As parents, we just want whatever is best for our kids. When you notice that your child is overweight or shows other diet related signs that they’re unhealthy of course you want to do something about it. Along with exercising more, you may think about putting your kiddo on a diet. Wellllllllll, according to ParentMap … Continue reading Children And Dieting
One of the unfortunate disparities between impoverished children and other children is that the underserved don’t readily have available the tools needed to cope with stress. This can end up being completely devastating since high, prolonged stress is one of the most dominant byproducts of poverty. One way people around the country have tried to … Continue reading Children and Meditation
Imagine watching the clock as you speak to a customer over the phone at your $9 an hour job on a Wednesday afternoon. Job number one of three. You try to rush the customer off of the phone because it is 3:07 pm and your shift was over at 3:00 pm. The bus comes at … Continue reading The Cost of Being Poor
There are four primary types of parenting styles based on how supportive and how demanding you are regarding your children. Out of the four that we’re about to explain, keep in mind that psychology says that AUTHORITATIVE parenting is the style that produces the healthiest children. Supportiveness, also called Parental Responsiveness, refers to “the extent … Continue reading Parenting Styles
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As described by the Food Empowerment Project, a food deserts are “described as geographic areas where residents’ access to affordable, healthy food options (especially fresh fruits and vegetables) is restricted or nonexistent due to the absence of grocery stores within convenient traveling distance.” Convenience in this context refers to within one mile of ones home. … Continue reading Food Deserts
Research has shown time and time again how important it is for us to make sure we get outside time daily. It’s good for both our bodies and our minds. The question is, however, what should we even be doing while we’re outside ?! One suggestion is G A R D E N I N … Continue reading Why Gardening Matters