Children are very impressionable. It is in your child’s best interest to develop healthy living habits at an early age. These habits will send your child in the right direction as he or she grows older. Here are some healthy habits that you will want your children to pick up on.
Be A Role Model
Children are very impressionable. It is not uncommon to see a child mimicking their parent’s behavior. You will want to set good examples for your child whenever you can. If your child sees that you make an effort to eat healthy and exercise, they will hopefully try to do the same.
Do Family Exercise
Children have tons of energy and love to play outside. Make it a priority to exercise as a family. It will teach your child the importance of exercising on a consistent basis. Hiking and biking are fun activities that your child will probably enjoy.
Limit Technology Exposure
With all of the technology available to our children today, it is easy for children to become too accustomed to staring at screens. Do not allow your child to watch too much television or play video games for too long.
Teach Them To Read Food Labels
It’s actually quite alarming the number of adults that cannot read food labels and nutritional facts. Do not let your child grow up without knowing the difference between a carb, a protein, and a fat.
Find Physical Activities They Enjoy
Not everyone likes the same forms of exercise. Maybe instead of biking your child is interested in taking up hockey. You need to let them decide what sports or forms of physical activity they enjoy the most.
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