F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

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You might think that since most of the families involved with F.E.A.S.T. share a fluency in the English language that we’d all understand one another quite easily, but we often find that we are “many countries divided by a common language,” to hilarious result.
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Yes, it's funny,  english is my second language, and I seem to get much less distracted with this differences than you guys. I just assume that it's my fault if I'm confused or realise that is another form of English.
I studied American English first but then lived in the UK many years so I suspect I mix them when I talk or write. 
13 yo d started to eat "healthy" September 2018, she had a growth spurt a bit later, followed by tummy bug. She started restricting breakfast and school lunch in January 2019 (that we know). We succesfully refed at home.
I have found inner strenght, patience and compassion that I did not know I had.
Never retreat, never surrender
keep feeding