Five things parents can do to keep their kids healthy

All parents want the best for their kids, but it’s not always an easy task. Particularly when it comes to healthy habits, it can be a daunting task to make proper care routine. However, with the right plan in place, it’s very possible to keep your kids healthy with the right concepts. Here are five ideas to get you going:

  1. Keep them active. Activity is an essential necessity for children (beyond things like water, food and shelter!). Make a point to have them go outside and be active after school, and on the weekends. If you live in a warm climate this is quite easy year round. In colder areas it’s still doable: one great trick is to set up an indoor obstacle course.
  2. Mental stimulation. Just as important as physical activity is keeping minds sharp. Depending on your child’s age, this can range anywhere from setting aside time to color, to picking a book they’ll read on a regular basis.
  3. Limit screen time. Sometimes, a tablet or the TV is needed to keep a child entertained while you go about parts of your day. That being said, you want to make sure your kid doesn’t get hooked, so make some time limits and stick to them.
  4. Reduce sugar. Modern parents seem to be very mindful of this tip. A kid loaded up on sugar will go hyper, followed by an unpleasant crash.
  5. Loosen up occasionally. It’s also healthy to let the restrictions go sometimes! Indulgences like watching lots of movies on a rainy day or having a bunch of fresh baked cookies is a whole different type of healthy that is also important. 

Latest Posts

Interesting Facts About Babies

Interesting Facts About Babies

Babies are adorable, we all know this. For most people they are the best reason for happiness. But, they are very different than adults. This means that there are many interesting facts about them. If you will become a parent soon, you should know several of them. 1. Babies have 60 more bones than…

Shopping Online for Baby Items

Shopping Online for Baby Items

Your baby is the first priority of your life. While shopping for any item for your baby, it is natural that you want to get the best. Safety and quality are primary factors that you should consider while shopping any products for your baby. Thus, you should always select products from the best shop.…

Pregnant Women With Epilepsy are at Greater Risk of Complications During Delivery

Pregnant Women With Epilepsy are at Greater Risk of Complications During Delivery

Epilepsy is a brain disorder. People with epilepsy have an abnormal brain cell activity that causes seizures. It is estimated that 3 million people suffer from this condition in the United States. Also, 150.000 new cases are diagnosed every year. According to a new research, 0.3-0.5% of pregnancies…

A Good Nursing-Bra Goes A Long Way In Ensuring A Mother’s Comfort In Feeding The Baby

A Good Nursing-Bra Goes A Long Way In Ensuring A Mother’s Comfort In Feeding The Baby

A woman's body undergoes a lot of changes during pregnancy and even after it. You should be prepared for some drastic changes in your body when you are pregnant. It is during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters that you discover that your breasts don't fit into your bras. Obviously, you have to go…

How Learning Toys Are Very  Helpful For Your Children

How Learning Toys Are Very Helpful For Your Children

Do you think simple bricks with alphabet toy sets your children play with regularly are just to entertain them? Obviously not! Learning toys like bricks with alphabets, numbers, or pictures are beneficial to the child in the following ways: • It increases their eye-hand coordination. • It…

Can you have a Baby after Cancer?

Can you have a Baby after Cancer?

The last thing that people think after being affected by cancer is about having children in your mind. Time is very crucial for those who are affected with cancer. Before undergoing a surgery, radiation or chemotherapy, you should have discussion on fertility. You need to act as quickly as possible.…

Free Baby Stuff for Expecting Mothers

Free Baby Stuff for Expecting Mothers

Expecting mothers are often practical in terms of spending money on baby stuff. This is because on the nearing prospect of being a mother, one gets her practical sense tickled since expenses would come pouring in once the baby comes out. Now, it is a good thing to say that there are free baby stuff…

Tips to increase milk supply for breastfeeding

Tips to increase milk supply for breastfeeding

Many breastfeeding women want to increase the supply of milk for their baby during their breastfeeding journey. Majority of women do not have any problem with their breast’s ability to produce milk, the main reason for problems in breastfeeding is poor latch but it can always be rectified and…