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What does your 12yo (nearly 13yo) boy eat after school inc. dinner?

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CheshireEditor · 11/09/2014 16:31

I only ask as I can't seem to fill mine up!

He gets cheese & crackers, apple and crisps when he get home, couple of glasses of water/juice.

Then dinner, tonight for example is quorn stir fry with noodles, the a yoghurt or ice lolly as some biscuits, banana/apple but he still says he's hungry, so has bagel or toast/cereal before bed.

He's very tall for his age, size adult 9 feet and plays football 3 times week!

What other snacks can he have that fill him up after school before dinner. He has flapjacks, cereal, toasties, can't think of other things.

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CheshireEditor · 11/09/2014 16:32

He takes a sandwich, yoghurt and snack into school for first break, then has something from the canteen for lunch!

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wheresthelight · 11/09/2014 18:59

dss is 11 but if I didn't ban him from the kitchen after school my cupboards and fridge would be bare. that boy is a skinny sod but can eat his and my weight in toast!

loopdaloop · 12/09/2014 13:38

Same with mine.
Sandwich and crisp (if theres any left) when he gets home.
Then a meal with all of us.
Then about 9pm a bowl of cereal and toast, again if theres bread left!
Theres nothing on him I swear....hollow legs!

Joyy · 14/09/2014 14:41

Same with my 12yr old hopefully it's just a growth spurt. He seems to drink his weight in milk daily. He's in great physical shape though. I try to make him save himself for dinner then he can eat what he wants afterwards.

GeorgeHerbert · 15/09/2014 19:31

Same here. Nothing is enough! Pitta and humous, porridge , cereal bars toast toast and more toast, fruit on top of usual meals. Skinny as a rake.

Iamcuriousyellow · 15/09/2014 19:37

They have hollow legs! They've got a LOT of growing to do over the next few years, getting tall, filling out, shoulders widening and getting man shape. My two boys come home roaring with hunger and hit the breakfast cereals - shreddies or cornflakes or weetabix - or some times I've made rolls or there's croissants or bagels. Then around 7 they have supper, tonight it's shepherds pie made with yesterday's roast lamb. Before bed they're at it again. I used to fill the fridge with calorie dense foods but they just devour it instantly so now I just let them load up with carbs. The older one is 15 and skinny, the younger one is 12 and a bit stocky but I know he's just laying down the resources to get taller over the next year.

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