It turns out that National Eat Your Vegetables Day is celebrated in June. The same month that kids are out of school for the summer. When I think of summer, sweet treats such as Popsicle's under the hot Florida sun is what comes to mind. However; there are so many ways to incorporate vegetables into your child's meals in a fun way this summer.
Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat their vegetables in general? I think we can all relate, at one point or another. If you pay close attention...most commercials, TV shows, and movies show kids refusing to eat their veggies. What’s portrayed is a real life struggle for many but it’s also a script that should be re-written. How much better would it be to watch a scene of a child actually enjoying their vegetables? After all, children absorb and sometimes mimic what they see or hear. I remember my three year old son saying "Ewww! I don't like broccoli!" -on repeat- just because he heard it on a children's show.
So how can we encourage our children to eat their vegetables?
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