Toddlers who are taught to eat healthy snacks will take these habits with them as they grow older. Start ‘em young! Read on to learn about how you can teach your littlest ones to snack healthy.
Time flies, right? It doesn’t seem so long ago when you gave birth to a tiny newborn and discovering the magic of being a new, freshly-minted parent. Fast forward to 12 months later, you now have a baby that’s just celebrated her first year on earth and heading off to toddlerhood.
The toddler years are among the best times for children. Not quite young babies but not quite young kids, as well, toddlers are the “in-betweeners” of babyhood. At this age, they are testing their independence, learning to talk and interact with everyone around them and they’re also exploring different tastes and textures of food, as well.
And speaking of food – since toddlers develop at an incredibly rapid pace, they need all the good energy that nutritious food can give them. Pretty soon, milk alone and one meal a day won’t be enough to sustain the nutritional needs of a toddler. [Read more…]