Displaying items by tag: Healthy Kids

Nighttime Parenting

Fostering Healthful Sleep

by STEPHANIE DODD

Nighttime Parenting

Parents frequently awakened by a child’s interrupted slumber typically are torn between the need to care for their own health and that of their child. The goal is to meet everyone’s needs, so that adequate adult sleep doesn’t feel like child neglect. Solutions are feasible if the parent is...

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Mindful Minutes for Little Ones

Yoga Helps Kids Focus and Relax

by JULIANNE HALE

Yoga Helps Kids Focus and Relax

American kids’ school, after-school and weekend schedules now rival the hectic pace of their multitasking parents. Like their adult counterparts, youngsters need time to decompress from the pressures of life and be present in their own skin, and yoga provides...

Treating Autism Naturally

Plus Strategies for Prevention

by MEREDITH MONTGOMERY

Plus Strategies for Prevention

In The Autism Revolution, Pediatric Neurologist and Neuroscientist Martha Herbert approaches autism as a whole-body condition that can improve, rather than be a static, lifelong genetic brain disorder...

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Generous Pint-Sized Givers

Teaching Kids How to Care and Share

by Jennifer Jacobson

Teaching Kids How to Care and Share

Among a parent’s greatest rewards is seeing their children grow up to be productive, contributing members of society, including knowing how to give back and enrich the communities in which they live. Children can start participating in the giving process as toddlers. Having them observe regular charitable acts can...

Heart Issues Face the UnbornIn a large study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers from participating universities found mothers that take antidepressant drugs during pregnancy face the risk of ...

 

What’s Your Child’s EQ?

Six Ways to Raise Emotional Intelligence

by TEAL SWAN

Six Ways to Raise Emotional Intelligence

Much of our identity is shaped in childhood by key events and the emotions and perspectives we associate with them.

All Emotions Count
Emotional intelligence, sometimes referred to as EQ, is often...

Early Puberty

The New Normal?

by KATHLEEN BARNES

The New Normal?

Many American girls today are experiencing budding breasts and pubic hair before they are 7 years old, according to the government’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The threshold age has been steadily falling for decades, with the most dramatic decrease between ...

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Whole Child Sports

Free Play Earns the Winning Score

by LUIS FERNANDO LLOSA

Free Play Earns the Winning Score

Many parents concerned that their children are getting engulfed by social media often turn to sports to spark physical activity. They scramble to...

Constipated Kids Helped by Tummy MassageNatural Relief for Kids...

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Enlightened Parenting

Tips for Raising Confident and Loving Kids

by MEREDITH MONTGOMERY

Tips for Raising Confident and Loving Kids

Fueled by unconditional love, parenting with presence embraces all potential connections between parents and their...

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