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My Macaronian...

As I listened to a TedTalk podcast on my way to work, I get frustrated, “Children need a healthy diet.  Starting their day with a healthy breakfast increases their concentration and allows them to learn.........."  As I listen, I think..."You must not know what it is like to live with a Macaronian!"

     Diet stories when others were younger go a lot like the stories I used to hear from my grandparents about walking to school.  "We used to walk up a hill both ways with snow up to our knee caps."  Remember those stories?  Now with diet, it goes like this; "We didn't have a choice, what was on the table is what we ate."  or  "Healthy eating habits start by them seeing what their parents are doing."  Here is the doctor's advice when my Macaronian was younger; "He will eat when he is hungry.  Make sure he is taking his multivitamin."  My Macaronian was super skinny when he was between the ages of 5-10.

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