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Easy Steps To Ensure Your Child Has A Healthy And Happy Childhood.

November 10, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Health & Wellness, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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(ThySistas.comI think for most moms their prime concern is to keep their child happy and healthy. After all, they want their child to look back fondly at their childhood. And their childhood can affect the rest of their life. Therefore, you need to ensure they are happy so that they go on to have a successful life as an adult. Here are some easy steps to take to ensure your child has a healthy and happy childhood.

Ensure they eat well and are active

You might be shocked to hear that one in three kids in the USA are overweight. And if they are an unhealthy weight as a child, they are more likely to stay this way as an adult. And as you might know, being overweight or obese can lead to problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Therefore, you need to ensure they are healthy when they are young. Cook them hearty meals full of nutritious fruit and vegetables. Also, make them turn off their tablet44black-mom-and-child and get active. Find some form of sport they will love to do weekly. As it says here when a child eats well and exercises, their brain releases endorphins which contribute to their well-being!

Live in a safe area

If you want your child to have a happy and healthy childhood, you need to make sure you live somewhere that will help their development. You want an area which is safe so that you are happy to live in the area. After all, you don’t want to worry about your child’s safety on a daily basis! Also, you need to choose somewhere that has a real community feel, so that your kid can meet new friends. If you aren’t happy with the area, it might be wise to look for new real estate before the area jeopardizes your child’s health and happiness.

Ensure they go to a brilliant school

Of course, most children hate going to school. After all, they would rather be playing at home! But to ensure your child has a happy childhood, you need to ensure their school is up to scratch. The skills they are developing now will affect their future. So you need to feel like the teachers are doing a good job. You can look online to find reports about schools in your area to make sure the one your child is going to is an excellent school.

Be happy yourself

It’s so important that you are happy if you want your kid to have a great childhood. If you are unhappy, it will lower their mood. Therefore, you need to stay positive when you are around your kids, even if you don’t feel like it! You can read our previous blog to find ways to be happy. And remember, if you are in a toxic relationship, it’s best to end things. A lot of people stay together for the kids, but they would prefer two separated happy parents.

And remember if you want your child to be happy, you need to love them for who they are. Don’t try and change them as it will make them unhappy. Celebrate their unique talents and interests if you want them to feel happy and valued as a child!

Staff Writer; Nisha Hall

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