Parents Habits That Affects Kids

parents habits
Parents habits influence the child in their growing up years. Children learn how to feel about their bodies, abilities, almost everything from what their parents say and do. The best way to teach them healthy habits is neither with punishment nor rewards. All you need to do is act in a positive way and inculcate healthy behavior in your kids. Parents should set a good example to help the kids to learn good ways to make healthy choices and feel happy. Do you have changes to make? Need not worr...

ADHD Treatment & Strategies

ADHD treatment
Get to know the various ADHD treatment options and strategies available which may help your child to manage and work around the symptoms of ADHD. Your choice of treatment depends on the child's age & symptoms, your personal views, any other health issues and your experience with any previous treatments. No need to panic if your first strategy wasn't effective. There are several approaches you can try and find the best that fits your child. Below are the ADHD treatments and approaches whic...

Step By Step Guide On ADHD Diagnosis

ADHD Diagnosis
ADHD diagnosis is not always easy since many ADHD symptoms are to some extent typical of child behavior. It requires a collaborative effort. It starts with you keeping track of your child's behavior & symptoms and sharing them with the child's doctor. In order to diagnose a kid with ADHD, the kid needs to have several ADHD symptoms for at least 6 months before the age of 12. This helps to streamline the diagnostic process if you can show that the behavior has been ongoing. Also that this ...

What is ADHD? How common is ADHD?

The best way to understand ADHD is to establish what it is not. First up it is not because of your child's laziness or disobedience or even due to bad parenting. Attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder is a biological condition due to which the children are unable to sit still and concentrate. Many areas of the brain control the child's ability to concentrate. In a child with ADHD, these areas may be less active and develop more slowly or lately. The best evidence for this occurs in the fron...

Your Kids Healthy Eating Habits

Kids healthy eating habits
Maintaining a healthy weight and normal growth is important in children. By teaching your kids healthy eating habits and following them yourself helps in raising healthy kids. Children pick up eating habits from adults. Hence picking up good eating habits when they are young will help them to lead a healthy lifestyle when become adults. The important aspects of healthy eating in kids are portion control and cutting down the amount of fat and sugar in your kid's diet. In order to promote a hea...

Obesity in Children – Its Causes & Prevention

obesity in children
Sedentary lifestyles has led to the rise of obese or overweight children worldwide. According to a report, one in every five children are obese or overweight in the US. Obesity in childhood is associated with fewer health risks compared to adulthood. But overweight children are at a high risk of becoming overweight or obese adults. This will place them at a higher risk of developing chronic diseases like diabetes, heart related problems later in life. Being obese in the childhood and during t...