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Raising Fit Kids: Healthy Nurtition, Exercise, and Weight

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How to Make Recharging a Priority continued...

Yes, that means parents, too. "Kids watch our every move," Rose-Kayser says. So insisting that kids get enough sleep while we burn the candle at both ends probably won't work.

"If children see people in the family following healthy habits, they will follow that lead," she says. It’s helpful to think about what small goals you can set as a family, how to work them into your daily routine, whether you will encounter barriers along the way, and how to overcome those barriers. 

It all leads back to a healthy balance. Start with small, healthy choices you can commit to and stick with, and go from there.

 

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