When my kids were very little, Jim and I really focused on teaching them why good health was important and how proper nutrition and lifestyle choices factor in. I have to admit, we'd gotten pretty lazy about it and had pretty much resorted to saying "Eat this. It's good for you."
The new year seems like a good time for change, so we're going back to the basics of teaching them why their food choices matter so much. We plan to watch more documentaries with them and do more health-related reading on a regular basis. But to start, I'd like to share one piece of information a day - and since it's information that will keep them healthy, I'm calling it The Daily Dose.
My goal is to get at least 100 tips done this year, and of course, I'm happy to share. They are designed to fit 4-up on a page (landscape) for anyone who wants to print them.
So here is Day 1 of The Daily Dose: