Friday, July 29, 2011

How To Say No

Audrey has been bombarded with choices recently. We have been traveling to see her father, my family, and my in-laws. With every trip comes a new dinner routine. She has learned how her daddy eats away from home and how each set of grandparents eat. With my in-laws she tried a number of new meals. In order to keep her from being completely upset for every dinner I decided to let her make her favorite, Pineapple Not-Upside-Down Muffins.

But she had to take a bite of egg salad sandwich in order to be able to have muffins. She was not interested in trying the egg salad sandwich. She loves eggs. I had to say no. No, she could not make muffins. It was hard for me to do because I enjoy baking with my girls. She finally decided to try the egg salad sandwich.

She liked the sandwich. I should add that this method only works some of the time. But I am happy when it does.

Audrey's muffin.

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