With our busy family life, we’re always being pulled in different directions. From work responsibilities, to spousal commitments and raising our kids, balancing it all can be difficult. Regardless of what you need to get done, your kids need to get the best of what you can provide. Whether your morning schedules are synced or scattered, providing your kids with breakfast is the best way to keep them on a healthy life track.
Mornings can be very busy for families. Getting the kids ready for school, while getting ready for work can be very challenging. So challenging that breakfast is often either missed or treated in family fast food versions with a quick donut, bagel, or to-go cereal.
Benefits of Breakfast
Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day for many reasons. Food is fuel and if we aren’t fueling our kids first thing in the morning, their day becomes much tougher than it needs to be. Here are a few helpful reasons to consider including healthy food in your family’s breakfast meals:
Most breakfast benefits lead to greater health and better performance in school. Those are things all parents should be on board for.
Ways to Fit Breakfast In the Schedule
As busy as you are, your kids are just as busy. Here are some great ways to help fit breakfast into your kids busy life:
Great Breakfast Ideas
On the flip side, kids tend to dislike a lot of traditional breakfast foods unless they are sugary or salty. And traditional food such as eggs and muffins tend to get boring quickly. Here are some tips to keep your kids excited about the kitchen table every morning:
With a new outlook on breakfast, your kids will be eager to wake up every morning and see what new surprise is waiting for them. Get them involved, keep them healthy and keep them focused on school and they’ll appreciate your efforts every step of the way.