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How to cut back on your child’s sugar intake

If you’re anything like me, the holiday season is stressful…for a lot of reasons. One thing that stresses me out every year is the sheer volume of sugar that abounds. We really try to be a low-sugar family. Now, I intentionally choose not to be militant about it, for fear that my rigidity pushes my children in the other direction…craving ALLLL the sweet things. But I do try hard to keep my kiddos’ sugar intake at a minimum. I truly believe it improves their moods, allows them better rest, and is simply healthier for their developing little bodies. This time of year, it feels like we have no sooner thrown away the last of our Halloween candy than all the chocolate Santas are flooding into our home. And I swear, the chocolate Santas are still lurking around when the Easter eggs invade a few months later. I can’t handle it.…