Healthy Moms Blog
The world of kids’ toys can be, well, a lot. If parents feel lightheaded just walking through a big box toy store, imagine how overwhelming and overstimulating little people must find the sheer volume and variety. Mile-high aisles in a rainbow of colours dazzle the eye, but they often end up in rainbow-coloured heaps on the play room floor at home. Here are a few simple tips for choosing well, and then caring for toys in a way that creates a simpler, greener play space with maximal play value.
Last night at dinner my almost-3-year-old ignored the rice, chicken and mango on her plate. But guess what? She ate all of her vegetables. This is a total about-face for the girl who would not eat a single vegetable that wasn’t hidden in a pineapple-filled smoothie. This change has been happening slowly over the past year, and the major turning point was planting a few veggies in our backyard last summer.