Its a fact that we can’t watch our children 24/7 and that we want our children to be safe and healthy. So what can we do? One way to keep our children healthy is to make sure they eat right, but if we don’t prepare all their meals ourselves, that’s hard to do. Schools are taking steps towards making school lunches healthier, but you still may need to step in to make sure your child is being given healthy options. READ More on Healthy Meals at School
Sending any child off to school can be tough for a parent. You want to know that they’ll be safe even when you’re not around. If you’re the parent of a diabetic child, sending them to school can be an even more difficult feat. Here are the steps you need to take to ensure your diabetic child stays safe and healthy while at school.
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Exercise and a proper diet are fundamental to good health. As we have become conscious of various health risks, we want our family to be physically and emotionally healthy as well. To this end, family fun exercise: bike riding, is one way in which parents and kids can not only enjoy exercise, but benefit from it as well.
Whether the family goes out for a traditional bike ride after dinner, or reserves this activity for the weekends, it is important that exercise be part of a family’s routine. Bike riding is a fun activity, but should be approached in a safe manner. If you have not been on a bike for a while, there are certain safety tips you’ll need to adhere to. To ensure you and your family enjoys this activity; you’ll need to have the proper equipment.
According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, there are several types of learning disabilities that are “neurologically-based processing problems”. “These processing problems can interfere with learning basic skills such as reading, writing, or math. They can also interfere with higher level skills such as organization, time planning and abstract reasoning,” notes the LDA.
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If you have a child or teenager who regularly listens to an iPod or other MP3 player, those many hours they spend attached to dangling earbuds can actually be damaging their hearing. You need to take steps now to protect them from potential hearing loss in the future.
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Autism is still a horrible medical mystery. While doctors are learning more about the manifestations of the disability, the specific causes remain illusive. Speculation lends to chemical imbalances in the brain, an illness affecting proper brain function, or heredity. Who knows? While scientists search for a cause, specialists are concentrating on the disability and proper treatment options. READ More on What Is Autism?
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