Happy Moms Raise Healthy Kids
Being a healthy mom and setting an example for your family of balance, fitness, and self-love!
We’ve got a question: When you open your fridge or pantry, do you get that panicked feeling that you don’t have enough and you won’t be able to get enough? That’s what Terri of Tiny Bites Nutrition addresses on our newest podcast episode. Download today to learn about actual food scarcity versus perceived food scarcity, how to feed picky children during COVID-19, how our mindset can shift about food availability, and how to sensibly stock up on food without hoarding.
Time for another episode, with our very own Kim Boyer, member of Balance365! Annie talks to Kim all about the amazing transformation she has made in her mindset and how she has been hitting her habit and health goals in the Balance365 program. She confirms that slow and steady wins the race when it comes to weight loss, that changing your mindset around weight and wellness can create a positive spillover effect to the rest of your life, and that having a support network can make it all easier.
So, your kid approaches you and tells you that someone called them “fat”. What do you do? If you’re like many parents who have reached out to us, it isn’t an easy answer. In the latest episode of Balance365 Life Radio, Annie and Jen have some tips and tricks that can you navigate tough parenting conversations about bodies and how people perceive them. Have you had this happen to you? How did you handle it?
I spent years classifying foods as “good” and “bad.” I don’t want my children to do this because it also meant that I spent years feeling guilty whenever I indulged, even on something harmless like a blueberry muffin. What is life without enjoying the simple pleasure of a freshly-baked, warm blueberry muffin? So while some may disagree with me, I believe my children having a healthy relationship with food is more important than eating a “perfectly healthy” food. That is why there is no such th
Please be mindful of not only what you say to your children, but HOW you say it. You are directly effecting their core selves... be kind, be patient, be sensitive and listen. Their feelings are just as valid as yours. They communicate in the only way they know how... so listen. Repect them. And never use sarcasm. Kids don't understand sarcasm... and it will effect them negatively. So, be the amazing parent and be mindful of what you say and HOW you say it.
I will raise all 3 of them to know that they are bigger than any fire that burns around them because of who our Lord and savior is. I will teach them to be secure and confident in all that makes them who they are. Own your flaws, own your mistakes, own your terrible choices, but never ever blame what you had control over on another person.
The beautiful Jessica Ewald and her 2.5 year old nursling Bennett. Bennett was a planned homebirth turned c-section due to being breech and Jessica struggled with tongue tie and supply issues before establishing a wonderful breastfeeding relationship. The Ewald family is expecting baby number 2 in early November! 4th Trimester Bodies Project