How to Stop Childhood Obesity for Working Mothers - Page 2
4. Enroll in fun activities — Let your son play t-ball or let your daughter learn ballet. These activities will let your children become accustomed to exercise. They will grow to learn that exercise is not a chore, but it can be a fun experience. These activities let children learn that they have control over their bodies which is essential for psychological development. Not only is exercise good for their bodies, but it is also important for the development of healthy minds.
These 4 things are very important for children's health today. Unfortunately, they are often neglected by working mothers because of time constraints. It's easier to grab fast food for dinner or stock up on cookies and cakes at the grocery store. It's no hassle to let the television become the baby sitter. There is always next year for group sports.
Don't let your excuses become their future. For every 6 months that you delay making healthy choices, your child could gain an average of one pound. Over 18 years, that is 36 pounds of unnecessary fat. Help your children begin to make healthy choices that will last a lifetime.