrap your head around back to school season, but it’s coming.
I used to get anxious thinking about all the things I need to do in preparation for the first day of school. It’s such a busy time, and there’s just so much to think about that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Trust me when I say that one way to regain that sense of control is to (a) make a list and (b) get ahead of the crowds.
If you have a picky eater in your family, transitioning to a smart lunch may take some creativity. But don't despair. Be patient, be enthusiastic, and don't give up hope.
Building on the basics laid out in our 5 Tips n' Tricks, here are some additional strategies to deal with your family's picky eaters: