Whether you’re a parent or a soon to be parent, one of the lessons you learn is that no matter how bizarre the situation may seem to you, you are not the only one out there going through that experience. There are likely whole face book communities devoted to what ever your issue/challenge/concern might happen to be.
Usually I find this a comforting thought. But now, I think I’m out on my own limb. I find myself saying the following at the dinner table: you must eat something besides vegetables; vegetables are good for you, but you need to have something else; no you cannot have dessert, you need to eat something besides vegetables for supper.
I am not a mom who makes two meals. I am a mom who’s one year old picked out his beets and swiss chard out of supper and the yelled because there was no more. I am a mom who’s three year old eats eat broccoli, peppers and tomatoes like hand fruit. I am also a mom who is not complaining about the situation. I just think we’re all a little weird.