Creating a healthy home environment
Here are some great ways parents can make a real difference in their child’s lives and help build healthy habits for life. Parents and caregivers can set a great example for the whole family by creating a healthy environment at home. Small steps such as making fruits and vegetables part of every meal, limiting treats, walking, playing, even shopping together can make a difference. Our top 5 tips are as follows:
- Have easy to hand fruit and vegetables that can be used as snacks.
- Take an evening stroll.
- Turn off the TV.
- Limit electronic devices (particularly at mealtimes) See our Let’s Eat Together Activity Placemat for help with this one!
- Plan a weekly menu involving your kids.