Changing The Conversation Around Healthy Eating With Your Family

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Aim For Averages – Not Perfection

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Aiming for perfection will just cause stress in the household. Set your goals, like having more fruits and veggies, eating less candy, consuming fewer sodas and so on. Maybe you can keep a chart and give everyone a star each time they make that healthy choice. Create a celebration around good choices, but remove negativity or shame around less-than-ideal ones. The idea is to trend towards healthier eating. But expecting perfection just isn’t realistic.

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