We know as busy mums our own needs tend to fall to the bottom of the priority list especially when it comes to breakfast. We are always in rush trying to get the kids organised and our the door and in the rush, we tend to end up skipping breakfast.
A 2016 survey The Healthy Mummy ran with Bub Hub found that more than 50% of mums were skipping breakfast. Now given we are constantly told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day this statistic is alarming. So how can we change this and help time-poor mums eat breakfast?
Healthy Mummy Jodi Thurlow’s local daycare has this ingenious set up for all the parents dropping their kids off and we love it!
“For those parents who have time to feed everyone bar themselves before daycare drop-off…my children’s daycare centre has just set up a ‘parents station’ where they can grab a healthy breakfast & bottle of water upon drop-off, so kind, thoughtful & generous it makes my heart sing.”
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We all struggle on a day to day basis to get through the never-ending list of tasks on our to-do list and when a mini-meltdown or random crisis occurs things like preparing and eating a healthy breakfast tends to disappear off the list completely. This is how we tend to end up skipping breakfast!
But with so many simple, budget-friendly and tasty breakfast recipes available you can do some meal prepping and stock-up on some healthy breakfasts that you can then just grab (defrost or reheat where needed) and go when needed.
Keep it simple sweetheart (K.I.S.S.) is a message that can be translated into so many of life’s tasks so why not use it when it comes to avoiding skipping breakfast?
Grab a piece of fruit out of the fruit bowl, grab a piece of toast and put a splash of butter on it, or grab a tasty, healthy muffin with your morning coffee.
Eating breakfast shouldn’t be and doesn’t have to be a chore that you dread to have to check off your list. If you start small and simple you will get into the habit of eating something and your body won’t let you get away without having something.
She says, “The first thing I did was make an effort with my breakfast.
“I saw all the ladies on the Healthy Mummy Facebook Support Groups sharing their pics of the yummy breakfast recipes from the Challenge hub, and I couldn’t wait to make mine.
“I knew it would boost my metabolism, and stop me feeling so hungry all of the time.”
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