Food,  Parenting

Why Should You Be Careful With Your Baby’s Diet?


baby-eatingParenting is one of the hardest jobs on Earth, because there aren’t that many things that can be taught ahead. You learn as you dive in to it, every time you get into a fight with your teenage daughter or you pack the lunch of your 12 year old son and so on. This is a learning process and it will surely pay off when you will see your daughter or son, healthy, happy and enjoying whatever life has in stored for him or her. Here are some ideas on how to mind several details of your child’s life.

Why Should Our Children Diet?

Our children live in a world where eating fast food has become a resort due to the complicated schedules and vast social life that they are having. Teenagers are drinking coffee since they are 14 because it is fun and the “cool kids” do it. Due to the various extracurricular activities, many teenagers and young adults alike, forget about the importance of doing exercises and eating well.

Our children need a diet because their life is starting to be very complicated since an early age and if they don’t get a healthy education on how to eat and what to drink, they will grow up ignoring these principles until they will kill them. In a similar way as osteopathic medicine helps babies, dieting also plays its role.

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A Diet Means Balance

There will be many kids and teenagers that will argue the fact that they can’t help it, that there are situations when they have to eat fast food, drink sodas or any other bad thing for the body that one can think of. The idea here is not to pull them away from the reality they are facing, but to educate them to face it in a way that is beneficial to them. For example, a teenage boy should be encouraged to eat strong, do some exercises and develop his body so that he can look good and feel incredible in his 20s.

The Body Grows Stronger

Health Annotation highlights that one of the greatest effects of having a balanced diet in terms of exercises, eating disorders and even a schedule for the meals is the fact that the body grows stronger by the day and this is not strictly related to the idea of strength. If a parent can guide his children to mind what they eat and have a great deal of exercise as often as possible, he will manage to see his children grow up strong, healthy and more importantly they will look amazing. The mom saves money as no medication will be needed and the child grows healthy.


One last detail that should be minded here is the idea of confidence. This is a result of a person that has worked with his body and his mind in order to be balanced. There are many testimonials that talk about a great deal of confidence coming from the ones that are very secure with their bodies. Many teenagers face this particular problem today as they are insecure with how they look and how they feel on the inside. A balanced diet that is done for a longer period of time will diminish this particular issue.

Lifestyle Mommy Blogger and Virtual Assistant from Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. Aside from doing product reviews and events coverage, she blogs about solo parenting, homeschooling, and things in between.


  • Keisha's Mom

    Healthy diet is a must for kids. They should not grow up fond of sweets and junk food. Though, it’s a struggle to keep them away from those, but thru parent’s example it is still achievable.

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  • Leira Pagaspas

    I totally agree with you that we should all be careful about our kids diet,Because we do need to start them young.

  • Ana Elizabeth

    Great post!
    Mothers should be conscious about their kid’s diet. It’s really important for kids to be guided with what they eat.

  • Alli

    Teaching children (and being an example) to eat a more healthier diet is so important. I totally agree that parents should pay close attention to what their kids eat and limit sugar and junk foods. Good advice!

  • Stacie

    It’s so important to start kids off on the right foot when it comes to healthy eating. What they learn to love now will follow them for the rest of their lives.

  • Stephanie

    I believe that a balanced diet is very important, but there needs to be exceptions too. I grew up in a house where I was forced to sit there and eat vegetables every single night even though I hated them. One I hit 13, no one made me eat them anymore and now I’m almost 40 and refuse to eat any vegetable besides corn or lettuce. I was so traumatized by having to eat them that when I finally didn’t have to anymore I chose to go to the other extreme.

  • Fi Ní Neachtáin

    When my son was a baby he was a great eater and it made it so easy to give him a balanced diet. Now he’s a fussy toddler and it’s so hard!

  • Tami

    Mothers need to know this. My baby had a healthy diet until he got old enough to eat junk food (chips, sweets, etc.) with us and now it’s impacting his verbal motor skills. We have to get the whole family on a gluten-free, high fat diet now.

  • Sharon

    Times are different now…gotta start them on the good stuff early, before M&Ms and other foods are given to them as rewards from schools!

  • Angelic Sinova

    I completely agree that it’s important to be careful with the foods you feed children. I don’t have kids but I do know it’s important to start them off with healthy choices as early as possible <3

  • XmasDolly

    A healthy diet for kids will help them to what’s right later in life because maybe… just maybe they’ll believe that’s what they’re supposed to do. FINGERS CROSSED!!!

  • Myrabev

    I do not yet have kids but I so know what you mean, in this day and age people are feeding their kids and themselves junk food because its easier and more convenient.

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