Teaching Kids Self-Regulation Skills Around Food: It’s Hard to Leave Well Enough Alone

I have a confession to make. After working in the field of disordered eating for 25 years, I still made a grave mistake this morning with my own teenagers. I drove into their lane and told them how and what to eat instead of letting them self-regulate. It was not my proudest parent/nutritionist moment when I said, “I didn’t buy avocados so…