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Tell Mommy: What's Your Child's Comfort Food?

Tell Mommy: What's Your Child's Comfort Food?

My son has been known to break out in blood curdling screams when we are out of rice milk. I used to buy yogurt in bulk to keep up with my daughter's love for YoBaby and kept the freezer stocked with frozen yogurt pops for her sweet cravings.

It's not always easy to convince children to love the comfort foods you want them to (like Rachael Ray's Cauliflower Mac ‘n’ Cheese), but most kids have a go-to treat that magically satisfies their hunger, food anxieties and lifts their spirits. What dishes or snacks do your children seem to crave for comfort?

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Mykie7 Mykie7 8 years
Pink you're right in so many ways. Food 'shouldn't' be a reward. It gives it bad associations. I never take it away as a punishment or give it as a reward, beyond something like "It's your birthday, along with everything else, we're eating your favorite foods today!" Stuff like that.
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 8 years
they don't have a comfort food they ave a favorite food/snack, its nothing that is rewarded to them or taken away for bad behavior my son broccoli my daughter string cheese
Mykie7 Mykie7 8 years
I should say too, my kid could keep Kraft in business with as much of it as he eats, I'm surprised he hasn't turned into an elbow macaroni noodle by now!
Mykie7 Mykie7 8 years
Kraft Mac n Cheese. Can't be any other brand, it HAS to be Kraft. I've even tried keeping an empty Kraft box around and making the cheaper stuff while leaving the Kraft box out so he thinks that's what it is, but the kid knows the difference. LOL
buch1979 buch1979 8 years
Fairly generic one of the following will always do the trick: mac & cheese, oatmeal, banana, or pb&j (just don't make the mistake of trying to get him to eat store bought jam, only Grammies home made for this boy.) Seriously we've tried tricking him but he can taste the difference. Sandwiches that are made with inferior jam product will be quietly fed to Lucy our dog.
nevadamtnbear nevadamtnbear 8 years
Peanut butter sandwiches. Seriously, HUGE comfort food. I wanted to cry because he got a doozie of a cut on his head a while back, and as his daddy and I were trying to tend to it (me holding him down while daddy inspected to assure it really didn't need stitches and to clean the gaping wound), as he crying he's saying "peanut butter sandwich" "peanut butter sandwich" "peanut butter sandwich" over and over. :( Talk about a serious happy place with his peanut butter.
luckyme luckyme 8 years
Blueberries (also known as booooobaaawees!).
Greggie Greggie 8 years
Other than nursing, they don't have a comfort food. It differs depending on their mood.
bluepuppybites bluepuppybites 8 years
Chloe's has got to be chocolate milk.
shoppindiva shoppindiva 8 years
pancakes. my son loooooooooooooooooooves them!
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