It’s important for kids to eat following a proper timetable. Unfortunately, more and more children seem to be skipping their meals, only to end up starving by the time classes are over for the day. It’s not like your tween doesn’t like the baon you have prepared for him, so why isn’t he eating when he should?

Here are some possible reasons why your child may not be eating his lunch in school:

(First published as Baon Blues: How to get your child to stop skipping lunch in the Good Family section of Good Housekeeping Philippines' May 2011 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network. Additional reporting by Jennifer Chan. Photo by Wendy Copely via Flickr Creative Commons.)

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