A Parent’s Guide to Healthy Eating During the Holidays

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Adults aren’t the only ones who have to worry about growing festively plump during the holidays. You can commit to losing weight after the holidays or, better yet, not gain it in the first place. By committing to healthy holiday eating, your family can avoid the 5 to 10-pound weight gain that most people experience every five years. This outcome is especially problematic because overweight children face cyber-bullying, lowered self-esteem, and chronic health issues.

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Social Media: Open This Pandora’s Box At Your Risk

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When your kids don’t get likes and comments on their photos and videos, they begin to doubt on their self-worth. But burglars are the unwanted or uninvited viewers of our holiday snaps, which reveal our location and financial status as well. If not for robbers, your holiday photos on social media can expose your financial status to your friends and colleagues, leading them to assume you always have extra cash they can borrow.

Body Image Awareness: How to Talk to Your Kids About Body Image and Health

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Eventually, this can lead to severe problems, like low self-esteem and even eating disorders. Additionally, children who are overweight are often bullied or excluded by their peers, often leading to isolation, low self-esteem, and mental health disorders. See Also: A Parent’s Guide to Healthy Eating During the Holidays. Did you know that your children might already be thinking about dieting and feeling insecure about their bodies?

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