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Getting teenagers to eat vegetables
I have a dilemma getting my teenage sons to eat vegetables, and I'm not sure what would be the right thing to do. I need a little feedback. I went vegan a year and a half ago; my husband thought it was all crazy but he ended up slowly going vegetarian (as of a couple of weeks ago); my kids think I'm crazy and only "freaks eat veggies." I cannot get my kids to eat veggies to save my soul! I don't count potatoes, corn, and carrots as healthy notorious vegetables either. I have two teenage boys and they are both extremely picky eaters. Every day I come home from work and I end up making 3-4 different meals for everyone to keep everyone happy.
I feel like a hypocrite for buying and cooking meat for my boys (and my husband when he ate meat) but knew I was doing the right thing for me by not eating it. Now that my husband is a vegetarian; cooking for him and myself is easier however; (the dilemma) I'm tired of making the different meals and feel my boys should just eat whatever it is I stick in front of them or go hungry (or have a bowl of cereal). Is it wrong of me to cut out the meat from their diet? If they want to eat meat while they are at school or at a friend's house I'm ok with that (although I wish they wouldn't eat meat in general). I feel I'm the parent, I make the rules and what mom says goes; but I don't want them to hate for it in the end either.
What would be the right thing to do in this type of situation?