6 Holiday Eating Tips

Tip #6 - Bring Your Own Snacks

As a mom who travels a lot with her kids, I can tell you a few tricks for keeping everyone's eating habits in check. In our family, we bring our own snacks and buy healthy ones when we arrive at our destination. Often these include bottled water, juice boxes, cereals and fruit. I'm also a huge fan of the 100-calorie snack packs. You can also make your own mini-bags of goodies by pre-packing your treats in those Ziploc snack bags. Talk about portion control!

It's OK not to clean your plate. Your children learn by example, so teach them to do as you do, not just as you say. You can have a positive influence on so many people around you.

Don't wait until the New Year to change your ways. Do it now and have a happy holiday season!