What You Can Teach Your Children About Healthy Living

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Helping your children to develop healthy living habits while they are still young will really set them up for success in the long run. From educating them about food to making exercise fun, these are a few ways in which you can easily teach your children about how to live a healthy, and happy, life.

Food Education
Many schools do not include modules on healthy food and nutrition in their syllabus, meaning that it is up to you as the parent to ensure that your child learns as much as possible on this subject. There are so many ways to do this, and it is best to use a variety of methods to ensure that they do not become bored. Taking your child grocery shopping with you, and then helping them to prepare a healthy meal by themselves, will teach them about making healthy food choices when shopping, while learning how to read food labels. For those aspiring young chefs out there, help them to create their very own cookbook that features healthy recipes, and introduce them to some television personalities that promote healthy eating, so that they have positive role models to look up to.

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Make Exercise Fun
The recommended amount of physical activity for children is one hour a day, but with children these days spending more and more time indoors, this can be quite difficult for some parents to implement. The key here is ensuring that physical activity is always fun for your kids, and perhaps starting off with a smaller amount before gradually building this up as their fitness levels improve. There are many activities out there that children can get involved in, from dancing to cycling to team sports. For younger children, fun games such as tag or hide and seek will keep them on the move, while older children may enjoy the challenge of a fitness app that tracks their steps.

Positive influence
Be a Positive Influence
Your children will look up to you as a role model, so you need to make sure that you are providing them with a positive influence to follow. This means that, not only should your children be making healthy food choices and staying active, but so should the rest of the family. By working on a healthy lifestyle together, you will increase your chances of success, as you will have so much extra support, and it will also help with family bonding. When it comes to picking out rewards for your children, do not veer towards the standard, unhealthy, choices, such as extra television time, and opt instead for a reward that is in line with your healthy living practices, such as a family outing to the local national park.

As a parent, there are many ways in which you can encourage your children to be making healthy choices from a young age. By doing so, you will be helping to set healthy habits that they will be able to carry with them for the rest of their lives.

Our Favorite Classic Beauties – OROGOLD Reviews

Our favorite classic beauties are women whose timeless looks have influenced millions, and are constantly recreated, even today. From gorgeous Hollywood film icons to stunning, leggy supermodels, OROGOLD reviews the most inspirational women whose looks have had a tremendous impact all over the world.

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie, an American actress and humanitarian, has been cited many times as the world’s most beautiful woman, and it is not hard to see why. After gaining worldwide fame for her portrayal of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, Jolie quickly went on to become one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood. Jolie’s relationship with Brad Pitt, and their 6 subsequent children, dominated many media outlets around the world, sky-rocketing her fame even more, and allowing mothers all over the world to relate to her. Jolie’s work with the UN as a Goodwill Ambassador only earned her even more fans, and her piercing eyes and sensual pout never fail to capture everyone’s attention, even when she doesn’t have a single drop of makeup on.

Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn, a British actress and humanitarian, has been one of the most successful film actresses in the world. Not only is she one of the few entertainers to have won an Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award, but she also worked with many notable leading men, including Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, Fred Astaire and Henry Fonda. Her classic elfin features have inspired many women that have come after her, with Victoria Beckham being just one celebrity who looks to Hepburn as one of her icons. With her timeless beauty, Hepburn consistently tops beauty polls worldwide, and, even today, her look is regularly replicated in magazines and on catwalks all over the world.

Marilyn Monroe
Even though Marilyn Monroe died over 50 years ago, she still continues to fascinate the public. Voted sexiest woman of the century in 1999, Monroe was an American singer, actress and model. Her breathless voice, platinum curls and hourglass figure have all contributed to making Marilyn Monroe one of the most-loved pop culture icons of all time.

Farrah Fawcett
Born in Texas, Farrah Fawcett was an American actress who rose to fame when she played a private investigator in the Charlie’s Angels TV series. Fawcett soon became the sex symbol of the 70s after an iconic poster, that broke sale records, was published of her in a one piece red bathing suit, and it is still the best selling poster of all time, with over 12 million copies currently in circulation. Her golden feathered hairstyle was copied by many young women in the 70s and 80s, and her dazzling smile and sparkling eyes has ensured that Fawcett’s beauty will never be forgotten.

One thing that our favorite classic beauties have in common is that they will be remembered for years to come, not only for their unforgettable looks, but also for their talent. Not only have they served as icons of true beauty, but they are also role models to millions of women who strive to achieve their classic style and awe-inspiring ambition and confidence.