Mar 24, 2023
By Jenny Chen
The researchers took brain scans of 145 school-aged children. They also asked the caregivers to identify whether their kids had exhibited any symptoms of excessive guilt, such as apologizing constantly for minor misbehavior or feeling guilty about things that had happened a long time ago. The researchers found that feelings of extreme guilt correlated highly with smaller anterior insulas.
Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/01/childhood-guilt-adult-depression/384176/
Mar 21, 2023
Nemours Kids Health – Staff Writer
You exercise all the time without even thinking of it. When you run around outside or play kickball at school, you are exercising. What else counts as exercise? Playing sports, dancing, and doing push-ups. Even reaching down to touch your toes! When you exercise, you make your body stronger. So be active every day. Your body will thank you!
Read More: https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/work-it-out.html
Mar 10, 2023
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry – Staff Writer
Pets are part of many children’s lives. Parental involvement, open discussion, and planning are necessary to help make pet ownership a positive experience for everyone. A child who learns to care for an animal, and treat it kindly and patiently, may get invaluable training in learning to treat people the same way.
Read More: https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Pets-And-Children-075.aspx
Mar 3, 2023
John Muir Health – staff writer
With the teen years come a tremendous amount of changes. Your teen will grow emotionally, functionally, and intellectually, developing a sense of independence, identity, and self-esteem.
Read More: https://www.johnmuirhealth.com/health-education/health-wellness/childrens-health/nutrition-teens.html