Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean you should take a break from healthy eating! Summers mean more picnics, ballgames and festivals full of tempting (but less than healthful) foods. But you can have your ice cream, hot dogs and fried Oreos — in moderation — by following these suggestions. Eat Sweets in Small Portions Sweets and fried foods are fine, in small portions. Use this as an opportunity to show kids how to form a healthy relationship with food. Denying the “good stuff” can lead to poor, unhealthy food choices down the road. So a little treat here and there won’t do any harm. Keep Them Active If your kids indulge in a funnel cake or waffle and ice cream sundae once in a while, schedule more activities that help them burn off those extra calories. Also, encourage kids to share the treats so everyone gets a taste but no one overindulges. Be a Good Role Model Be a good role model. Eat healthier foods—and healthier versions of the foods everyone loves. For example, if …
I like to consider Laverne DeFazio a good friend of mine. I grew up watching her and I thought she was hilarious with her timing and physical comedy.
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We are always looking for something or someone to tell us what we need to hear. If someone tells us the hard truth, we’re pissed off or offended. Nowadays, we’re always offended. This person said something we didn’t like. People don’t want to hear the truth. They want to hear what makes them feel better or normal.