Just For Children

 

Help Your Kids Drink (Water) To Their Health

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(NAPS)—According to a study in the Nutrition Journal, children between the ages of 4 and 13 should be consuming four to six cups of water per 1,000 calories that they eat. Around 75 percent of dietary water comes from beverages [...]

 

Play Therapy for Children offered at Beautiful Child, LLC

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For many children in emotional distress, play therapy is the psychotherapy treatment of choice. Play therapy is effective for children with issues including relocation, adoption, anger, low self-esteem, ADHD frustrations, post-divorce adjustment, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and more. Adults are [...]

 

More Organ Donors Key To Saving Children

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(NAPS)—There is hopeful news for the nearly 2,000 children waiting for the “Gift of Life”—a lifesaving organ transplant. To help as many of these children as possible, a national effort is being made to increase the number of available donors—the [...]

 

Clues For Combating The Common Cold

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(NAPS)—If your kids are like most, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts they’ll get three or more colds this year. While there’s still no cure, there are steps that parents can take to ease the symptoms. First, know [...]

 

Diligence Is Key For Student Safety In Cyberspace

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(NAPS)—If you’re like many people, you’ve asked yourself: “Who would want to hack me? There are a lot more lucrative targets out there for cyberthieves, right?”   That’s just the kind of easy attitude that cyberthieves are looking to take [...]

 

Traditions and Holidays

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Young children learn about the passage of time in its earliest form from the daily cycles of morning, afternoon and night. As they grow, they begin to become aware of the yearly seasonal rhythms and cycles. As we now enter [...]

 

A Fun Way To Enjoy Fruits And Vegetables

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kids aren’t getting nearly enough fruits and veggies in their daily diets, but you can help yours get the nutrients they need — and like it.   There are a number [...]

 

Safety Tip: Learn Infant CPR And First Aid

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More than 9.2 million children are treated in the ER for nonfatal injuries every year, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but your kids don’t have to be among them. You’ll be better able to protect your youngsters if [...]

 

Messaging Safety Tips

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Mobile messaging applications have been called one of the most exciting and fast-growing spaces in this increasingly digital world. There are a myriad of services to choose from, including BBM (which is now available for iPhone and Android smartphones), WhatsApp, [...]

 

Marshmallows, Patience and Trust

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Recently, I was reminded of the famous Stanford experiment in the 1970s that tested children’s pa-tience. A child was offered a single marshmallow (or cookie) to eat right away, but, if they could wait, they would get two marshmallows. The [...]

 
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