Jul 25th, 2010
Raising a hyperactive child can be incredibly challenging for any parent. You cannot do anything to prevent hyperactivity in a child, but you definitely can manage it. Here are some tips to help you better respond to your hyperactive kids.
Jul 23rd, 2010
Did you think that essential oils were only for spa-loving adults? Think again. Aromatherapy is the hot new keyword in pediatric health and well-being. While some essential oils may be too strong and overwhelming for children, there are many that are gentle and safe enough for regular use.
Jul 15th, 2010
“Doctor, my son is running a temperature from yesterday, and has a runny nose and cough. Do you think he is suffering from swine flu?” This question is being asked a thousand times over and over again at the various clinics all over ever since the swine flu virus found its way into India. But what exactly is swine flu, and how worried should we be? Is there any prevention or treatment?
Jul 14th, 2010
A child's illness is a scary time for any parent. Not knowing what to do at such times is a scary experience for any parent, but logic must still prevail – our first thoughts and efforts should be to make the sick child feel better. This sometimes calls for more than just putting a thermometer in his mouth.
Jul 13th, 2010
Here is good news for those who have loved ones suffering from ADHD. Fish oil (Omega-3) studies have indicated that there is now a natural alternative that may just provide ADHD patients with the ultimate in nutritional health.
Jul 13th, 2010
Children are ideally supposed to be full of beans and have unlimited energy levels (enough to irritate adults, at least). So, why do some children tend to tire more easily than others? Our pediatrician takes a look at some of the causes of low energy levels – and also some solutions.
Jul 10th, 2010
This is part two of a two-part series on anxiety in children by James Lehman, MSW. In the first article, James discussed how to understand and identify anxiety in children. In this second and last article, he will give you some concrete advice on how to help children solve the problem of anxiety by managing it successfully.
Jul 9th, 2010
As a follow-up to the last article on the benefits of yoga for children, here's a comprehensive guide to kids' yoga by our favorite yoga expert, Anmol Mehta, who believes that yoga is an awesome tool for helping raise your children so that they can achieve their maximum potential in this life. Here are his tips to teach your kids yoga.
Jul 8th, 2010
Yoga for children? How would active and animated kids manage or benefit from a physical activity like yoga? But the benefits of yoga are not just physical. It gifts your child with all-round, holistic development. Here’s how.