It can’t just be my kid that is difficult to feed in the morning, right? Although my daughter eats healthy foods, she is picky mans just doesn’t want to eat in general. Getting her to sit down for a meal is like tying down a wild bull with a shoelace. It can be frustrating and on most mornings she leaves the house with an empty belly. I know this isn’t the best way to start a day, but neither my husband or myself even eat breakfast that early, so it might be something she learned along the way.
Since my youngest daughter came along and can’t start her day without eating as soon as she wakes up, I took this time as an opportunity to start new habits. I always have fresh fruit on hand to add to their breakfast, and I try to make breakfast fun. Mini pancakes shaped like Mickey Mouse are usually a hit, until they get bored and then it’s time to change up breakfast again.
My mom use to feed me Alpha-bits cereal growing up, and I remember trying to make words in my cereal. My oldest daughter is just learning how to spell, so I thought now would be a great time to introduce her to this possibly fun snack choice. I’m completely against high fructose corn syrup and artificial colors, so I’m happy to say that Post Alpha-bits doesn’t contain either. Check out my daughter’s first reaction to Alpha-bits one morning at grandmas house-
She spelled her first word and was delighted! She made up her own game, “eat the word” where she would attempt to spell something out and then gobble it up. I still can’t believe I got her to sit still and eat so easy! I also love that she would ask me “what words start with…” and choose a letter. Both kids love having Alpha-bits as an after school snack or a treat to hold them over while dinner is being prepared. I usually have a few snack sized zip lock bags filled with Alpha-bits in my car or bag in case the girls need a snack, and this the perfect on the go, easy to eat, and sticky-free snack!
Alpha-bits features familiar and fun Super Why characters on the box and can be found at your local supermarket or box store.