Personally I grew up in a period of time where people didn’t have phones, but Walkman and we upgraded ourselves to a CD player. In the 90s when someone comes to visit, we would prepare lunch or dinner because we had so much to tell to one another. We saw each other after a while. We gave one another time to rehabilitate
I know for a fact that it wasn’t a custom in The Netherlands in general for children to eat a variety of greens.
Most parents I spoke with, of which they are many because of my work, were struggling introducing vegetables to their children.