Parks and cul-de-sacs used to be filled with children jumping rope, playing tag and enjoying the last few hours of waning sunlight before being forcibly hauled inside for dinner. But thanks to technology, kids are spending more time inside staring at screens – a habit which has contributed to a staggering increase in childhood obesity.
In 2008, more than one-third of children and adolescents were considered overweight. Want to keep your kids from becoming part of this statistic? Get ‘em off the couch!
Here are some tips for encouraging your children to get active: