Medical X-Press – Diana Yates
A new study explored whether adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diet and physical activity had any relationship with toddlers’ ability to remember, plan, pay attention, shift between tasks and regulate their own thoughts and behavior, a suite of skills known as executive function.
Read More: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2022-09-physical-screen-linked-function-toddlers.html
Moms – Ashley Wehrli
If there is one thing moms everywhere know, it is that their children always seem to be hungry. There are moms all over the US, and likely the world, who complain about how often their children ask for snacks. The only break they seem to get is when their children are at school, and surprisingly seem to survive off limited food throughout the day.
Read More: https://www.moms.com/sweet-snacks-for-kids-craving-sugar-after-school/
Medscape – Eliza Partika
In recent years, schools cut back on arts and physical education to make way for more instructional time. All that work and no play may be making Jack and Jill, well, dull. But new research shows that exercise can make the brain sharper.
Read More: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/981004
Moms – Jessica Tucker
Kids with ADHD feel their emotions in a bigger way than most other children do. As such, when they decide they do not want to do something, find a task too hard to do, or get frustrated, according to Child Mind Institute, kids with ADHD may become angry at the drop of a hat. Something that they are not necessarily trying to do but instead, have little control over. This is why when parenting a child with ADHD, getting to the root of angry emotional outbursts is important. And the key to doing this effectively is remaining calm while doing so.
Read More: https://www.moms.com/why-adhd-child-has-angry-outbursts-how-remain-calm/
Moms – Jessica Tucker
Self-control is not a skill that kids are born with. It is something that has to be worked on in order to become proficient. But considering that kids only begin to be able to have self-control between three and a half and four years of age, according to PBS Kids, it takes time to get self-control to the point where taming temper tantrums and the ability to regulate emotionshappen with frequency. And a great way to help kids improve their self-control is with play therapy techniques.
Read More: https://www.moms.com/play-therapy-techniques-to-improve-kids-self-control/