Are We Ready To Change Ourselves For The Future Of Our Children?

Propelled by

Aditya Birla Health Insurance

December 4th, 2017

Aditya Birla

The first education that a child receives is at home.

Kids spend a substantial amount of their time in school, however, the education they receive holds value only when echoed at home. At a young age, children grasp the smallest of things and as the first role models, parents’ impact in their lives is immeasurable. It is said that kids are a shadow of their parents, which is, in fact, true to the core.

When parents smoke in front of their wards, they pick up the unhealthy habit. The same goes for eating junk food, consuming excessive alcohol and sweets.

Numerous kids, especially teenagers, may adopt unhealthy habits of their parents. This has a trickle-down effect on all our future generations.

What message are we sending when the thing we love the most apart from our children is an unhealthy obsession?

With its #ChangeYourLove campaign, Aditya Birla Health Insurance has started an important discourse around this issue – urging parents to change the love they have for unhealthy habits to those that will benefit their kids.

In this video, Aditya Birla Health Insurance reached out to five children who gifted their parents’ things that are their favourites other than the kids. To the parents’ surprise, the gifts were cigarettes, junk food, a big wine glass, aerated drinks and sweets. The children wanted to encourage their parents to give up unhealthy habits that might lead to cancer, heart problems and diabetes.

The kids’ appeal hit the right chords and the parents agreed to lead healthier lifestyles. But isn’t this something we ought to learn on our own. It is simple – if parents have unhealthy habits, how can children lead healthy lifestyles?

#ChangeYourLove for unhealthy habits before they become something your kids love too.

With #MySocialResponsibility, we aim to bring you more inspiring stories of individuals and organisations across the globe. If you also know about any changemakers, share their story at [email protected] and we'll spread the word.

Share your thoughts..

Propelled by


This Women’s Day Spread The Message Of Equality

Related Stories

What Happens When Children Are Asked To Behave Like Their Parents?

#GiveKidsSpace – How A Twitter Campaign Reminded Us To Rethink Children’s Safety

My Story: My Teacher Had Called My Parents To Talk About How Different I Was From Other Classmates

My Story

My Story: Today, No One Knows Who Stays Next Door. Somewhere We Have Lost The Human Touch

This Holiday Season, Let Us Change The Trend For The Kids

Junk Food Schools

My Story: 52 Months Of Legal Battle, 33 Court Hearings For Junk Food Free Schools

Latest on The Logical Indian


Arizona: Self Driving Uber Kills Pedestrian; Company Suspends Testing In Four Locations


Families Of 39 Killed In Iraq Found About The Deaths On TV, Question Swaraj On False Hopes


Gujarat: 11-Year-Old Rape Victim Gives Birth To Child With Paralysis, Struggling To Survive


Cheaper American Chicken Legs Soon To Enter Indian Market & Strip 40% Profits Of Poultry Industry


Rajasthan: Visually Impaired Man Knocked On Govt’s Door For Five Years To Get A Road Built In His Village


Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies; Subspecies Now Survived Only By 2 Female White Rhinos