Lately, dinnertime has become the most stressful part of the day. Most everything we try to serve Edie she refuses to eat or even try at all. The whole event becomes a major power struggle with lots of tears, time outs, and Jared and I both feeling frustrated and burnt out.

I asked my friend Ashley here of Vibrantly Healthy Kids (remember when she shared her favorite weeknight meal with us?) whose studying to be a pediatric nutritionist to share some ideas on how we, and other parents, can better manage children who are picky eaters. Here are a few ideas: