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15 Picky Eaters Who Refuse To Eat Anything Their Parents Dish Out

“Open wide for a surprise!” is just one of the many ways parents try to get children to eat their vegetables – or sometimes just to eat at all. One mom shared a recent experience with her toddler on social media and dozens of parents chimed in sharing their tales with picky eaters too.

Writer Lucy Huber tweeted about her 2-year-old son refusing to eat a dinner (one he planned, by the way) and inspired the sharing session.

1. Vegetables are NOT meant to be eaten!

2. Apparently there’s more than one way to cut a sandwich.

3. Strawberries are nice to pick, but that’s all.

4. The details of a ham and cheese order are important.

5. Hungry enough to eat a cricket?

6. One never forgets their first sweet potato.

7. Nothing beats Mom’s recipe.

8. Clear communication is everything, especially for a toddler.

9. Fact: Grapes are no longer grapes once they’re sliced.

10. Take caution when peeling your bananas.

11. This experience gave us a laugh. The logic is superb.

12. Trends are fun until they’re not anymore.

13. Pancakes without frosting are just not pancakes.

14. Note to Self: Liking zucchini and eating zucchini are two very different things.

15. Everything tastes better in a cone. Yes, even veggies.

We’d be willing to bet these parents are more than a little exhausted and bewildered. Hey, in a few years they’ll have something to laugh about!

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