Category: Child Care

Why is Childhood Obesity Considered a Health Problem?

Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. The problem is global and is steadily affecting many low- and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings. It occurs when a child is well above the normal or healthy weight for his or her age and height. The causes of excess…
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How to Get Your Child to Eat Vegetables

We all know that eating fruits and vegetables is important. But how do you get kids to eat more of these foods?  We need to get them comfortable with vegetables, because honestly they’re fairly foreign to them. As with any food that they don’t prefer, what they really need is a chance to explore it when…
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The Important Skills to Develop During Early Childhood

The emotional, social and physical development of young children has a direct effect on their overall development and on the adult they will become. That is why understanding the need to invest in very young children is so important, so as to maximize their future well-being. Moms are always worried about whether or not they’re…
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What Are the Stages and Areas of Child Development

Children of different ages need different types of care and nurturing. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are learning all the time, wherever they are. Once babies start to get around on their own, they can become whirlwinds of energy and curiosity, learning and practicing new skills. At each stage of development your child is learning in several…
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How to Get a Child to Listen and Follow Instructions

Teaching kids to follow directions isn’t as simple as doing a listening activity for kids. So much of parents’ frustration stems from children not listening or following directions. Like any other social skill, this is something that can be encouraged and taught. Below are some of the collective thoughts gathered to help shape your child by…
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