Hydrating drinks for kids – easy and delicious!

Hydrating drinks for kids – easy and delicious!

Childhood is a time when habits such as staying well hydrated should be consolidated. Hydration is essential to prevent the signs of thirst from appearing, especially in the spring-summer season, or in hot environments. So it’s important to have a couple of hydrating drinks for children. Get them ready now!...

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When to worry if baby teeth don’t fall out, and can it be due to disease?

When to worry if baby teeth don’t fall out, and can it be due to disease?

Teeth are one of the main concerns of parents from the time babies’ first teeth appear. The first concern is that they come in on time, that they don’t hurt when they come out… and, as the child grows, that they don’t have cavities or that the permanent teeth come...

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What to look for when choosing a faith school

What to look for when choosing a faith school

An excellent education is the foundation to a rewarding career. It’s something that parents are well aware of, and because of that, they will often go out of their way to ensure their child is set up for success when it comes to their schooling. Part of that process will...

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Dark circles under the eyes of children: should we be concerned?

Dark circles under the eyes of children: should we be concerned?

Although they are rarely a cause for concern, it is necessary to understand why dark circles appear on children. The first thing to define is that they are produced by an alteration in the color of the skin located under the eyes or in the total contour of the eyes....

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How do you organize school time at home? What about recess?

How do you organize school time at home? What about recess?

For several weeks now, many millions of students have been forced to change their habits and adapt to new models of learning that were hitherto largely unknown to most. E-learning or distance education has been imposed at a fast pace in all homes with children and adolescents, becoming a routine...

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How to talk with kids about legal pot?

How to talk with kids about legal pot?

Most parents agree that marijuana should be off-limits to children and teenagers, but they want information and advice from trustworthy sources, a new study indicates. When Washington voters legalized marijuana in 2012, many parents found themselves with a new teachable moment. Though illegal for anyone under 21, the drug presented...

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Parenting when a spouse passes away

Parenting when a spouse passes away

The death of a spouse holds the number one spot on the Holmes-Rahe Life Stress Inventory, and if you are a parent, this loss can be even more dramatic. Parents logically wish to buffer children against pain and grief, but when a spouse dies, they also need to take care...

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Mother’s stress during the first year of the child’s life is a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy

Mother’s stress during the first year of the child’s life is a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy

Researchers were able to identify mother’s perceived stress during the first year of the child’s life as a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy. According to the study recently published in the BMC Public Health specialist magazine, researchers from the UFZ, the University of Bristol and the Berlin Institute...

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Bottle feeding infants is associated with left-handedness

Bottle feeding infants is associated with left-handedness

Bottle feeding may play role in whether kids are left-handed, according to a new study. The study finds that the prevalence of left-handedness is lower among breastfed infants as compared to bottle-fed infants. The researchers identified this finding in about 60,000 mother-infant pairs and they accounted for known risk factors...

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Why do not your children like math?

Why do not your children like math?

Characteristics related to openness, such as intellectual curiosity and confidence, may make children more adept at math and reading than characteristics that describe conscientiousness, such as diligence and perseverance, a new study shows. “Our findings provide additional knowledge on the complex set of skills that interact and give rise to...

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