Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
One thing I’ve been doing lately before we go to the grocery store is talking with my son about healthier food options. We’ll discuss what we might be in the mood for and come up with a general menu. As we go through the store, we’ll talk about organic options and seek those out first. We have found over the past few years that having organic foods does make a real difference in how we feel so we try to buy organic as much as possible. My son likes to help pick out fruits and vegetables and he keeps the grocery list as well (he says he enjoys crossing items off the list as we go along). We’ve even discussed ways to recycle bags as a result of our Earth Day lessons. Incorporating educational elements in everyday scenarios is a great way to expand learning.
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