Is your child suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?
31-03-2015
ADD – ADHD is a brain disorder (or as we like to call it a brain difference) that causes children to experience difficulty with attention, concentration, self-control and self-esteem. A number of causes have been identified and research continues to narrow some of them down.
Are your children binge watching TV?
27-03-2015
Have you noticed that your child is watching a TV show or cartoon network continuously for hours? Then it may be time to take note.
Nurturing your child
27-03-2015
Historically, children are often viewed simply as smaller versions of adults. But Jean Piaget, the Swiss Development Psychologist & Philosopher suggested that children actually think differently than adults, and Albert Einstein proclaimed that the discovery was "so simple that only a genius could have thought of it."
How to be the parent of a newly crawling baby - 3
13-03-2015
How to be the parent of a newly crawling baby
Healthy diet for your growing child - 2
10-03-2015
Children’s energy and nutrient needs are high, so it’s important they get the right foods.
Ages
2 to 3
Calories
1,000-1,400, depending on growth and activity level
Protein
2-4 ounces
Fruits
1-1.5 cups
Vegetables
1-1.5 cups
Grains
3-5 ounces
Dairy
2-2.5 cups
Ages
4 to 8
Calories
1,200-2,000, depending on growth and activity level
Protein
3-5.5 ounces
Fruits
1-2 cups
Vegetables
1.5-2.5 cups
Grains
4-6 ounces
Dairy
2.5-3 cups
Ages
4 to 8
Calories
1,200-1,800, depending on growth and activity level
Protein
3-5 ounces
Fruits
1-1.5 cups
Vegetables
1.5-2.5 cups
Grains
4-6 ounces
Dairy
2.5-3 cups
Ages
9 to 13
Calories
1,600-2,600, depending on growth and activity level
Protein
5-6.5 ounces
Fruits
1.5-2 cups
Vegetables
2-3.5 cups
Grains
5-9 ounces
Dairy
3 cups
Ages
9 to 13
Calories
1,400-2,200, depending on growth and activity level
Protein
4-6 ounces
Fruits
1.5-2 cups
Vegetables
1.5-3 cups
Grains
5-7 ounces
Dairy
2.5-3 cups
Ages
14 to 18
Calories
2,000-3,200, depending on growth and activity level
Protein
5.5-7 ounces
Fruits
2-2.5 cups
Vegetables
2.5-4 cups
Grains
6-10 ounces
Dairy
3 cups
Ages
14 to 18
Calories
1,800-2,400, depending on growth and activity level
Protein
5-6.5 ounces
Fruits
1.5-2 cups
Vegetables
2.5-3 cups
Grains
6-8 ounces
Dairy
3 cups