This morning I held an intervention with the SYO regarding her eating habits after I opened her lunch box only to find the following remains from yesterday's lunch:
a) an entire, uneaten sandwich,
b) her milk container (a small Superman thermos) which, when shaken, revealed that the milk inside had not been consumed,
c) an unopened container of applesauce
d) a Skittles wrapper.
So, you only ate candy for lunch yesterday?
From the contents of your lunchbox, I can see that yesterday, for lunch, you ate only candy. . . You know that that is unacceptable, don't you? Do you realize that that signals to me that I should not put candy in your lunchbox?
Um. . .
You need to eat more healthily! Your meal should have some protein (like the lunchmeat in your sandwhich), some grains (like in the bread or a granola bar) and some fruit and vegetables!
BUT I HATE THAT BREAD!
I had ventured away from our regular 7-grain Healthy Choice bread to some organic white bread from Trader Joe's that did, in fact, feel like a hocky puck.
AND I HATE THAT MEAT!
This, too, was from Trader Joe's. A healthier, turkey version of her beloved bologna.
Well, it's all I got, Sweetie. When I open a restaurant, you'll have your choice.
She, exasperated: When will THAT be?