Picky eaters can definitely be CAUSED by us parents and fortunately, they can also be REMEDIED by us parents.
10 ways to encourage your child. Praise hard work. As in praise effort, not just success or natural ability. Tell them something you're grateful for about them. Express what you find unique about them.
There are very often things you can do to change a situation. It does require big girl panties, sure. But I think it's empowering to know we aren't out of options except whining. No, we can choose to take action. We are powerful. The trick here is to let go of what you can't control. And certainly to stop whining about it. Instead, focus that energy on what you actually can do and let the rest go.