Support you in school. The teacher can help talking in class about good dietary practices or favoring new physical activities in class. Remember that the intervention should be comprehensive. Take it to an extracurricular activity. There has been participating in an extracurricular activity most 2 days a week, not only promotes your health that promotes integration with other children his age. This procurement activity is motivating for your small, may be swimming, football, dance, music, etc. There are options for all tastes and budgets.
Avoid temptations. If your refrigerator and pantry are full of junk food is most likely that your children consume it, it seeks to have on hand healthy things to When you have cravings. Small achievements make the difference, motivates your child through simple and concrete goals so that you can reach them weekly and thus observe their achievements in the short term. One week you can put as goal a ride to the park or you can play a week of fruits. It seeks to reward your child with stimuli that are not edible as a movie that you like or go somewhere preferred by him. It is easier to change power and behavior of physical activity that look at the goals of weight control in children. Your child will be more motivating to see that you can play football with friends or a ride in cart to see how many kilograms fell in the week. It works with body image and self-esteem in your child.
Recognize their strengths and skills, and talk with him respect to as perceives himself, mentions that everyone that we like and things that we don’t like of ourselves, if you share with him some thing that you don’t like it you can promote that talk more in this regard. Stories as Dumbo or the ugly duckling or the Kun fu Panda film can help. Avoid derogatory nicknames as chubby or cacheton, they can reinforce a negative self-image. Finally, it is important to note that childhood obesity is a matter of health and not a purely aesthetic matter, so as parents, educators and specialists in children we must assume the responsibility to prevent and address this issue in a timely manner. Referencia:speaker, w., Ward-Begnoche, w. Overweight youth: Changing behaviors that are barriers to health.