Kids are stubborn ones. They rarely mind their parents, always run off, jabber all the time, and worst of all, they rarely eat properly. How do you solve this problem? How do you make sure a child has the balanced healthy diet enjoyed by their parents?
Anyone that knows me can tell you that I’m the definition of a fit parent. A healthy diet and lifestyle ensure that I will be around for the long haul for my little one. Luckily, children aim to be like their parents. Through providing a good example for your tot, you will complete the first step in promoting their health.
Compared to my diet, my child eats pretty well. She’s a big fan of cheese, toast, biscuits and gravy, french fries and green beans. One area where her diet lacks compared to mine is in the quantity of beer. She doesn’t drink any.
Introducing a child to beer is a tricky proposition. Rarely do they just dive right in. Your stouts and porters may be a bit too roasty and potent for their little growing bodies. Plus, at 30 pounds, a pint of 8% imperial porterand your child will be increasingly obnoxious and rude.
I suggest starting light. Sessionable beer will ensure parent and child have a nice afternoon at the pub. Also, lighter brews tend to be more effervescent, and we all know how much kids like bubbles. If they are still hesitant, try luring them in slowly. Letting them smell a nice hoppy IPA will draw them in with the sweet floral aromas. Follow this with a satisfying long drink, smack of the lips and a smile and your tike will be begging for a sip off of daddy’s pint.
Finally, make it fun. Beer is fun, so drinking beer with your kid should be just as entertaining. Beer pong is a great game for kids as they will enjoy the chance to make something splash. Also, watching sports together is a great way to bond over a team and teach life lessons. For advanced parents, this could transition into the next step which would be teaching your child of the nobility of gambling.
Follow my advice and in no time you’ll have the coolest kid on the block. Best of all, the increase in alcohol in their will slow their growth, meaning less trips to the store for clothes, and impair their learning abilities. Who has money to send a kid to college anyway? Here’s to your kid, CHEERS!