As the parent of a wee one, you might have a love-hate relationship with technology. On the one hand the convenience of your smartphone is undeniable, but at the same time you want to limit screen time for your child. Maybe you already have a bunch of apps on your phone to keep your rugrat entertained while you wait for takeout or at the doctor’s office, but there are a few essential tools every parent of a little one should be armed with.
Your preschooler is growing by leaps and bounds, both physically and mentally. It’s your job to make sure he’s got enough nutrient-rich calories in his body that will help him keep up on the playground. Of course that can be easier said than done, as this age group is famous for fickle eating habits. Recommended daily calorie intake depends on your child’s age, size, and gender, but most preschoolers require between 1,000 to 1,600 calories a day. We’ve got a few tips to help you build healthy eating habits in your preschooler.