Your child’s eating habits play a vital role in their development and growth.  The CDC currently reports that 17% of children, ages 2 to 19 are obese.  It is vitally important that we instill in our children an understanding of how important it is that they take care of their bodies, eat healthy nutritious food and avoid poor food choices.

Just as it is difficult for adults to avoid treats, it is often even harder for children to restrict themselves when they are provided so many opportunities to indulge.  And in many ways we should allow children to indulge; a sweet ice cream cone on a hot day, a tart lollipop when they skin their knee or a special cupcake on their birthday is an opportunity for them to feel loved and happy.  For a child the physical feeling of joy from the sweetness of the More >