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5 Benefits Of Family Dinners For Langley Kids

   Posted by: Phil   in Child Health

Richmond Kids Health

Langley parents have to juggle schedules in order to help their kids use their time to do things that will help them be healthy and successful. Prioritizing is the name of the game for most Richmond, Delta and Surrey families. With all this competition for your child’s time, don’t discount the powerful benefits from simple family rituals such as family meal time.

Studies have shown that kids who have frequent family dinners gain the following benefits:

1. Their grades improve

2. The meals they eat are healthier

3. They are less likely to try cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana

4. They enjoy an increase in family communication

5. These children are less likely to suffer from childhood obesity

If your family dinners are less frequent than you would like them to be, here are some tips. Start by setting a small goal, like sitting down for dinner twice a week, and then add days on after that. Next, involve the kids by letting them help plan and prepare the meals and set the table. Lastly, always make mealtime a technology-free zone: no TV or phones allowed!

And remember, even if you’re in a rush and have to pick up dinner at a local Richmond, Surrey, and Langley restaurant, take the time to sit down together to eat. Your family will still enjoy many of these benefits.

My name is Phil Hoskins and I want to help Delta families to raise healthy, happy kids. I am the owner of my own Vancouver area home business that sells Peanut Butter Cups. If you are interested in learning more, visit my web site at http://philhoskins.com/more-about-xocai or give me a call at 604.943.8598. We can discuss various issues regarding kids health in Richmond.

Thank you for visiting the Vancouver Children’s Health Blog!

The following online article was used as source material for this blog:
Jeanie Lerche Davis, “Family Dinners Are Important,” WebMD, http://children.webmd.com/guide/family-dinners-are-important, accessed on Apr. 24, 2013

Join Xocai today!

I am Phil Hoskins, and I am a Delta-based Xocai artisan chocolate distributor. I joined Xocai in March 2008. I sell the industry-leading Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage and Peanut Butter Cups online and in Delta, Richmond, Surrey, and Langley. Our valued Vancouver customers recommend Peanut Butter Cups because Peanut Butter Cups ‘allows me the freedom of running my own business and help others in the process.

Xocai is also a fantastic Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage home-based business in the Vancouver area. BC entrepreneurs can supplement their income by cashing in on a high-demand BC healthy artisan chocolate market. To learn more about Xocai, visit http://philhoskins.com/more-about-xocai.

Call me at 604.943.8598 to own your own Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage business in Delta, Richmond, Surrey, or Langley.

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