How To Have A More Productive Morning With Your Kids

If you are like most families, getting everyone up in the morning can be a struggle. Getting the kids out of bed and off to school can sometimes take all of your energy and it feels like you haven’t accomplished much, even if your morning lasted two or three hours. So, how can you have more productive mornings with your kids? There are some terrific ideas out there, and we will be going over five of the best. These five suggestions just might allow you to get more accomplished during the morning hours.

Fix a Good Breakfast

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The first thing that you want to do if you want everyone to be productive is to fix a good breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as you have undoubtedly heard over and over, but in the case of productivity it definitely holds true. If you have breakfast first thing in the morning before anyone does anything else, it gives your family a chance to touch base and prepare for a morning that is productive.

Create a Routine

Our second suggestion is to create a routine that you can follow every morning. Routines sometimes take a while to establish, but once you are able to develop those habits, you will see yourself getting things done much easier. Rather than letting your mornings be a free-for-all, consider making times when your children should be having breakfast, showering, checking their homework and school backpacks for the day, or any other activities that you want to add to your schedule. If your kids know what time they’re expected to do things, you’re still going to have to prod them, but they may develop good habits after some time.

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Jollibee Opens Its Doors To Kid Managers This Summer

If you are looking for something fun + educational to do this summer, check out Jollibee’s Mini Managers Camp. Read on to know more about this:

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This summer, Jollibee is letting kids take on the lead and experience one-of-a-kind fun learning with the Mini Managers Camp, now on its second year.

Exclusive to Jollibee Kids Club members, the six-day camp is designed to build the values of responsibility, creativity, and teamwork in kids ages 4 to 12 years old. Fun activities are set to get these leaders-in-training excited to try on their very own Jollibee store manager’s uniform and busy themselves with making friends, storytelling, arts and crafts, and Jollibee core values exercises.

“Kids hold a lot of potential, and they are at their best when they are having fun. Jollibee’s Mini Managers Camp builds on that and uses enjoyable activities to cultivate among children the values of teamwork, humility, responsibility, and excellence,” said Charisse Sumulong, Jollibee Senior Brand Manager for Channels & Kids Marketing.

For only P600, parents and guardians of Jollibee Kids Club members can enroll their young managers at any participating Jollibee store nationwide. Non-members, on the other hand, can sign up as a Jollibee Kids Club member for just P100 to get a JKC Happy Plus card and be eligible for the Mini Managers Camp.

Jollibee’s Mini Managers’ package includes a set of manager uniform, a camp kit complete with activity materials and a sling eco bag, snacks for the entire duration of the program, and an invitation to the regional culminating activity of the Jollibee Mini Managers Camp.

Sign up your kid boss for the Jollibee Mini Managers Camp today and bring them over to the jolliest place, where children learn leadership by having fun. Visit your nearest Jollibee store or follow JollibeePhilippines on Facebook.

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how to prevent obesity in children

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According to Wikipedia, obesity in children is a condition wherein the excessive body fat affects the child’s health + well-being in a negative way. The rate of obesity in children has alarmingly increased in the past few years worldwide + if left unchecked, it may lead to serious emotional + psychological problems + life-threatening ailments + diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes + cancer, as well as other other serious conditions like eating disorders + liver diseases. 

We all ought to put stock on our health + well-being + must take it upon ourselves to be healthy all the time. Battling obesity in children is no simple matter to deal with, but here are a few ways on how you can prevent it:

  • avoid sugary drinks ~ as their name suggests, these drinks are high in sugar + best to be avoided. For children, it is most ideal to opt for water + natural unsweetened juices each time you drink.
  • steer clear of fast food ~ fast food treats are often laden with oil, salt + sugar, that it will be best to avoid them as much as possible. It is probably okay to give in a couple of times a week, but make sure to limit your fast food visits.
  • say goodbye to those unhealthy snack items ~ if you want to prevent obesity from harming your children, it will be best to instill in them a good eating habit, starting with healthy snack items. Instead of stocking up on chips + sweets, offer fresh fruits + vegetables during snack time. Create charming bento meals out of them + am sure even the pickiest of eater will like it!
  • limit TV time ~ living a very inactive life is one surefire way to get those unwanted pounds, so make sure you limit your little one’s time in front of the telly. It is also ideal to not allow them to sit in front of the TV for longer periods of time. You can suggest that they play outside, read a book, explore the outdoors, ride a bike, go for a swim or go on a jog together, in between.
  • get enough sleep ~ younger children nowadays do stay up very late in the evening trying to mimic the ways of the adults, but getting less sleep is also a sure way to get those pounds that it is best to train them to sleep early to get just the adequate amount of sleep their growing bodies need.
  • have a healthy diet ~ it might be difficult to put any growing child on a diet but if it is something that his pedia recommends, it is best for parents + children to abide by it. The key is to have a very balanced meal every single time. Avoid fried, fatty + processed food and opt for fresh greens + veggies. If all else fails, good thing parents can now also consider other types of diet that might be beneficial to their children. You may also want to explore other ways to lose weight, like considering www.hcgdropsexplained.com, for example, but it is best to consult with medical practitioners when starting any type of diets or weight loss solutions, as they have the most ideal recommendations, as well as give you invaluable inputs + suggestions.
  • be up on your feet ~ nothing works better at melting those fats than being up on your feet + moving around. This summer, instead of lying in the couch for hours on end, enroll your little ones to sports clinics + summer classes, so they will be sure to be up on their toes even when they take a break from school. Sports is one perfect form of exercise + a great way to stay fit + healthy, the children can also learn independence, self-reliance + discipline. As a bonus, they can also gain new friends! :Aerobics:

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toddler talk #1

mum stumbled upon this cool meme from another blog she visited a few days ago + cannot wait for us to join! she asked me these questions + wrote down my answers with her insights. read on + let me know what you think 🙂

1.  What are you going to be for Halloween?
batman {good thing, since i did not have to buy him a new one! :)}

2. Sing a line from your favorite song.
Flashturmers more than meets the eye! {he then went on to sing it a number of times, substituting “eye” with letters of the alphabet, yep, from a-z! i think the little man thought i was referring to the letter, instead of the body part 😉
 
3. What is your favorite toy?  
Lightning Mcqueen remote control {now, we do not have this yet, so am betting this is more of a gentle reminder for me to buy him this toy for Christmas 🙂

4. What is your favorite snack?
hotdog

5. What is your favorite animal?
lion
joining here for the first time:
Jessie Jo At Home
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