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Picky Eaters

Most parents understand that eating is one of the things you can't "make" a child do.  But most parents also find it irritating and annoying when their children refuse to eat anything except hot dogs or cheese pizza.  If you have a picky eater in the house, here are some suggestions for keeping peace at the dinner table.

Cheryl Erwin is a former commentator for “Parenting with Cheryl Erwin” and is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than 25 years of experience in working with parents and children. She is also the author or co-author of several books on parenting, including “Positive Discipline: the First Three Years,” “Positive Discipline for Preschoolers,” and “Positive Discipline for Single Parents.”