Nov 30th, 2010
To keep your family healthy and safe this flu season, it’s important to know all you can about the two types of influenza circulating. Seasonal flu and H1N1 (swine flu) share some important similarities, but they also differ in critical ways. Here are the flu fundamentals on everything from symptoms to prevention.
Nov 24th, 2010
In India, homeopathy is studied and practiced as a valid branch of alternative medicine. Invented by Samuel Hahnemann, homeopathy has become popular over the years and today is a serious form of treatment suitable, amongst other age groups, for babies and children.
Nov 17th, 2010
Thanksgiving Day can be a nightmare for those trying to lose or maintain a healthy weight. The average American consumes over 2,000 calories in this single meal. Here are some tips to enjoy a healthy Thanksgiving Feast minus the guilt.
Nov 17th, 2010
Today’s teens (and tweens) are bombarded with subtle and not so subtle messages of sex. Some parents think knowledge of sex leads to a loss of innocence. But a well informed girl with the support of her parents will be empowered to make better choices for herself in the long run.
Nov 12th, 2010
Healthy nutrition for babies starts with us making healthier food choices for ourselves. Our babies are what we eat while we are pregnant, and then are what they eat once they are born. Educating yourself regarding good nutrition is a major part of good parenting.
Nov 11th, 2010
Part of every child's exercise program should include the most ancient and practiced forms of physical, mental, and energetic exercises in the world - Yoga, T'ai Chi, and Qigong. Animal frolicking allows kids to pretend to be powerful, graceful animals, providing a rigorous workout with no harmful side effects.
Nov 5th, 2010
Guided imagery has been an especially effective tool in alleviating many kinds of sleep disturbances. When children and adolescents have difficulty sleeping at night, imagery can offer a soothing and comforting way to drift off into dreams.
Nov 3rd, 2010
Parents are in a dilemma when it comes to deciding what films they should allow their children to see. At the same time, there are some others who do not feel the need to assess what kind of films their children watch. Is there a need to assess the films a child watches? What are the effects of movies on children?
Nov 1st, 2010
For children, fireworks, new clothes and sweets make Diwali the most eagerly awaited festival of the year. Unfortunately, serious injuries from fireworks spoil the fun for many families, with every year bringing a fresh crop of cases. Most of these cases involve children.