How To Raise Healthy Kids For Life
5 Steps You Can Take Today To Change Your Child’s Future
Childhood obesity is growing at an alarming rate. You know that. You hear the
news, read the articles and watch the reality shows on television. Our beautiful
children are suffering from diabetes, heart disease, eating disorders, and the
resulting shame that being overweight often results in. They deserve better. They
deserve to live rich, full lives abundant with laughter, activity and the joy of feeling
pride in themselves. They deserve to look in the mirror and be proud of who they
are. This isn’t about vanity it’s about self-confidence.
Our children are our responsibility. Even as they grow into adults, if we haven’t
provided them with a foundation of healthy skills and habits, they will suffer and
make harmful health choices. The following pages will highlight on ten very
important, but simple steps that you can take today to change your child’s life for
the better. These steps will teach them how to care for themselves so that they
feel better physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Don’t stress ‘diet’s’ or ‘weight loss’ in children. It only teaches them to be self
conscious and ashamed of their bodies. Teach your children to appreciate
themselves for who they are and to be the best person that they can be. When
they love themselves, they’ll take better care of their bodies as children and as
Let’s get started!