We've all been there: kids turning their noses up at the meal we spent hours slaving over, telling you they HATE cooked carrots even though they loved them yesterday, and cooking five different meals to keep everyone happy.

 

But Bunmi Laditan, the woman behind the Honest Toddler social media craze, has answered all our prayers with her GENIUS way to deal with dinner time battles once and for all. 

 

 

"I'm tired of dinner," she wrote on an Instagram post under a picture of half-eaten spaghetti bolognese.

 

"It is absolutely insane that every night, mothers and fathers are forced to waste their life force trying to convince their seed to CONTINUE LIVING via the ingestion of essential nutrients.

 

"You don't see baby koalas and buffalo rejecting their bamboo and savanna grass do you?

 

"You don't see little toddler alligators talking about, "Mama, this gazelle is too stringy. It's hot. Mama the blood is hot. It's hot, mama. Can you blow on it even though I too am capable of blowing?

 

"You don't hear baby seagulls asking how many more bites of sewer garbage they have to eat until they can go shit on a sunbather. No. It's just human children."

 

 

Admitting she is "sick of cooking food 1/3 or 2/3 or 0/3 of them like", she came up with a brilliant plan to get the kids to eat, without realising that they are eating.

 

So what is this amazing plan?

 

Giant picnic tables!

 

 

"Rather than feeding our children individually in our own homes," Bunmi wrote, "we need to nourish them at giant picnic tables in the street sitting side by side, too distracted by each other's presence to realise they're eating."

 

"Screw traffic - every night at 6PM, we set up the collapsible tables and do it orphanage-style: handing out sandwiches and apple slices and then hosing down the kids with dish soap (bath time) and calling it a night.

 

"We can't live like this anymore. We need a solution. What do you say? You in?"

 

What do you think? We are all for this idea that's for sure!

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