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First full day

The first full day of Pizza Week (aka, my wife is out of town) was troubled. The fruit pizza (with sweetened cream cheese) did not go over well. At all. The more traditional pepperoni pizza I made for dinner (with the good pepp) also did not go over well. My son got me to make him a mini-pizza at the end of the day and I put all his usual boring toppings on them.

As for the rest of the day, I’m a single parent so I’m not getting online all that much. I did have a productive conversation with my agent yesterday, and I plan to talk a little about that when it’s not so late. Bedtime has passed, so I must pass out.

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seawasp
Apr. 28th, 2010 02:00 pm (UTC)

If your child is not into surprises or changing things he likes, doing so arbitrarily will likely produce a lot of "I don't like that!". I know, I have at least one like that.

You might get slightly better results if you let him do the design work and make it more a cooking game, if you haven't tried that?
burger_eater
Apr. 28th, 2010 03:36 pm (UTC)
There's an unhappy tension between offering and giving. If I offer things, he says no no no. If I just set it beside him without discussing it first, he'll eat it. Sometimes. If he asks for it and I make it, he'll sometimes eat two bites and say he's full. It's a thing.

And he's wised up to the whole "help with the cooking" thing. It smells like busy work to him, and he flees the room when I start that discussion.
geniusofevil
Apr. 29th, 2010 08:11 pm (UTC)
I hate when you leave us hanging
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