It’s the beginning of a new year. The holidays have passed. Your schedule is back to normal. The cookies and candy are gone. Maybe you’ve started a fitness program for yourself,to kick off a healthful resolution. Or,you’re trying to eat better and cut back on portions. But,what are you doing to help the preschool child in your life? Are you taking time to make sure you’re helping him develop a healthy,favorable attitude about exercise and nutritious food? Are you aware of the hours of TV she may be watching? Do you do any physical activity along with your preschooler? If the answer is no to any of these questions,it won’t take much to make a huge difference in your little one’s fitness level. Take a minute to see which of the suggestions below can be easily inserted into your day to day routine:
There are so many resources for preschool nutrition and fitness if you take the time to look. Search the internet. Look around your area. Movement opportunities are everywhere. If you take advantage of only a few you’ll be developing healthy lifestyle habits in your child and yourself. You may just find that it’s easier tackling dietary changes together and much more fun to “exercise”together. It’s time not just for moving but for talking and building/strengthening family relationships. Something everyone can enjoy!