French Kids Eat Everything: How Our Family Moved to France, Cured Picky Eating, Banned Snacking, and Discovered 10 Simple Rules for Raising Happy, Healthy Eaters

French Kids Eat Everything: How Our Family Moved to France, Cured Picky Eating, Banned Snacking, and Discovered 10 Simple Rules for Raising Happy, Healthy Eaters

Karen Le Billon


relocating her younger relations to her husband's homeland in northern France, Karen Le Billon is ready for a few cultural adjustment yet is shocked by means of the nutrients schooling she and her kin (at first unwillingly) obtain. not like her daughters, French little ones feed themselves well and happily--eating every thing from beets to broccoli, salad to spinach, mussels to muesli. The family's meals behavior quickly come lower than scrutiny, as Karen is lectured for slipping her fussing infant a snack--"a recipe for obesity!"--and forbidden from packing her older daughter a lunch in lieu of the flowery tuition meal.

The relatives quickly starts to determine the knowledge within the "food rules" that support the French foster fit consuming behavior and stable manners--from the inflexible "no snacking" rule to common sense nutrients workouts that we used to proportion yet have by some means forgotten. quickly, the family members remedies choosy consuming and learns to like making an attempt new meals. however the actual problem comes once they flow again to North America--where their dedication to "eating French" is placed to the try out. the result's a relations foodstuff revolution with stunning yet satisfied results--which recommend we have to dramatically reconsider the way in which we feed young ones, at domestic and in class.

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