Ever have one of those moments as a parent where you hear something come out of your mouth and then think, “Did I just say that?”
I had just such an occurance tonight with my two-year-old daughter. The comment that issued forth was, “Take a bite of your chicken or your potato, and then you can have more edamame.”
My kids love their vegetables. We sometimeshave to bribe them with vegetables to get them to eat anything else on their plates. They recently opted for a third helping of brussel sprouts rather than ice cream for dessert. I know, it’s weird, but I’m certainly not complaining.
Their favorites include artichokes, brussel sprouts, edamame, asparagus, raw carrots, broccoli, and peas. My five-year-old also loves salads, but she snubs iceberg lettuce, which she claims isn’t “real salad.” She prefers fresh baby spinach, romaine, or wild greens.