Once kids become old enough to understand what the word “treat” means, they basically spend a good portion of every single day asking for one. The problem, of course, is that we can’t give our kids over-processed, sugar-laden food all the time. Well, we can but the result is less than ideal. I'm definitely running into the treat conundrum myself, even with my 2-year-old, who once (okay, last week) made his big sister late for school because of the meltdown he had when I refused to give him a treat for breakfast.
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As I sit here writing, I am drinking a glass of wine and munching on caramel-filled milk chocolate wafers. I’m going to tell you right now, I am not the best example of finding balance, when it comes to holiday indulgences. I have been Paleo during the holidays, which was its own form of insanity, and I have had plenty of years like this one, when I baked cookies, drank more than my fair share of alcohol, and indulged at every opportunity.