New Wellness Tool Brings Awareness of Healthy Living to Kids in Tangible Way

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Child Health News
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BURLINGTON, ON, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ - According to a recent report from the World Health Organization's Commission on Ending

Childhood Obesity, at least 41 million children age 5 and under are obese or overweight. At the top of the report's 6 main recommendations for governments to help curb this worldwide issue is to promote the intake of healthy foods and physical activity.
New business CoCompany's launch of the ThoughtFullBoard – a health and wellness tool designed to facilitate and encourage independent healthy decision-making in kids – will do just that.

Developed by Julie Cole, Co-Founder of Mabel's Labels and Joanne Corner, an NCCP Level 3 Professional Figure Skating Coach, the ThoughtFullBoard uses a team of experts' insights to help families focus on small acts of wellness to create a healthy lifestyle that will last a lifetime.

"Moms are tired of nagging their kids about making healthy choices, getting off their screens and taking responsibility," says Julie Cole, Co-Founder of CoCompany. "The ThoughtFullBoard is a tool designed for parents who aim to inspire independence while establishing healthy habits in their families."

The visual boards help children and parents track different categories of health and wellness throughout the day. Along with icons on the board, the tracking line and HeartStepper Magnets encourage you to track your progress and be aware of your health and wellness.

All products in the ThoughtFullBoard line are developed by a community of parents and experts, including Dr. Sharon Carson, Pediatrician and Sarah Remmer, Registered Dietician & Family Nutrition Expert, who are incredibly passionate about improving kids' wellness and creating positive lifelong habits.

"The boards are really gorgeous and functional, too – so they add beauty to your kitchen space while providing kids with the opportunity to manage their own good choices. Mom is happy with both the design and with kids creating good habits!" Julie Cole says.

To view the ThoughtFullBoard collection, please visit thoughtfullboard.com.

SOURCE ThoughtFullBoard



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