As you know if you read this Mom Dishes It Out blog on a regular basis, I have two sons who are picky eaters. But what you may not know is that my two picky eaters are not only exposed to various foods but various forms of movement as well. As a young child, I remember my mom doing her leg lifts to Jane Fonda on the TV. I also remember a magnet on the refrigerator that read something like: [...]
Moms and Dads, what does "building healthy habits" mean to you? Is it about changing the foods we eat or incorporating more physical activities into our families' daily lives? While these are certainly important factors, building healthy habits is about more than just food and exercise.
As moms do, we focus on our children and sometimes forget about our own nutrition and our changing bodies as our birthdays pass. Well, we recieved a question from a fellow NYC mom about her nutrition and fitness choices. Feeding ourselves is just as important as feeding our children. So my fabulous friend and mom Elyse Falk, MS, RD has gracefully answered the question.