Aunt Refuses to Feed Picky Nephew for 8 Hours 😱

Diply Social Team
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We've all heard of picky eaters, but what happens when a child's stubbornness clashes with an adult's patience? One woman found herself in the midst of a culinary standoff when her 9-year-old nephew refused to eat anything but his favorite meals. With her sister out of the house, the aunt decided to stand her ground, leading to an 8-hour hunger strike. 🥞🍕🍗

The Living Arrangement 🏠

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The Picky Eater 🍕

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"Never Say No" Parenting 🙅‍♀️

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A Day in Pancake Paradise 🥞

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Breakfast Battle 🍽️

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Lunchtime Showdown 🍳

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Nugget Negotiations 🍗

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Hunger Strike 😤

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Sister Steps In 🤦‍♀️

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The Blame Game 😒

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Wife Weighs In 💬

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Passive-Aggressive Pancakes 🥞

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Aunt vs. Nephew: Who's Right? 🤔

In a battle of wills between an aunt and her picky-eating nephew, who comes out on top? The aunt stood her ground, refusing to cater to her nephew's demands for pancakes and chicken nuggets, while the sister and wife believe she should have given in. Now, with passive-aggressive pancakes on the menu, the tension in the house is palpable. 🥞🍗🏠 But what do you think? Was the aunt right to hold her ground, or should she have just made the nuggets? Let's see what the internet has to say about this culinary conundrum... 😏

NTA. OP and commenters share stories of picky eaters and reasonable solutions. 🍽️

retconbacon | retconbacon

NTA commenter shares personal experience and warns of entitled teenager.

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Engaging with picky eaters is challenging, but not impossible. 🍎🍌

suissaccassius | suissaccassius

Nephew's picky eating leads to aunt's 8-hour mealtime standoff 🤷

Calm_Initial | Calm_Initial

Disciplining picky eaters: NTA comment sparks parenting debate 🤔

Shawaii | Shawaii

Standing up for healthy eating habits and clarifying the situation. 🍎

DrSaks | DrSaks

Commenter and reply agree: catering to picky eaters is harmful 🙌

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NTA for refusing to feed entitled, picky nephew 😱

Blobbyf1sh | Blobbyf1sh

Aunt stands her ground after picky nephew refuses food options 😱

NerdGirl3669 | NerdGirl3669

NTA. Teaching picky eaters to try new foods is important 👍

HeadMischief | HeadMischief

Parenting choices can be tough 😢

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Teenage stepdaughters refuse to eat real food, parent wishes to break habits. 🤔

BrokenArmsFrigidMom | BrokenArmsFrigidMom

NTA. Kid being picky, but going 8hrs w/o food? 🤷🏼‍♂️

widefeetwelcome | widefeetwelcome

Stand your ground: Your house, your rules or gtfo 💪

borg_nihilist | borg_nihilist

Aunt refuses to feed picky nephew for 8 hours, NTA 😊

FecklessAlbatross | FecklessAlbatross

Aunt stands her ground against picky eater 😍

wickedlucky214 | wickedlucky214

NTA for not feeding picky nephew. But is path of least resistance a good parenting approach? 🤔

WebbieVanderquack | WebbieVanderquack

Teaching kids to be polite and eat what's given 👍

ThinkCow83 | ThinkCow83

NTA: Savage but true 😂

BrianM42 | BrianM42

Stand your ground! NTA for not catering to picky eaters.

Agreeable-Asparagus | Agreeable-Asparagus

Empowering comment and replies about a picky eater at 9.

sherobot2018 | sherobot2018

Standing up to a picky eater, NTA wins the day 👏

l_loven37 | l_loven37

Tough love or cruel punishment? NTA comment sparks debate.

theotherdoctorwho | theotherdoctorwho

Growing up on a farm taught me to be less picky 😊

anime-for-trump | anime-for-trump

🍴 Nephew's picky eating habits are a result of his mother's manipulation.

BernieTheDachshund | BernieTheDachshund

Don't make extra meals for picky eaters. They won't starve 😊

margu3rita | margu3rita

Commenter sympathizes with picky nephew's aunt's frustration. 😅

rivertramp | rivertramp

Commenter sympathizes with picky nephew, calls out sister's behavior.

DoerOfTheThing | DoerOfTheThing

Picky eater child goes hungry, but is it really his fault? 🤔

deejay1974 | deejay1974

Sister's poor parenting leads to picky eater nightmare 😱

JazzDad48236 | JazzDad48236

Aunt stands her ground against picky nephew and entitled sister. 💪

MasterOfKittens3K | MasterOfKittens3K

NTA. The sister is being entitled and raising an entitled child 😱

MrsPandaBear | MrsPandaBear

Commenter predicts picky nephew will face reality check. NTA.

impvespec | impvespec

Standing up to picky eaters is tough, but necessary. 🍴

a-punk-is-for-life | a-punk-is-for-life

Picky eater's sensory issues questioned, but no evidence found. NTA.

houseplant_owner | houseplant_owner

Sister's picky son starves for 8 hours, NTA creates a monster 😱

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Comparing nephew to Dudley Dursley, commenter says NTA 😊

elizabif | elizabif

Aunt stands her ground with picky eater nephew 😍

From_The_Heart1020 | From_The_Heart1020

Aunt refuses to feed picky nephew, comment calls him a 'dick' 😳

jmc259 | jmc259

Parent's desire to make their child happy may have unhealthy consequences.

Ssxtreme | Ssxtreme

Babysitting doesn't equal cooking 😏

concretism | concretism

Comparing to Petunia Dursley, but NTA wins.

komarovfan | komarovfan

NTA comment shuts down picky eater shaming with humor 😂

sexydexy859 | sexydexy859

Teaching a lesson: Nephew learns the hard way. 😔

ladyk1487 | ladyk1487

Aunt's picky eating habits could harm nephew's future. NTA.

hmg07 | hmg07

Aunt stands her ground against picky eater. NTA 😊

implodemode | implodemode

Aunt wins battle against picky eater 😊

joxx67 | joxx67

Don't let anyone guilt trip you into caving on this 👍

Perfect_Cookie | Perfect_Cookie

Teaching kids to be less picky eaters 👨‍🍳

Maharani_Radha | Maharani_Radha

Kid should feed himself. Sister is not doing him favors. NTA 👍

Val-B-Que | Val-B-Que

Empowering independence in kids - NTA comment wins!

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Creative solution to picky eaters 🥕

makeitgoboompowbang | makeitgoboompowbang

Understanding the nuances of picky eating and autism. NTA.

gothmommy13 | gothmommy13

Experienced parent shares reasonable solution for picky eaters 😊

momoffour61 | momoffour61

NTA for refusing to feed picky nephew for 8 hours 😱

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NTA. Some parents need to parent up and start acting like the authoritative figure they are 💪

onlystitch21 | onlystitch21

Standing up for yourself and setting boundaries is important 💪

DLS3141 | DLS3141

Teaching picky eaters to adapt. NTA for setting boundaries.

Macrazzle | Macrazzle

Setting boundaries early on is important for kids' future success. 👍

footfaceball | footfaceball

Parenting disagreements on picky eating habits 🤔

SandBarLakers | SandBarLakers

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