Most moms have this problem. As for me, both my husband and son are picky-eaters. I honestly am not good in cooking pero ayoko namang pakainin sila ng puro fast food or binili lang sa labas.
I am grateful that being a mom teached me to learn cooking, slightly, I can manage to cook whatever they would want to eat. Minsan nagiging ‘patyam’ (tyambahan kumbaga), pero at least nakakain namin.
My son’s turning 2 on December and I am grateful that he’s healthy. I won’t say he’s eating whatever is served on the table, but at least he’s eating.
When he was a baby, he loves veggies. He loves ampalaya, sitaw, kalabasa & carrots.
Nowadays, he doesn’t want strong taste of foods. Before his favorite ulam was adobo. He seldomly eats his adobo now.
I don’t know what changed his food preference but I’ve studied his pattern – his eating style.
So I tried to make food-imbentos to attract him. I started to give him bread-like foods like veggie balls. It’s a combination of veggies (your choice), flour and seasoning/other flavors. He loved it! I am actually selling those kaya nagtatabi na ako ng para sa kanya.
His motor skills are impressive. I remembered that he first attempted to walk when he’s 6 months! So I could say that he doesn’t lack nutrition.
Moms, I suggest that you give your child different variants of foods. Wag paulit-paulit. Be creative. Know what’s their favorite. Mix and match. Yes, parang sa damit lang, mix and match flavors. Make every meal fun!
Kahit malakas ng kumain ng solid food ang baby namin, malakas pa rin syang magdede. He’s a bonakid child before, hiyang sya sa bonakid. But since he’s already 1 y/o, we replaced it with Bear Brand, ayaw kasi nya ng Nido.
So far, so good. Wala kami nakikitang problems sa milk nya or sa appetite nya.
Sinasabayan din namin ng vitamins : Combi ng Ceelin & Cherifer.