Benjamin will on rare occasions pipe up that he's hungry, but Christopher never, ever asks for food. When I mention this to people, they always try to console me with a "It'll get better" or "They'll tell you when they're really hungry." Well, it's been 11 years, and I'm still waiting.
In addition, they're picky, picky, picky eaters, and they like completely different things. Christopher could live on salmon alone, while Benjamin would be quite happy with only rice and ketchup (don't bother - I know). Behold what was left when the protein lover and the carboholic had "enjoyed" dinner a couple of nights ago:
Does it still count as a balanced meal if I divvy up the different food groups between the boys?