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****To add, I made kind of the same mistake recently, is why I'm so adamant. I was babysitting my 3 yo nephew for 10 hours a day, for a week, and started bringing all my own meals--- and feeding my nephew some of my fruit and veg. When I made a comment about not treating him with all the "processed" cookies and cakes they have there, it started a huge feud with my sister, and after a few months she's barely speaking to me :/
I recommended that she stay away from those foods and eat whatever was healthy that she brought over. I never told her the kid she watches needs to eat healthier too. Nor did i tell her to feed her food to the child. idk how this relates?
DISAGREE with the end of your reply, re: babysitting. It is NOT rude to bring over your own food. It IS rude to call the person's food "empty calories". It makes you critical of their food choices. An easier way is for the person to say they're "trying to be healthier" or even "I usually bring my own food, if that's okay". Most people won't care. But don't their food empty calories!
If your eating something like mac and cheese, or anything that is made mostly for kids, its going to be high in calories and high in fat. AKA empty calories for an adult. Sorry, look at the side of the box.
I babysit 2 times a week and they don't have very healthy food over there, and it's hard for me to stay on track. I eat lunch over there and usually the little girl(7 yrs old) always wants mac and cheese and it seems like she snacks all the time which tempts me, what should I do? Should i bring over my own snacks and lunch? I mean I don't wanna seem rude though.. Yah know? Help? :/
I run into this problem all the time ( my boyfriend has a 3 year old daughter) who is exactly the same. You really just have to have will power, maybe try and distract yourself by reading a book or eating your OWN meal. Bringing over healthy food is def not rude, if someone asks just explain you dont want to intake the empty calories! Good luck!
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