Obesity reaching ‘plague’ levels according to experts

To call it the ‘spectre of obesity’ sounds like a contradiction in terms, but in the context of a fearful plague or other disaster, obesity certainly looms as a serious threat to the health and welfare of Britain’s children and adults. Unfortunately, overweight or obese children have a much greater chance of growing into obese adults, with all the problems related to that condition.

This

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Controversy raging over new book on ‘how to train a child’

A new book on Amazon promises to help parents get a more upbeat atmosphere in their home that would help reduce the amount of yelling and spankings that you need to deal with on a regular basis in order to get your children to listen. Most parents would be running out to the bookstore to pick up ‘To Train Up A Child’ by Debi and

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Overcoming the problems of becoming a step parent

There are a very large number of single parents out there and many of these are attempting to find a significant other to share their lives with and maybe eventually even get married to. This can be an issue, however, because once they do then the children have to adjust to a new parent in the house and this raises a lot of authority issues

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Easy ways to improve your kids rooms

Easy ways to improve your kids rooms

BY NIKI SCHAFER, MD of Dwell-Being

In a typical household, kids are usually given smaller rooms but you can make use of creativity to give an illusion of a larger room. If your kids bedroom is narrow, create horizontal stripes on the walls so that it starts to look wider. On the other hand, rooms with low

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Make sure this freshers week that the air they breathe is also fresh

Make sure this freshers week that the air they breathe is also fresh

Buy a carbon monoxide alarm to ward of potential danger to your child’s life

Has your son or daughter taken gone off to university lately and moved into rented accommodation? Martin Clayton, the owner of a company making monoxide alarms says you must make sure their rooms are fitted with such

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Leading neuroscientist says bullying a worse problem than ever

Bullying a worse problem than ever

With new session of schools having started and kids already back behind their desks, Dr Lynda Shaw, who is a leading child psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist, has given a clarion call to all parents, teachers and care givers to tackle bullying head on as it has become a huge social problem today.

Shaw says: “Bullying is unacceptable. Full

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Food expert Beverley Glock offers baby food cookery classes to parents

The cookery courses that author. broadcaster and founder of Splat Cooking, Beverley Glock teaches inspire new mums to be to cook healthy and nutritious food as simply and easily as possible for their babies and their family.

The Glasgow University research team found that previously prepared baby food that are sold in Britain fail to meet the baby’s dietary needs while being weaned, according to

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New approach to solving kids’ problems

Facing the dilemma as to what is the answer to the problems confronting your child? Dr Bhooshan Shukla, a child psychiatrist who has been working in Pune for quite some time, has come up with a workshop in collaboration with Vrije University, Amsterdam to make it easier for the parents to find new and innovative methods to find answers to the problems of the kids

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The world awaits the birth of Kate and William’s baby

Many women around the world will not envy the Kate Middleton at this very moment; with her first child on the way within the next few weeks as not only does she have her in-laws and new extended family interfering, she also now has the whole world interested in everything and anything about her first child.

The Duchess of Cambridge should brace herself for an

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Pregnant women advised to take Iodine to raise their children’s IQ’s

According to research, pregnant women, or those aiming to have children in the near future should take the required amount of Iodine, present in milk, or risk bearing a child with a low IQ. The study, which included over 1,000 women, showed that the women who consumed less than the required iodine, easily found in milk and foods such as fish, were prevalent to having

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