Aug 24th, 2010
Asthma is an inflammatory condition of the bronchial airways and one of the most worrisome of childhood diseases for parents. If your child has an underlying tendency of breathlessness or asthma, understanding the triggers and using breathing techniques like pranayama can make it more managable.
Aug 20th, 2010
Good oral hygiene can begin when your children are babies. But teaching your child about dental hygiene can either be torture or fun, depending on how you approach it. Here are four easy ways to help your kids take the best care of their teeth while making it a fun part of your family’s daily routine.
Aug 16th, 2010
The major dangers of energy drinks come from caffeine and sugar, compounded with the tendency of young people to overdo anything they come in contact with, just to find their limits. What is a parent to do and how do you teach your child to consume them responsibly?
Aug 11th, 2010
School lunches are pretty important to kids, but your kids’ school lunches don’t need to be boring sandwiches and applesauce. Here are some tips to help make school lunches more healthy and fun!
Aug 8th, 2010
Baby wearing simply means holding or carrying a baby or young child using a baby carrier. When done properly, carrying a baby in a soft baby carrier can be safer than carrying a baby in your arms. There are many benefits to babywearing for the caregiver and especially for the baby.
Aug 7th, 2010
The mothers of India have given the world one of the most important parenting tools known to humanity: infant massage. It is probably hard to imagine raising a baby without this gentle, everyday experience, but in some western cultures (particularly the U.S.) it is just being discovered!
Jul 30th, 2010
With the recent swine flu pandemic health officials have been working even harder at getting the message out about the importance of proper hand washing. With all that we know about the importance of good hand hygiene it is astounding that there are so many people that don't wash correctly - and not just children.
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.