Archive for 'Early School'
The connection between family mealtime and preventing obesity. Curbing Obesity The alarm bells have rung; today’s children are becoming increasingly overweight. Our children’s eating habits are leading to a tremendous increase in type 2 diabetes and [...]
Recent studies suggest that by exercising now, children will enjoy health benefits that last well into their senior years. According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM), children who regularly exercise in childhood are [...]
The importance of teaching our kids to respect others. Teaching Respect Most parents would agree that the last thing they want to do is raise a child who harasses and bullies others. And the best way [...]
When should we start instilling values in our children? Values and Irony One of the most important things we can instill in our child is a sense of our values. And while this is something we [...]
If your child has trouble breathing or gets hives after eating, then she may have a life threatening food allergy. In children, particularly young ones, intolerance to certain foods is fairly common. But actual food allergies, [...]
Why our children’s body weight can sometimes fluctuate. Development and Weight Changes When it comes to a child’s weight, the fact is there’s often little a child can do about shedding or gaining a few extra [...]
Does your child suffer from growing pains? Growing Pains For children between the ages of three and ten, growing pains are a relatively common occurrence. Generally kids with growing pains find both of their legs aching, [...]
Negative sibling relationship are strongly linked to aggressive, anti-social behavior and even delinquency and substance abuse later in life, according to research out of the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development. However, improving [...]
Hearing swear words coming from your child’s mouth can be upsetting. More astonishing may be that those first swear words your young child utters were learned on the home front. It can be a shocking moment [...]
Hitting the right note. Finding the best music lesson for your child. Music Lessons Music benefits children on many levels, from academic to artistic. Most important however, is that music can be a lot of fun [...]
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