During the year, balancing work commitments and your children’s schooling and other activities, life can get rather hectic. Therefore it is hard to ensure that your children get all their nutrient requirements in their diet. Here are some food tips on how to keep your children happy and healthy. […]
Our brains shape and reshape themselves based on our experiences and on how we use them, especially in infants and children, whose neural systems are developing at a phenomenal rate.
What is an allergy ?
Allergy is due to a hypersensitive immune system overreacting to substances that we normally shouldn’t react to because they are harmless. This includes things like pollen, dust mites and many different food products such as nuts. A severe reaction to these allergens which may be life-threatening is referred to as anaphylaxis.
Children rapidly acquire a range of skills including physical, emotional and cognitive capabilities during early childhood, which is also a critical period for brain development. […]
Our bones play very important roles in general movement, posture and protecting vital organs. As we get older and suffer from joint and movement pain, bone fractures and osteoporosis we often wonder “why, oh why did I not look after my bones?” A crucial period to influence bone strength and avoid all these problems is in the early stages of growing up when bones are still developing. Let’s take a look at the stages of bone development; you may discover it’s not as simple as drinking lots of milk or simply worrying about calcium intake. […]
Keeping “baby fat” for too long can put a child’s health at risk. How can you help your child get fit and maintain a healthy weight into adulthood?
The human brain contains more than 100,000,000,000 neurons (100 billion) at birth.
Your baby’s development in the first two years of life is truly remarkable. It is amazing how much they can actually understand and observe even though they may struggle to communicate back to you. Let’s take a look at some of the fascinating stages and milestones of their development.