Picky eaters are everywhere. Even the adults can be one of them. So when you feel that your children and teens are so picky, you need to be calm down. There is no need to be panic and frustrated because this is common problem. Look at your neighborhood and see how many families who have to deal with the picky eaters. You need to think more seriously when your child starts to choose the unhealthy food. For example, she keeps asking you to serve deep fried chicken, canned food, sweets, and chocolate daily. Indeed, they are fine to be consumed, but in daily basis they are not good. Surely this condition is so bad because it can affect her overall health, growth, and intelligence.
Some parents are so creative in mixing and creating new food combination and new name of food. This will be interesting for both of you. You are challenged to cook something new and your child is exciting to hear the name of the food. Purchasing cookbook is recommended, so that you have proper guidance in cooking healthier food. Some other people succeed in hiding the ingredients the children dislike into the other food, such as fruits in yogurt and grated carrot in mac and cheese.
Go online and see the variation of creating Japanese bento. It is a kind of snack box and the food is managed and designed creatively and beautifully. This is a very good example you can imitate. Indeed, it looks complicated at first but by watching the video carefully and practicing on your kitchen regularly, it will not be difficult. The problem is perhaps on the ideas because there is a chance that your child asks for other designs. Although you are busy or have to work, you have to spend your time maximally for making sure that your child eats well. What you are doing will give advantages from now and your children future.