Moms – Samira Khan
Name-calling, a kid for being too “fat” or too “thin,” too “dark” or too “blonde,” too “short” or too “tall,” having a “funny smile” or “bad teeth,” wearing specs or bad “hair” is not something we should be encouraging our kids to do. Body shaming plays one of the major roles in destroying a child’s personality and mental health.
Read More: https://www.moms.com/effects-body-shaming-kids/
Moms – Jayme Kennedy
We all know how important it is to stay physically active. Exercise has so many benefits! It’s good for our physical health, obviously. But it’s also good for our mental and emotional health. Exercising and staying physical active isn’t about getting in shape or losing weight. It’s about our overall health and wellness. It’s also important for kids to stay active, as well!
Read More: https://www.moms.com/gently-encourage-teen-more-exercise/
The Galveston County Daily News – Dr. Sally Robinson
Common to all ages, healthy resolutions include getting more sleep, exercise, healthy food and less screen time. For resolutions to have a chance of being obtained they should be achievable, be shared and be age appropriate.
Read More: https://www.galvnews.com/health/free/article_d75038c3-7592-5063-905e-bab648b46c39.html
Medical X-Press – Carla K. Johnson
Parents now have an extra reason to say no to candy, cake and ice cream for young children. The first U.S. government dietary guidelines for infants and toddlers, released Tuesday, recommend feeding only breast milk for at least six months and no added sugar for children under age 2.
Read More: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-12-dietary-guidelines-candy-cake-kids.html
ADDitude – Sandy Newmark, M.D.
No treatment plan for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) is complete if it doesn’t harness the power of nutrition, exercise, and sleep to improve wellbeing. What we eat, our physical activity levels, and our sleep habits have tremendous effects on us – a fact that’s amplified for ADHD brains and bodies.
Read More: https://www.additudemag.com/natural-remedies-adhd-children-nutrition-exercise-sleep/