What are your #TermTimeEssentials for happy kids? #ad

happy-hydration

For happy and healthy kids, just add water.

Like flowers, children flourish when they’re properly hydrated and tend to wilt and fade when they’re not. But as many of us know, getting kids to drink their recommended daily intake of H2O isn’t always that simple.

BritMums recently teamed with Highland Spring to talk about#TermTimeEssentials and the importance of hydration for kids.

We asked BritMums bloggers, for their tips for getting their kids to drink up.

We loved My Fussy Eater’s suggestion of using bright cups and silly straws to make drinking water more enticing. Mummy Mishaps‘s trick of using fun Lego-shaped ice cubes to brighten up the hydration experience was spot-on too.

North East Family Fun made us laugh out loud with her cute and novel way to prompt her kids to take their water bottles out of their school bags every day by writing a joke on the side. Genius!

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Everyone agreed that the key to keeping children hydrated is to make drinking water part of their daily routine. Oh So Amelia wisely suggests always keeping a bottle or two of water with a sports cap in the car for emergencies. And perhaps the most sage advice came from Lilinha Angel’s World – to be a role model and lead by example.

See their posts in full below:

As you can see, staying hydrated is easy and it’s even nicer when you know that the natural water in Highland Spring comes from Scotland’s beautiful Ochil Hills.

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What are your best tips for drinking more water? Let us know in the comments.

BritMums is working with Highland Spring in a paid relationship to promote the #TermTimeEssentials campaign about the importance of hydration to kids. Do visit http://highlandspringmagazine.com for more advice and tips.

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About Nadine Hill

Nadine is a busy mum (“Is there any other kind?!”) who writes the award winning family lifestyle blog, JuggleMum and self help blog Love Yourself Slim. Working from home at a portfolio career which also includes being the Editor at BritMums, running a small business and spreading herself all over social media, she has everything under control but still feels like she's hanging on by her Gelish covered fingernails! Self employed for 12 years she's been around the freelancing block a few times, so she created a YouTube playlist called The Businessmum Interviews to have a nosey at how other work-at-home parents are doing it. Watch and see - it's a juggling act for everyone! Immensly grateful to be doing what she loves, Nadine's most important job is 'Mum' to her teen and tween who keep her up to date with Snapchat, Minecraft and how to do 'brows on fleek'. You can find Nadine on Twitter and Instagram as @Businessmum and @JuggleMumBlog.

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