Life is meant to be shared with the ones you love. Not only has family time been shown to be critical for childhood development but it also helps our well being as adults. Being with our family gives us a sense of belonging, creates traditions that are carried on for generations and fosters a trusting environment.
Regular home-cooked family meals tend to allow for healthier dietary habits to be developed by all including:
Eating together also creates greater family bonds. In children, regular family meals are associated with:
Physical activity is also great to do as a family. It is important for everyone's health and doing it together makes it more fun! Your relationships will be strengthened as you spend more time together and you will be serving as a great role model for your children. Plus, you'll improve your health at the same time!
Here are some tips to help you make family your focus
In addition to laughing more and focusing on your family, here are some tips to help you celebrate life!
By incorporating these healthy living habits into your everyday life, you will be well on your way to a healthier and happier you!