Today’s children may be the most supervised generation yet, with less time away from a caregiver’s gaze than kids enjoyed a few decades ago. But all this supervision hasn’t changed a simple fact: Kids are accident-prone.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, 67 percent of women have frequent sleep problems. Nearly half of women report tiredness that interferes with daily life, leaving them too tired for exercise, healthy eating or friends.
How do you build a healthful lunch? Model your child’s ideal lunch box meal off the “My Plate” food module, established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Strive to include one serving of each food group.
A full night’s sleep for children should sit at the top of your family priority list. Unfortunately, bedtime is one of the easiest habits to let slide. Sleep is essential to a child’s growth, development and health in more ways than one.