Behavior

Picky Eating

Picky eaters are a phenomenon that is present in most households and is something that causes a lot of stress in both parents and their children. It leads to hours of fighting around the table, tears (and I do not only refer to those of the kids), worrying about the kids’ nutrition, health and growth and high expenses in trying to supplement the children’s diets.

But, what exactly is picky eating? And when do you need to worry about it? And is their anything you can do about it?

This article will try to answer most of your questions and give you an idea on what might contribute to their behavior. It will provide you with ideas on how to manage the picky eater, how to supplement their diet and turn your little picky eater into a piggy eater.

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Kids on the Cyber Cloud

Kids are now growing up in a virtual world, with access to people and ideas from all over the world. This has huge advantages, but there are also big pitfalls. So – what are the dangers, and how do you as parents guide your children safely through this maze?

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Sleeping in the Infant

Sleeping in children and sleeping through is very often a very big problem in households. Babies can start sleeping through from as young as 4-6 months, but this often does not happen and as the child grow older sleeping becomes just more and more of a battle. This scenario often ends in exhausted parents and hyperactive children.

Sleeping through is a learned behaviour. It is something the body had to learn to do. You normally go through a number of sleep cycles every night, at times sleeping deeper and other times sleeping lighter again. Usually you will fall asleep in a certain position which your brain associates with the induction of…

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