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You are way over-thinking this. What you present for this parent is an opportunity to teach their child that other people make decisions that are different from their family. This child is going to encounter plenty of classmates that have junk food at their houses. Learning to evaluate food choices when others are making alternate food choices is a life ...


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For us it was two simple information radiators: the shopping list on the fridge and the weekly meal plan hung up nearby. Once a child could write, if they used something up they had to write it on the shopping list. If they wanted something we didn't have, they had to write it on the shopping list and we generally bought it. Yes, this resulted in some ...


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For younger kids: One thing that worked for us (once the kids learned to read) was a 2-prong approach: Explain in detail the heathfulness of specific ingredients (starting with "junk"/"good for you" at early age, to more in depth science later on). Have them read all the ingredients on any item in the kitchen, and discuss the items overall healthfulness. ...


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There is an Austrian research team which does regular research on the topic. I will translate their key points for you: It is OK to wear used shoes, as long as they are not too worn out (recognizable by an intensely used profile) The kid does not have any disadvantage. Experts describe it as a fairy tale, originating from former times when materials used to ...


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You plan a day. You ask them what they want to eat. You then write a shopping list. (You might want to buy some food magazines so that you can cut out pictures of food and use some glue-stick to stick them to your shopping list.) You go shopping. You show them how to buy fruit and veg and meat (if you eat meat). You come home and you cook and get them ...


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In your case I wouldn't insist on a new model instead of the one you already received. I am confident that the retailer can get the correct gliders for you, and that'll resolve the matter for you. There have been minor evolutionary changes to the Tripp Trapp over the past 40 years that I've known the product. Amazingly, put an ancient one next to a brand-...


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Noone mentioned breast pads - which may be useful if you're breastfeeding. My wife uses about 2 pairs per day. A few blankets scattered around the house really helps making sure the baby has a clean and comfortable place to lay. We have 4 of those, but I guess 3 would be sufficient.


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