I always think it must be pretty cool to be a toddler in 2015.
Just think about it – you get to spend your weeks playing with your friends, troche being entertained by various singing and dancing adults, getting taken to really cool places like working farms and swimming pools and you don’t have to worry about Council Tax or how many miles to the gallon your car is doing.
Which is probably why, at the age of two, Hux is one of the happiest people I know. He’s never once mentioned carbon emissions to me and his favourite object in the whole world is a tambourine.
SMA® Nutrition are as interested in the changing lives of toddlers as I am and so they commissioned research of 1,000 mums of toddlers (aged 1-3 years) across the British Isles. From travel, tech, food and exercise they wanted to see just how our nation’s toddlers are living.
Their research found that 90% of mums eat out with their toddler at least once a month – with 26% eating out with them once a week (this is me!). 64% feed their toddler sweet potato, 35% couscous or quinoa and 28% avocado – we eat all these things in our house but let me tell you I would not recommend homemade gluten free gnocchi…
The research also discovered that today’s society is more technologically advanced than it was twenty years ago which is seen in toddlers; nearly half surveyed are given iPads, tablets or mobile phones to play with and the same number being able to unlock these devices on their own.
To complement their research SMA® Nutrition have asked me to keep a diary of what Hux gets up to in a typical week – where we go, how we play, what we eat, what we see. With our lives being so busy sometimes I’m excited to take part; the project’s really making me think about the choices of activities and food we make on a day-to-day basis.
Come back in a few days to see what a week in the life of Hux is like!
Thank-you SMA for working with MTT :)