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Caring for children in today's confusing food environment

Independence in Tweens' Eating Habits

As a parent, I get tested every day on how well I implement my strategy of moderate control over my kids' eating habits, and I’m happy to report that for ten years it has worked well for us. And then my daughter entered middle school. Read More

I must be psychic

How did I know you'd be from Park Slope?

You have a whole lotta "white people's problems," dontcha?

Thanks so much

For your comment. It's always so nice to hear from readers, and anonymous online commenting is a really great way to engage with a a writer. Really appreciate it, "Guido."

Thank you!

I worry about how my child eats but, like you, realized I cannot and would not like to attempt to control it forever.

It's still so hard, though, even when they reach 14!!

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Zanthe Taylor, M.F.A., is a former dramaturg and English teacher who is currently raising two daughters in Brooklyn, NY.

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