We’ve all heard the stories about picky eating and toddlers. I happen to have one of those kids who has a short list of things he will eat (and man, will he eat them!) and a long list of things that cause a nuclear meltdown if I put them even near his plate. By now my husband and I know well that if we want a peaceful meal, we just serve up ham and green beans and strawberries and rice. Homeboy will gobble it up and ask for seconds. If we’re feeling feisty that night, we might put potatoes on his plate and require that he at least try them, knowing there are going to be tears.
But most of Harrison’s tastes are predictable for toddlers. He likes chicken, french fries, applesauce, grapes, corn, and cheese. He’d rather starve than eat peas or oranges or plain beans. He adores cookies and gummy snacks and ice cream. Pretty typical toddler stuff.
But then I asked my friends on Facebook if their kids had anything “weird” that they liked to eat. You know, like that random kid who will scarf down escargot and spinach. Some of their answers on the weird things their toddlers eat made me actually gag as I wrote this, and one is laugh-out-loud funny:
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