You may be one of those parents who looks forward to the holiday season all year long. You love the festive parties, taking your kids’ picture on Santa’s lap, and imagining his face when he opens that perfect gift on Christmas morning. But, if you find yourself stressing out because you’ve exhausted all your Elf on the Shelf scenarios and maxed out
Can we go to the library play room and do a puppet show?” my six-year-old daughter asked. “Sure. Do you remember when we used to come here for story time in the morning before you went to afternoon Kindergarten?” “Yes, with Miss Carol! It was so much fun.”
Here comes the holidays barreling down the calendar track. Are you frantic, checking an endless litany of musts off your overloaded holiday to-do list each day? Even if you feel great about the approaching holidays, and are mostly on top of all of the extra tasks that come with them, you can still hit your limit now and then.
If 10 parents were asked about how much added sugar their child consumes each day,there’s a good chance that at least 9 of them will have no clue or will underestimate it. In fact, research published in the International Journal of Obesity reported that 92 percent of the parents surveyed in the study underestimated the added sugar content in foods and beverages.