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.
Ensures that activity is to be motivating for your small, may be swimming, football, dance, music, etc. There are options for all tastes and budgets. Small achievements make the difference, motivates your child through simple and concrete goals so that you can reach them weekly and so note their achievements in the short term. One week 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. Recognizes their strengths and skills, and talk with your son regard 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 more talk on the matter. Stories like 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 in a timely manner this theme. Lic. Myriam de Luna Jimenez Myriam has a degree in psychology from the Universidad Iberoamericana, with training in psychotherapy of the game at the Mexican Association of psychotherapy, gaming, as well as a diploma in intervention techniques in speech and language from the University of the Americas problems. He is a member of massage child REMI network, certified by the International Flautistas of Infant Massage (IAIM) formed as an educator in infant massage. He currently works as a child psychotherapist.