Teaching kids healthy eating habits can be one of the toughest challenges you face in your career as a nanny. Junk food is everywhere you turn, and a lot of it is marketed specifically to kids. But parents will still want their children to develop healthy eating habits. So what do you do? How do you make nutrition fun?
This week we spoke with Danielle Shea Tan, a certified family health coach and former nanny who helps families learn about fun and healthy options. She emphasized the importance of leading by example and of making healthy snack options readily available. She also shared some of her favorite snack ideas that leaves everyone very satisfied.
About the Author Danielle Shea Tan, founder of Healthy Mamas for Happy Families, is a certified health coach who helps busy moms, caregivers and their families nurture healthy habits. Danielle is on a mission to change what parents and caregivers believe about their families’ day-to-day ills—from stomach aches to fatigue, inability to concentrate to constipation. While most parents grasp for answers to these questions, Danielle believes that the majority of these issues can be solved FOREVER through small tweaks to diet and lifestyle. Her goal is to set families up for healthy futures where they feel great.