Help Your Kids Have a Healthy Body Image

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Poor body image causes low self-confidence, broken relationships due to insecurity, dangerous eating disorders and grave medical concerns. Therefore, it is important for children to have a healthy concept of their bodies. Below are some guidelines on how to help your kids value their physical appearance: Be Informed Parents with the right knowledge can improve their child’s body image. The first thing a parent […]

Children’s Milestones to Celebrate

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Children grow up with a good sense of who they are and what they should grow up to become when they feel that their parents want them and love them unconditionally. One way to express love for a child is to celebrate key milestones in his life. For parents of all ages, here are four significant yet often neglected events in your children’s lives […]

Tips Toward Trimmer Kids

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Only sumo wrestlers desire to be obese. The rest of us would never long to weigh more than we should. Thus, parents who wish only the best for their kids, want a normal weight for them. To help your children achieve and maintain a healthy weight and be trimmer kids, keep in mind the following points: Start Early Starting early means taking care of […]

When Your Child Starts Dating

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Dating is one of the most exciting and enjoyable activities on earth. However, images of teenage parenthood, delayed dreams, and unplanned teenage pregnancy make parents dread the day their child starts dating. If you are at loss of what to do when romantic notions start to occupy your child’s mind, you can go with these tips: Talk about sex. Dating paves the way to […]

Maximizing Help from Your Child’s Guidance Counselor

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One of the most neglected personalities in the school is the Guidance Counselor. If she is not ignored, her role in the academe is often misconstrued. She is often only thought of as the last resort for unruly and delinquent children. However, the Guidance Counselor can provide services not only for students who display irresponsible behavior but also for those who conduct themselves well […]

Why Chicken Eggs Are Making a Comeback

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After gaining bad reputation in the past recent years, chicken eggs are starting to make a comeback in the diet of our more health conscious population. There are good reasons for this. Cholesterol found in chicken eggs is less than the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for adults. The maximum RDA for cholesterol for adults is 300 mg per day. Eggs contain only 200-220 mg1. […]

A More Understanding World for People with ADHD

Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD has been studied only in the 20th century. Prior to this, a hyperactive, inattentive and impulsive child with reading problems, would be labelled as “feeble-minded”. The following are the differences in perspectives toward children with ADHD during the 19th Century and 21st Century. Cause and nature of ADHD During the 19th century, a child possessing the characteristics of a […]

5 Ways To Maximize The Benefits Of Sleep

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What indispensable necessity for a high-quality of life do you easily deprive yourself of? If you answered sleep, you got it right. Getting enough quality sleep allows you to be more energetic, creative, alert, composed and sensible in an entire day. It is during your slumber that repair and maintenance occur within your body, bracing you for the daily tasks that await your attention. […]