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Toddler daughter will not eat meat or eggs

Children can have a vegetarian diet, certainly, and in some cultures often do. My youngest adopted a vegetarian diet at around 5, so quite a lot older than yours, but some of the same concepts apply (...
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Our teenage son doesn't like eating because he "doesn't want to be like us"

I'm answering this in spite of my belief that this is a question seeking medical advice because maybe it might be helpful. You haven't said why the two of you (parents) are prediabetic. If it is due ...
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How long should i let my two year old cry for before giving up and giving her what she wants?

If she’s genuinely hungry, she’ll eat vegetables or fruit. The typical strategy we use is to let the kids have as much healthy snacks as they want (so long as it’s not just before mealtime) but limit ...
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Cognitively impaired teen with type one diabetes is stealing food and binge eating

I am not a doctor, and this forum is not a substitute for getting medical advice. If you think your daughter has a medical problem, you should seek care from a competent medical provider. That said, ...
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If a parent goes vegan, should the small kids, also?

Just my personal opinion, but: I think this is a choice you should leave up to your children. Whether or not a vegetarian or vegan diet is good, advisable or even ethically required is very much in ...
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How long should i let my two year old cry for before giving up and giving her what she wants?

I can totally understand refusing to give her more treats, even if it takes half an hour of crying, but there was no reason for you to deny her food entirely. You should have offered her something ...
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