As a new parent of an almost toddler, this old piece of wisdom has been coming to mind a lot lately. Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, and expecting different results. Yet, I’ve made a giant post-it note-to-self: ignore old wisdoms, especially when it comes to feeding Isla. Turns out, repeatedly giving kids the same food over, and over, and over—especially a food they tend to fling across the room—is not insane at all. It’s brilliant. And, by brilliant, I mean it works. Did I figure this out on my own? Not at all. (You mistake me for a person with patience.) By dumb luck I was recently assigned to read a research study which reported that a child’s willingness to…