Resources for Children's Health (02)
Dental Care for Your Toddler
Dental care is important for your toddler; most parents know that. But how can you take the very best care of your toddlerís teeth? This article explains how, and notes issues of healthy eating and preventing tooth decay, when to implement fluoride and soothers, when a child should see the dentist for the first time, and more. And donít think that you donít have to take care of kidsí teeth until they get adult teeth; baby teeth help kids eat better, look good, and guide adult teeth into the correct position.
Is Your Toddler Eating Right
The toddler years, from age 1 to 3, are vital for getting proper nutrition into your child. They want to explore new foods and you can introduce healthy foods from a young age. This article says children should be given a chance to try new foods, decide if she likes them. It says parents should not force children to consume a food that he or she does not like. The article says that as we age, our taste buds' sensitivity begins to diminish, as do so many other things in our bodies. So something that tastes mild to you may be horribly bitter to your toddler.
Why Physical Activity is Necessary in Children
Physical inactivity has become a serious problem in the U.S., as more than half of U.S. adults do not meet recommended levels of moderate physical activity. Inactivity has been found to be more prevalent among those with lower income and education, and, beginning in adolescence. Inactivity, also known as sedentism, begins early in life, which means having active toddlers, children and teens is imperative. This site explains why children need exercise, and how they can get it.
Tips for Child-Dog Safety: Training the Kids
Dog-child scenarios are no doubt abundant in commotion, but what it also needs is some boundaries and norms. The site takes an interesting approach in recognizing patterns in dog biting incidents, as it speculates possible behaviors and gestures of children and dogs, small and large, that may lead to such accidents. A host of don'ts that follow for obedience training are indeed handy in preventing these incidents. The site also offers many webinars to users that talk about common canine dilemmas faced by dog owners such as understanding their vocalizations and dog-play dynamics, to name a few.
Nutrition for Your Toddler
Many parents are told their toddler should eat a mixed diet, but what does that mean, and what should you do when your toddler doesnít like any of the foods recommended. A mixed diet is when a variety of foods are eaten in different combinations on a daily basis. A person who chooses this diet is certain to get everything her body requires under all circumstances. "A toddler who has some meat or fish and/or some beans, nuts and pulses, some cheese, eggs, milk or yoghurt, will be getting more than adequate protein whatever the quality of each item,"" the article states.
"And if she also eats a range of vegetables and fruit, boiling the vitamin C out of that portion of cabbage will do no harm to her diet (though it may offend her taste buds) because there will be plenty in the baked potato or the fruit salad."