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How to Prevent Obesity in Children

How to Prevent Obesity in Children

Obesity in children remains a significant issue because it affects the emotional, mental and physical health of these young individuals. Examples of challenges your child may encounter if he is obese include stressed joints, Type 2 diabetes, heart ailments and low self esteem. Prevention of child obesity, among other weight issues children may face, can [...]

How to Prevent Childhood Asthma Attacks

How to Prevent Childhood Asthma Attacks

Asthma, a chronic lung ailment, has emerged as one of the most common chronic illnesses a child can suffer. Every parent with a child suffering from the ailment must become familiar with asthma attacks. When something triggers the child’s asthma, you must know how to respond to stop the child from having difficulty in breathing [...]

How to Plan Your Child’s Diet to Prevent Obesity

How to Plan Your Child’s Diet to Prevent Obesity

Type 2 diabetes occurs most often in obese children. As such, parents have grown concerned about their children’s diets because not all diet plans apply to them. In these classes, they may fail to include certain food groups in diet plans, thereby eliminating nutrients vital to the development of the child from everyday food choices. [...]

How to Help in the Prevention of Childhood Obesity

How to Help in the Prevention of Childhood Obesity

Child obesity refers to the state wherein a child’s body contains excess fat that ultimately affects the well-being and health of the child. A child numbers among his obese peers when his weight measures much higher more than it should for his height. Child obesity causes concern for parents since this condition will eventually lead [...]

How to Choose Healthy Snacks for Child Obesity Prevention

How to Choose Healthy Snacks for Child Obesity Prevention

The abundance of snacks that contain much sugar, salt, and fat result in health issues among children. Today kids suffer from obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. Many have raised concern about the kinds of snacks children consume regularly because these in-between-meals have become such an integral part of their diet. A good choice of [...]

How to Bond with Your Child

How to Bond with Your Child

The emotional attachment between parent and baby is known as bonding. Bonding is a gradual and ongoing process that sometimes starts before birth, or often at the time of birth, but for most parents is a longer process. A newborn baby is biologically programmed to interact with her parents; she is born with a number [...]

How to Plan a Date with Your Child

How to Plan a Date with Your Child

When was the last time you and your child had a special day together? Just the two of you? Not just five minutes together before bedtime but an entire day, or at minimum, an entire afternoon or eve­ning. Not a time spent doing something routine but a time of doing something special. Four times a [...]

How to Get Homework Done When Your Child Has ADHD

How to Get Homework Done When Your Child Has ADHD

Because homework can be such a nightmare for pupils with ADHD, parents may appreciate some general advice on how best to support their child. Suggest that they try some of the following ideas: Set a daily routine with clearly understood (and written down) times for starting homework, break-times and finishing time. Use a timer or [...]

How to Deal with a Child with Persistent Slow Rate of Learning

How to Deal with a Child with Persistent Slow Rate of Learning

If the child’s learning rate remains slow despite appropriate teaching, the situation should be reassessed. It is important to give this feedback to the parents and/or the child’s physician so that a medical reassessment can take place at regular monitoring reviews. The child’s hearing and vision might need to be checked by a specialist or [...]