You are your child’s best advocate. Learn as much as you can about ADHD and how it affects your child at home, in school, and in social situations. If your child has shown symptoms of ADHD from an early age and has been evaluated, diagnosed, and treated with either behavior modification, medication, or a combination of […]
You are your child’s best advocate. Learn as much as you can about ADHD and how ...
While childhood and adult obesity are getting more attention lately, it’s easy to forget that ...
Sources say that nearly half of all children have tooth decay before entering Kindergarten. While ...
In some ways, the Internet is safer than socializing in “real life” – rather than ...
While childhood and adult obesity are getting more attention lately, it’s easy to forget that teens are also at risk. It’s not just about body image; being overweight may make teens vulnerable to health problems in later life. According to the Center for Disease Control, overweight teens are at a greater risk for sleep apnea, […]
Sources say that nearly half of all children have tooth decay before entering Kindergarten. While it may be tempting to think baby teeth are no big deal, they can in fact become so decayed that crowns or caps are needed. This is particularly true if the child is on the younger side of toodlerhood (i.e. […]
In some ways, the Internet is safer than socializing in “real life” – rather than being out in the world, your teen is camped out in front of the computer in your home. But the Internet also poses certain dangers. Teens’ personal information can be obtained and their identities stolen, or they may become victims […]
High school cafeterias are notorious for offering food that is less than healthy. If your teen is getting sick of hamburgers and pizza for lunch during the week, it’s time to brown bag it. Here are five healthy tips that your teen can incorporate into their lunch box. 1. Encourage your teen to pack foods […]
When a child is having behavior problems at school, the earlier a workable solution is developed and implemented, the better. When poorly handled or ignored, behavior problems can quickly escalate into a much bigger problem. The first step is meeting with your child’s teacher to fully understand what the behavior is all about. Ask questions […]
For any parent, nothing is more exciting than seeing a child with a keen interest in learning more about the world. Most small children go through a period of curiosity and questioning, and you need to show your child that this is a very healthy way to live. When your child questions everything and takes […]
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