We have all had moments that are hard for our kids to digest. For instance, try explaining where babies come from or why you need to tweeze those eyebrows. Luckily, we haven’t reached the baby moment, but I know the day is coming.
For now we’ll stick to fishy faces…
Rice Krispies is taking these “hard to digest” moments and making them funny in their latest campaign to talk about how to make eating fun and easy. Check out these tips from pediatrician Dr. Laura Jana:
- Have fun finger foods on hand. Look for quick and easy-to-grab foods that don’t pose a choking risk. By simply cutting up some fresh fruit, chopping up a variety of veggies, and/or dishing out some ready-to-eat cereal, whole grain crackers or pretzels, you can sit back and let toddlers have fun handling the feeding part all on their own.
- Keep it Simple. Shopping for easy, simple, healthy foods for kids can seem like a difficult task with all of the different options available. To make it easier, simply be sure to check the ingredients listed on the label and make it a habit to reach for foods that are lower in salt, sugar, and saturated fat, as well as simple foods that contain fewer ingredients.
- Make Fun of Food. Most of all, always remember that your overall goal is to make eating healthy foods a habit not a fight. The odds of achieving success go way up when children have fun helping shop for, prepare, serve and feed themselves a wide variety of healthy foods.
Twitter Party Details:
What: Some things are just hard for kids to digest. Rice Krispies® cereal is easy.
Moms look after their children’s every need from the moment they enter the world. And as toddlers grow into preschoolers and beyond, moms continue the nonstop but all-important work of making smart, simple, nutritious food choices. Although it’s not always easy, Kellogg’s can help. Made with simple grains of rice, Rice Krispies are as easy to digest as they are to scoop up with small hands – making them a great simple food choice that is gentle on little tummies.
The Motherhood is teaming up with Rice Krispies to host a Twitter party to dish about simple, nutritious foods for kids. We’ll be joined by special guest Dr. Laura Jana—a pediatrician and award-winning author who will share advice about choosing simple, gentle foods for young kids.
Join the conversation to win prizes and learn how you can make simple, gentle food choices for your children!
When: Wednesday, September 25 at 12 pm ET (the party will last one hour)
Where: We’ll be on Twitter – follow the #EasytoDigest hashtag to track the conversation. You can see the details and RSVP via this Twtvite: http://twtvite.com/
Prizes: We will be giving away five Rice Krispies prize packages including Rice Krispies cereal, a bowl, a placemat, a bib and a VISA gift card!