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Do you make sure your kids eat healthy?

 
Mom2Just1

Asked by Mom2Just1 at 8:42 PM on Jul. 22, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Everyone has a different definition of healthy- a lot of the "Healthy" things people feel their kids aren't even allowed into my house. Bottom line, kids will eat what they are provided with, and I have no interest in providing them with the means to shave 30 years off of their lives.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 8:44 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • I do my best, but I am not perfect.
    beckie66

    Answer by beckie66 at 8:44 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • I think so. . .
    Kirs

    Answer by Kirs at 8:44 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • yes i try too
    DeeMarie87

    Answer by DeeMarie87 at 8:45 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Most definitely. Health is the greatest gift you can give your child, besides life. Teaching them good eating habits will follow them through life, which will in turn allow them to hopefully live a more fufilling life!
    Morgs7531642

    Answer by Morgs7531642 at 8:50 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Yes, but he's allowed treats.
    LostTheSlipper

    Answer by LostTheSlipper at 8:52 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • I was wondering. I have family and friends that seem to have a free for all with the junk food. I always feel odd. For example...my cousin has a 1 years old little boy who weighs 38lbs. My 4 year weighs that! But she also feeds him junk and soda is a given with him.
    My husband and I are very proud though because our son will choose a veggie or fruit before anything. I always have fresh veggies and fruits for snacks, he is only allowed water, milk, and juice. No soda and never had it. Dinner has always consisted of at least 2 veggies. I make many of my food from scratch, really use my crockpot, etc. I read labels so much when grocery shopping. We have about 98% of items in food are organic. It is nice I am not alone. I do not want him unhealthy and overweight when he gets older. I always feels sorry for those kids.
    Mom2Just1

    Comment by Mom2Just1 (original poster) at 11:23 PM on Jul. 22, 2010