While there are some children who seem to love vegetables, others simply can’t stomach the concept of having to eat their greens. Regardless of how much they may enjoy them, most picky eaters won’t even give veggies a chance.
If you are hoping to get your kids to eat their greens without argument or hostage negotiations taking place every time dinner rolls around, here are a few ideas that can help! Continue reading →
It’s back-to-school time, which can come as a bittersweet relief for both parents and kids to get back to a scheduled routine. Knowing that your kids are productively learning throughout the day at school is part of that relief, but wondering how their healthy habits stand up throughout that day is another concern. You want to make sure you’re instilling those healthy habits for your kids to take with them, as well as healthy and nutritious food to power them through their day. If you are that school-kid yourself, ensuring that you’re setting yourself up with a healthy and balanced learning environment and nutrition is one of the most important tools you can give yourself.
The saying is common – you know the one – “the family that ______ together, stays together.” Completely true in the case of “the family that plays together, stays together.” Having fun and a sense of “play” is an integral part of bonding, happiness, health and well-being. It also is a great way to be active for yourself and show your kids that activity and exercise can be – and IS – fun!