Attack of the snacks
What can I eat now?
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24 (Tammy Gardner)
Mom's snack list
: popcorn, fruit, yoghurt, a nice healthy peanut butter brown bread sandwich, juice. Joel's snack list
: biltong, chocolate, crisps, a nice greasy toasted cheese on white, fizzy cola.
Yep, we do not have a similar idea of what a child on school holidays should be nibbling on.
During the school term it's easy: I control the lunchbox, I control the snacks.
But when I am at work, or sitting at my laptop weakly pretending to be paying attention to the latest soccer card acquisition, things go a leeetle bit pear-shaped. Or rather, any shape not close to a pear.
I usually win, because I am Mom. But I wish he would get the urge to eat a little more healthily from somewhere deep within. Do you think
the switch will happen one day? What does your child
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My next goal, find a way to disguise brussels sprouts. Chocolate-dipped?