Archive for 'Tween'
Is after school snacking a bad idea? After School Snacks Does your kid raid the cupboard or fridge the moment school is over? After school snacking is a must for most kids, and as long as [...]
Hold the beef. A look at children and vegetarian diets. Vegetarian Diets If your family, or even just one of your children is opting to become a vegetarian, you may feel a little confused and concerned [...]
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 [...]
What teens want to her from parents when it comes to those big talks. Tweens and Values During the teen and tween years there a lot of information we want to make sure our kids have. [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
A look at when your child’s brain is fully developed. Brain and Development Science is learning more and more about human brain development. One thing that’s become clear is that brains continue to develop until at [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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