Parents, your role is so vital.
You are your child’s greatest role models. Children are like little sponges, absorbing and mimicking the behaviors they see.
There are so many ways that you can be a nutrition advocate to your children in a fun and positive way. Helping children learn healthy behaviors or modify current behaviors can take time. So be patient and positive and the whole family will benefit from your example.
You can help reinforce the healthy messages your child is learning by:
We are proud to share the ways that we support limited screen time!
It is important to have a child's attention to educate and reinforce healthy habits. They actually need to sit and pay attention. That is why the computer games and activities offers a perfect venue to teach children about nutrition. And they learn good important computer skills.
But just like everything else, it is important to set limits and balance. We don't want them sitting in front of the computer for hours.
To promote activity and a healthier active lifestyle, it is important to limit your child's screen time to 2 hours or less a day. Screen time includes television, computer and nonactive video games.
Find more tips on limiting screen time.
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