How to raise healthy kids

Want to see your little one grow up to be happy and well? Silly question – of course you do! The best place to start, then, is to get her into good habits now.

“Good habits echo throughout our lives, and a lot of what occurs in children’s lives later is a result of habits that have been laid down fairly early on,” says clinical psychologist and family therapist Andrew Fuller.

“Starting these habits early means that by the time kids get to adolescence they think, ‘Well this is the way I’ve always done it and it’s the ideal way of doing things’, which is what you want.”

Here are some great habits all kids can benefit from…

Photo by Siri Stafford Aug 20, 2012

6 Tips to Raise Healthy Kids

Christina Larmer's six healthy habits to give your kids a head start

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  1. Glen02:19pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Don't read them! If these tips help 1 parent / child then they have been worthwhile.

  2. Glib03:44pm Sunday 11th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    If you need these tips, you should never have had children at all.