I would add a 12th about babies' eating habits....they don't eat when they aren't hungry. When they get full, they push it out of their mouths when we put it in. We force feed them and teach them to overeat..... I have stopped urging people to "taste this" when they are full, and I don't give in when people do that to me.
What a great article -- gave me an instant "good mood" feeling. That liberating feeling when looking at the world through a eyes of a child that generates all kinds of carefree memories like swinging high, squealing and laughing on those (manual) merry-go-rounds that you have to hang on tight to when it goes too fast, Christmas eve ... Ahh nothing like nostalgia in an adult world :)
Great article it is so important to take the time to think through all of these - let's not let our "diets" and "weight loss goals" ruin our daily fun. Especially when we can do so much with our children!
This is a great article how important it is to combine family time and workout time together. For me - my daughter goes to the gym with me (and my mom) we treadmill, strength train together. What is great is she is 11 years old. She pushes me out the door so I go. We are planning to jog/run/walk (haha) a 5K in March together.
7/12/2011 5:10:37 PM
I loved this article. It motivated me to keep trying and never give up.
so true .my grand is always on the go. running, jumping, climbing ,laughing .never likes to stay in door. learn from the children .it is so much easier to exercise so much fun i beleive in that statment
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