With children at home all day and days defined by disrupted schedules, it’s more important than ever before to develop healthy eating habits. This uncertain environment can increase anxiety and negatively impact your child’s eating habits. Creating a healthy food environment in your home will help lower stress and anxiety, as well as improve physical health!
The following article from the Queensland Children’s Hospital contains many tips and tricks to help bust boredom and eat healthy. As a parent, you can help your child eat healthy by:
Setting a regular eating routine and sticking to it
Making healthy snacks such as apple slices with peanut butter or boiled eggs, and staying away from processed foods
Drinking water instead of sugary sodas and juices
Eating healthy during COVID-19
Venkatsai Bellala ‘24