Mother’s day is right around the corner and people are planning ways to celebrate with their mom. The most traditional ways to celebrate with mom is to take her out to dinner, buy her a card and flowers as well. But you could celebrate mom’s day in a different way, by following some of her advice that she instilled in you since you were a child. Moms love to protect their young and always seem to have to great advice to give to their children. Some of mom advice included, eating your vegetables, going outside to play, and try and look both ways before crossing the street.
When you mom encouraged or in some cases demanded you to eat your vegetables, I am sure she was not trying to punish you but try and get you to eat healthier. However, as a child you chose to eat what tasted the best and that was usually candy and sweets. But mom was right; she needed to encourage you to eat right because it is easier to maintain life style habits then to create new ones. Adults today are suffering because of poor eating habits with sometimes dire results from illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes. So now is your chance to honor your mom by trying to eat more vegetables and even fruit. Studies have shown that eating more vegetables and fruits can help a person maintain a more stable weight.
When you mom told you as a child to go outside and play, of course she may have wanted some peace in the house. Every mom appreciated a little quietness in her home from time to time. But the reality is that she knew that as a growing boy or girl exercise is very important for your health. Years ago this was easier to do because there less electronic gadgets to keep you grounded inside your home. So another way to honor your mom is put down those smart phone, I pads and computer to get outside more and play like your life depended on it, or in this case exercise. Mom was right on this one as studies have shown that more outdoor activities can help improve your health and build endurance.
Now when your mom told you to look both ways before crossing the street, you probably thought she was nagging and being over cautious. But the truth is almost everyone that drives a car or truck always seems to be in a hurry. Even with cars that can practically stop themselves everyone is at risk for getting hit by a car if we do not look both ways when crossing the street. Add to the fact that more and more vehicles are on the road than ever before, it is more imperative that we always look both ways before we cross the street. Do not always assume that a car or truck driver will stop; they may not see you and then you become another statistic. For more information please contact the writer through dadsonpowermode.com, and enjoy your day mom.