fussy as a hen with one chick

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fussy as a hen with one chick

Extremely anxious and overprotective. A: "I can't believe your curfew is only nine o'clock." B: "Yeah, my mom can be fussy as a hen with one chick sometimes."
See also: chick, hen, one
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For a copy of the fussy eater booklet call 0845 2788878.
uk, 0870 6007878) Our testers enjoyed eating frozen fruit juices, but fussy ones objected to having fruit chunks in their lollies.
THERE is nothing more frustrating than watching a child pick at a meal you've slaved over, but kids are often fussy eaters.
ASK THE EXPERT TOP TIPS TO HELP STOP YOUR KIDS BEING FUSSY EATERS THERE is nothing more frustrating than watching a child pick at a meal you've slaved over, but kids are often fussy eaters.
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Creatively illustrated with delicate, abstract paper collages, "The Fussy Little Butterfly" is a delicate dialogue and dance between a little caterpillar become butterfly and her human, whom she calls Blue Eyes.
RESEARCH has found that being a fussy eater may be part of a child's DNA - but John Niven, a columnist for our sister paper the Sunday Mail, wasn't impressed.
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Mothers, especially those who are obese, are more likely to use television to entertain and soothe infants who are more fussy and active, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.