Need help managing your kids’ sugar intake and navigating the upcoming Holidays? It’s easy to justify allowing our kids to consume excess sugar, you know,
Does any of this sound familiar? Trust me I’m not judging, those were my words. However, once I understood the real damage my kids’ little bodies were experiencing, I could no longer justify it.
I encourage you to consider the long-term health dangers of sugar and processed food; impaired brain function, sugar addiction, depression, cognitive delay, sleep problems, low energy, mood swings, chronic inflammation, lifelong poor eating habits, and links to obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes. These are real conditions kids today are experiencing at an alarming rate.
There are many other ‘treat’ options that your kids will love and may even prefer. Mine loved going to the rock shop to pick out a beautiful rock or stone. What about a special outing like a hike, a playground date, a scavenger hunt, a trip to the library or a special lunch with Mom or Dad?
OK, here are my 3 Tips to Minimize Halloween Sugar Meltdowns;
And lastly, have fun and enjoy this time with your kids! These days will be gone before you know it. They’ll remember what you did together, not the kind of candy they ate. Questions, comments, and shares are welcomed.