Our healthy habits develop in our early years. You can help your child enjoy healthy foods, physical activity, regular sleeping patterns, and routine physical and dental check-ups.
The American Academy of Pediatrics helps families understand what nutrition, fitness, oral health, emotional wellness and sleep recommendations will help your child enjoy healthy living. Check out the resources available at healthychildren.org
You can also find helpful tips for children’s meal time habits from ZERO TO THREE (ZTT). ZTT points out that, “Food is at the center of our lives. And it’s much more than the fuel that keeps us going. It can be a source of pleasure, celebration, and—sometimes—challenges.”
Read how to overcome those challenges in the article, Healthy Mealtimes: Feeding Your Baby and Toddler Right From the Start.