Originally Posted by scubamama
A THREE year old child who probably last ate at noon, or perhaps a snack around 3pm, who isn't "hungry" by 8pm, is purposefully not provided food (apparently no access, either) until the next meal, at approximately 6am?, 8am? That is somewhere in the range of 15-20 hours without food access. Inflamatory, mean-spirited?
Shocked and sad.
This child had access to food between 6 and 7. CHose not to eat and then went to bed.
Under no circumstances was anybody advocating withholding food from a child for 15 to 20 hours.