5 Tips to Establish Better Mealtimes with Your Family

 

My child just can’t sit all the way through dinner time. He has difficulty concentrating on his plate, and he constantly leaves the table. He is so picky! I know that he likes what I serve, but he has moods where he simply refuses to eat unless I prepare him a pizza. He can spend more than 2 hours over a dinner plate and not to eat a thing. Continue reading “5 Tips to Establish Better Mealtimes with Your Family”

Help Prevent Childhood Obesity by Keeping These 5 Foods Out of Your House

 

The ability to make smart food choices at a young age is greatly influenced by the kind of food kids see at home. As parents, it is our responsibility to create a nutritional environment which promotes healthy eating habits.  It is extremely important to ensure the food the child is eating is of high nutritional quality. We need to avoid foods with “empty calories” which means they are high in calories from fat and sugar, but low in nutritional benefits. Continue reading “Help Prevent Childhood Obesity by Keeping These 5 Foods Out of Your House”

Why You Should Reward Your Kids When Teaching Them New Skills

 

Many parents wonder if they should reward their child after they complete a task or chore.  They think, “When I do chores, nobody rewards me.” They claim, “Hey, our lives are built around responsibilities, and nobody rewards us for maintaining them.” Let’s step aside for a moment and see if there really are no rewards for the tasks and chores you perform as an adult. Continue reading “Why You Should Reward Your Kids When Teaching Them New Skills”