1. Drink more water. Kids need to drink lots of water and chances are yours aren’t drinking enough. Require your kids to drink 1-2 glasses before drinking any juice at meal times. Keep little bottles of water in the fridge. Kids are more inclined to drink those throughout the day than they are the adult bottles. Be sure to pack water in their lunches so that they are sipping on it at school.
2. Educate them. Give them credit for how smart they are. It is okay to tell your kids about making healthy choices. Let them know that unhealthy living can lead to illnesses as they age. Kids want to be police officers, firefighters, professional athletes, and other professions that require being healthy. Let them know that certain foods make them strong enough to be what they aspire to be. Read more