So often as a mom I find myself over-working, getting stretched too thin, and wearing myself physically and mentally. After all, I am only one person and a mom just can’t do everything all of the time. One of my little goals for this year is to engage my children with participating in helping me more with simple tasks around the house. They are getting old enough that I think they need to have a tad bit more chores to teach them responsibility and to help them learn and grow as individuals.
(3.) Set on a time for the race. Two minutes worked pretty well for us, and I let them do it twice. It was long enough to engage them and make them want to work quick, but not so short as to frustrate them if they didn’t get very far.
- Kellogg’s Special K Cereal
- Dried Fruit
- Celery sticks
- Whole Grain Crackers
- Graham Crackers
- Cheese Slices
- Pick out a family game to play
- Gets to stay up 15-30 minutes later one night (depending on the age)
- Winner gets to choose their favorite breakfast cereal for the family breakfast
- Gets to go shopping with mom (or dad!) to help pick out the snacks for the next week.
Kellogg’s® believes that From Great Starts Come Great Things®. So we’re helping Moms start every day with a tip from the top athletes of Team Kellogg’s™ and Team USA dietitians. The thirty days leading up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will each feature fun pieces of advice to help families fuel just like the athletes of Team Kellogg’s. To see all 30 tips, visit Kelloggs.com/GreatStartsTips.