Parenting in the 21st century

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The Benefits of Physical Activity for Children in the 21st Century

                                                            

The benefits of physical activity for children remain the same today just as they have been for centuries.

Consistent physical exertion keeps the body healthy while fending off infectious and non-communicable illnesses such as stroke, heart failure, cancer, diabetes, and respiratory diseases. … READ FULL ARTICLE

Why Physical Activity for Children is Doomed in the 21st Century

                                                            

Perhaps it is only fair to start with a trip down memory lane, to understand well the complex matter of physical activity for children!

Remember the good old days of free play where children climbed trees, slid down the muddy slopes, or flew kites?… READ FULL ARTICLE

Here is Why Your Child is Not Sleeping at Night!

                                                            

Here is the dilemma – your child is not sleeping at night or wakes up quite early in the morning – and many times earlier than you!

Like all parents, you appreciate the importance of sleep, and want your child to sleep early and wake up late in the morning – without much of a fuss.… READ FULL ARTICLE

If Your Child is Always Hungry, this Could be Why

                                                            

If your child is always hungry or eats too little for whatever reason, then probably something is wrong and you may want to resolve the matter right away.

Yes, a considerable increase or decrease in appetite is normal due to childhood development, extended periods of physical activity, and parental indulgence.… READ FULL ARTICLE

Fun Things to Do With Kids at Home and Outdoors for Free

                                                            

The apparent increase in the workload and life-stresses means that the modern-day parents hardly have fun things to do with kids at home and outdoors.

Instead, they are willing to invest in new toys and their favorite playthings to keep the young ones occupied around the clock.… READ FULL ARTICLE

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