The discussion was with single mums on limited incomes. The topic was providing their kids’ with opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities. The consensus was just how difficult it can be to make it happen. The lack of participation by children from lower socio-economics was profound according to a study recently released by the University of South Australia’s Health and Use of Time Group.
The biggest issue mums say they face in feeding their kids has little to do with nutrition. Getting the right formulation of vitamins, fresh fruit, veggies and balance is one thing. More pressing at the dinner table is just getting kids to eat.