I like crisps. I am 39 years old and I like all sorts of crisps. Doritos, Skips, Monster Munch, I rarely meet a crisp I do not like. I am an adult, (allegedly) I know that too much of something can be bad for you. Apart from shoes, anyone tells you that there is such a thing as too many shoes, cut those people out of your life. No-one needs that kind of negativity in their world.
The WORST thing that you can do to me, as an adult, is tell me that I CANNOT eat something, and yet, my darling daughter's school has decided in their wisdom to BAN CRISPS from their lunch box.
That right, the way to promote a healthy lifestyle in children from a young age is to ban them from having them.
Now I don't know about you, but I don't want children to think that any food is BAD and that you are not allowed it. Why can they not learn about moderation instead? Crisps are not bad for you. Eating 7 packs of Doritos for dinner COULD be bad for you if you did it all the time, but it has been known for me to do such a thing. If you BAN crisps altogether, aren't you sending the wrong message to children?
The other argument is, that this will create a black market for crisps, there will be 8yr olds in the school playground in corners whispering, "Pssst, French Fries, Skips, you want them, I've got them...... For a price"
I am an adult, I am in charge of my daughters packed lunch box and I have yet to send her to school with just 3 packs of crisps and a can of coke for lunch.
Whatever happened to commen sense? Why not, instead of banning crisps, talk about alternatives, challenge children to create a lunchbox without crisps at least 3 times a week. If you ban something, you only make it more exciting, am I right?
What are your thoughts on this ban?
I would love your thoughts.
Big Fashionista X X X