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    Default What's your rules?

    My DS who is 6 constantly asks for snacks, gets half way through and says he doesn't want it anymore. If this happened in your house would you implement the rule that you can't have anything else until the next meal time unless you finish your snack.....or just let them choose something else to eat instead?

    I am just so sick of wasted food, it drives me crazy!!!!

    Not sure what to do!

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    Yeah I don't give anything else if they won't eat what they asked for 'coz they are soooooo starving', I usually tell them "Oh we'll you mustn't be very hungry then, so you can wait for lunch/dinner"

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    At that age, I wouldn't give anything else.

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    My boys are almost 4&5 and that's my rule.

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    My oldest at 3 always does this. We won't give her anything else most of the time until meal time.

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    Default What's your rules?

    I don't give snacks unless DD has been pretty adamant that she's hungry. I think sometimes she is bored and decides snacks will be a good idea but doesn't really want them. I was sick of food going to waste so I implemented the rule of telling her to wait. If she asks me again I'll tell her to wait and the third time I'll give her a snack.

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    LOL i have that rule for my 18mth old! I was wasting soooooo much food and it was costing us!
    So now i will offer her a snack and if she doesnt finish it, that's fine it's just stays on her little table for her to come back to it. She usually does and she gets a suprise that it's still there lol
    Sometimes it's still there at dinner time and i'll offer it to her for desert with some fresh fruit or whatever.
    I hate wasting food. If it looks perfectly fine and i would still eat it then she can still have it.

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    Default What's your rules?

    Haha DS is pretty good with eating all of his snacks/food. I am the one with the problem. So my rule for myself is if I don't eat all of the snack, I can put it away but have to eat it before the next meal.

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    In my house if you don't want to eat what is in front of you, then you mustn't be hungry. You don't get something else just because you changed your mind.

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    One of my 3 year olds does that so I've just been giving smaller portions, if that is wasted then they have to wait until the next meal because I too was getting sick of wasted food!

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