Posts Tagged ‘Sleep’
Finally, scientists and academics are giving credence to the claims that food dyes may be a trigger for hyperactivity in children. This is not a huge surprise to many parents who have eliminated artificial colorings from their childrens' diets and noticed an improvement in behavior, but why does it take so long for scientists to acknowledge what these parents have witnessed? What should parents do with this information? And what, if anything, will the FDA do? Read the rest of this entry »
Now that the school year is in full swing, cold and flu viruses will make their way through classrooms and families. Just because everyone else is getting sick doesn't mean your child has to too. There are a few simple things that can help keep your child's immune system strong and reduce the likelihood of getting sick or at least reduce the severity and duration of illness should they catch a cold or flu virus. Read the rest of this entry »
Many parents have experienced challenges with bedtime at least once during parenthood. In this day and age, there are many "experts" out there willing to share their advice (some for free, and some for a price) on how to get your children to sleep. It should go without saying that what works for one family, doesn't necessarily work for another; however, with the availability of information and pressure to do things the "right" way, many parents have lost the ability to tap into their intuition and do what is best for their own child and family situation. Read the rest of this entry »
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