Easter is upon us and unless you’ve been wandering around blindly, you’ll have noticed all the Easter eggs and hot cross buns in the shops. Why is it that we feel the pressure to ‘celebrate’ with these sorts of treats that seem to have become traditions?
In all honesty, if they were just a treat, they probably wouldn’t cause too much of a problem. For many people, however, it seems perfectly acceptable to have a daily treat or even a treat after each meal. It’s no wonder we’ve got so many people, kids included, struggling with their weight. Of course, treats on too regular a basis are definitely not the only reason for burgeoning waistlines, but they certainly are a contributing factor for many.
So if you’re wondering how to avoid the traps of Easter treats, think now about what you could do instead.
Traditions are an important aspect of family life. We all remember important (or fun) times from our childhood that were repeated year after year. This Easter, take some small steps toward implementing something new that could become your family’s tradition. Here are some ideas:
Start some new traditions this year that will have you and the kids involved in the planning and preparation. You’ll all be happier and healthier for the experience.
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