Posts Tagged ‘child health’

Late Nights Weaken Kids' Brain Power

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
A recent study in the United Kingdom suggests that staying up late and lax bedtime routines can blunt children’s minds. The study on sleep patterns and brain power is conducted with over 11,000 seven-year-olds, which shows that kids who had no regular bedtime or went to bed past 9:00 p.m. had lower test scores for math, reading, and spatial awareness. The researchers conclude that lack of sleep may disrupt n

Monitoring Your Preschooler's Weight

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
Your child’s body has changed significantly since they were born. Your kid may be a cute ball of joy when he was a baby, but as he grows into his preschool years, his body fat is being replaced by an increase in muscle development. Normally, his arms and legs begin to slim down, while his upper body becomes relatively narrower. But your child’s physical changes can go to extremes. Some youngsters at