A real conversation at my dinner table.
Kid: "Mom, can we have the gummy bear vitamins?"
Me: "Sure... [Is this an opportunity for meal manipulation?] You need to eat your dinner first."
Kid: "OK. Have I had a good dinner?"
Me: "How about you finish your carrots and eat one more bite of chicken."
Kid: "I don't want anymore chicken."
Me: "I guess you don't need those gummy bear vitamins." [Am I seriously bribing my children with vitamins?]
Kid: "Actually, I like this chicken," she says finishing it up.
Next I dole out two measly gummy bear vitamins per kid and they are thrilled. No one asked for a "treat" after their meal.
Feeling brilliant. Just wondering what the maximum intake of gummy bear vitamins is per day.
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