It is not uncommon for parents to find difficulties with feeding their kids. Even getting them to eat something healthy for snack times can be quite an ordeal.
Unfortunately, their eating habits can have negative effects on their present and future behaviors and attitudes. As such, it is important that parents avoid and correct key feeding mistakes that can have a bad impact on their growth and development. This is a crucial thing to do if you want your children to grow up the right way and avoid being “problem kids”.
Below are some of the key feeding mistakes parents should avoid:
Interfering too much while the child is eating.
Studies show that about 85% of parents try to control their child’s food intake at mealtime. They have a say about the child taking two more bites or insisting that he or she finish a plateful of food so that he or she will get a dessert.
This is a crucial mistake to avoid since children are born with the natural ability to regulate their food intake. If parents try to get children to eat less or more, for example, they inadvertently teach