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Set the example for your kids...when they are tiny. Everything is new to them so give them the same veggies you eat (as a snack or with lunch/dinner) and maybe they'll try them...maybe they won't, but it was an option. They don't know they aren't supposed to like broccoli or brussel sprouts or tomatoes, etc.
My almost 2 year old daughter tries anything on her plate especially when I make her think she isn't supposed to have it...
I take care of a special need adult, she has a multitude of medical and physical problems, and she will usually eat anything, but Veggies was a hard one, she wouldn't try anything new. I found a way to get her to eat more. We play a game in the store. Every week we go to get groceries, she gets to pick one new veggie to try, and if she picks one with out too much fuss, she can watch an hour of her favourite video when she gets home.
I know this sounds like I might be treating her like a child, but this actually works for her, because of the mental challenges she faces her mind is between the ages of 2 and 6 years old, and if this works for her, maybe it will work for you and people u look after or your kids.
I have tried joining a wellness center, a gym, and curves. I tried softball, racquetball,, and tennis. The Having recently been diagnosed with diabetes I am more cognizant of the need to exercise. I am using a Certified Personal Trainer. On the intake form I took a major leap of faith giving her Carte Blanche for setting up the strength training and directing Cardio. If I don't do something well I don't want to do it all, I made a commitment to the trainer that I would try anything recommended
before I would veto an activity. I''m thinking maybe by the fifth attempt I will have a greater appreciation for the exercise or activity. Let's face it...my writing the exercise plan got me where I am today!!!33
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