Is It True That Traumas Faced During Childhood Shape A Child’s Future?

Moms – Tonya Cotto

The effects of trauma can last a lifetime. Emotional or physical abuse, in addition to injury or death, can shape a child well into their future. In the US, over 3 million children experience maltreatment each year. However, violence is not the only trauma that can affect our children. Loss of a loved one, not feeling heard or loved, or even poor treatment by a caregiver can leave a child wounded. Childhood trauma is a silent epidemic that may affect your child’s future. So, let explore how traumas faced during childhood shape a child’s future.

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Top tips to get your fussy child eating more fruit and vegetables

Belfast Live – Sheena McStravick

Many parents know all too well the struggle at mealtimes if you have a fussy eater at the table. The endless moans and groans and the constant overwhelming feeling of so much uneaten food going to waste. But fear not help is at hand. Norland Nanny and Maternity Nurse Louenna Hood who has worked with some high profile families has given her top tips on how to get a fussy eater back on track and eating more fruit and vegetables.

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Study finds parents can help kids eat healthier by knowing their own sense of self-control

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

Young children naturally like sugar and salt in food and develop food preferences based on what their parents serve them, but new research suggests that how parents view self-regulation also is a contributing factor. Food systems with calorie-dense and nutrient-poor meal offerings are a major factor contributing to global obesity and are a major challenge to parents of young children, notes study lead author T. Bettina Cornwell, Phillip H. Knight Chair and head of the Department of Marketing in the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business.