Okay, now that the mushy good-feeling part of this post is over with (thank deity of your choice), I want to talk about Happy Meals. HM's, as I like to call them (I just don't want to write Happy Meal over and over again), are a part of childhood. A right of passage so to speak.
According to Michelle Obama, these meals are making kids fat. Scratch that. The TOYS are making kids fat.
Excuse me? A HM toy is the cause of child obesity in this country?
What about the healthy side options?
But Kara, kids won't choose the apples over the fries!
Aren't you the parent? Don't you have the authority to make that decision for your child? If you ask your child if they want fish sticks or grilled chicken they will choose the fish sticks.
Unless you teach your child that they should eat the grilled chicken.
Or tell them that they can have a HM but they have to have the apples as the side.
Here's an idea:
Why not put educational toys in the HMs? Shouldn't we be concerned about this country's rising level of
You are the parent. Choose the apples for your kid. Buy them a book. Stop letting them crumble Cheerios into the carpet of my section.
Okay that last one is more of a personal thing.