ARTICLES RELATING TO KIDS

How to stop your kids from whining

2015-01-16 09:51

A whingeing kid is guaranteed to push up your blood pressure. Read this before you fly off the handle.

Celebrate New Year's Eve with kids

2014-12-30 13:09

Some awesome ideas for ringing in the New Year with the kids.

Fast food may lead to lower school results

2014-12-23 09:53

Eating fast food may lead to lower student test scores in math, science and reading, a recent study of U.S. school children said.

What people who don't like kids are thinking

2014-12-18 13:48

There are people who won't like your children but may never say anything. This is what they're thinking.

‘Tis the season to hate shopping malls

2014-12-09 19:05

Many people are jolly during the festive season. Anja van der Spuy tells us why she isn't.

Fast food advertising targets African American kids

2014-11-17 13:30

Fast-food restaurants in the United States are 'disproportionately' targeting African American children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a new study.

Kids with allergies may learn helplessness

2014-11-10 11:45

Parents managing matters like their preschoolers' food allergies should also be aware of the need for their kids to learn independence.

'What's wrong with me, Mom?'

2014-10-22 21:00

A guide for parents to help them explain diseases and other health conditions to their children.

Comfy desks for kids

2014-09-04 11:33

Help your child get top marks with a desk that’s just right.

Remember Sophia Grace from the Ellen Show?

2014-08-28 14:24

She got that sup-super bass! Sophia Grace, is back...with a bang.

Adult video games encourage risky behaviour in kids

2014-08-08 14:36

A study suggests that teenagers who play risk-glorifying games created for mature players may develop values consistent with their deviant game characters.

Do you smoke with kids in the car?

2014-08-07 15:13

The health risks of secondhand smoke are well-known. However, few people realise the devastating effects of secondhand smoke in a car, especially if the passengers are children.

Healthy snacks for kids

2014-08-07 14:33

Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in.

Kids need nine hours of Zzz..

2014-08-07 14:29

Children in elementary school need at least nine hours of sleep a night - something too few of them these days are getting.

Kids lose more weight when parents join in

2014-07-31 12:19

Tackling weight loss in children works best when parents join them in a supervised behavioural modification programme.

Kids don't trust foods classified as 'healthy'

2014-07-30 10:47

To improve the eating habits of kids, you shouldn't don't dwell on the health benefits of individual food items.

Kids 'catch' parents' chronic pain

2014-07-08 15:29

Adolescents whose parents suffer from chronic pain may be more likely to develop ongoing pain too – especially if the parent tends to 'catastrophise' pain.

Take care of your kids' teeth

2014-06-12 11:49

Do you know when you start cleaning your child's teeth and the right way to do it? A paediatric dentist has advice.

Combat childhood obesity

2014-06-04 11:51

Parents, teachers and health professionals need to try and formulate a plan of action to combat childhood obesity or better still, prevent it from every occurring in children.

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Kids react to old computers

2014-05-28 15:04

Watch these kids and their hilarious reactions to 'ancient' computers.

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'What's wrong with me, Mom?'

2014-05-23 14:38

A guide for parents to help them explain diseases to kids.

Healthy snacks for kids

2014-05-22 16:22

Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in.

Travelling with children

2014-05-22 16:05

A getaway with your kids can be great. But without the correct planning it could easily turn into a hellish holiday.

Vitamins every child needs

2014-05-16 11:23

Vitamins are essential to the normal functioning a child's' body and besides a few exceptions, cannot be produced by the body. These are the vitamins your child needs.

Time outdoors boosts kids' connection with nature

2014-05-15 12:19

A study found that children who spend more time outdoors have a greater connection with nature and feel happier and more peaceful.

 

Why kids whine and how to stop them

2015-01-16 08:59

A whingeing kid is guaranteed to push up your blood pressure. Read this before you fly off the handle.

6 ways to celebrate New Year's Eve with kids

2014-12-30 13:05

Some awesome ideas for ringing in the New Year with the kids.

What people who don't like kids are thinking

2014-12-19 08:04

There are people who won't like your children but may never say anything. This is what they're thinking.

'Kids' diseases' now hitting adults

2014-12-17 15:19

Doctors explain the reasons behind the surge in adult cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like.

‘Tis the season to hate shopping malls

2014-12-08 09:52

Many people are jolly during the festive season. Anja van der Spuy tells us why she isn't.

Smoking and your kids

2014-11-14 13:00

How does your smoking affect your child? Here are some sobering facts.

Vitamins every child needs

2014-10-27 09:07

Vitamins are essential to the normal functioning a child's' body and besides a few exceptions, cannot be produced by the body. These are the vitamins your child needs.

Preschoolers can also suffer from depression

2014-09-05 11:50

According to a new study, kids may be plagued by depression throughout their childhood.

Eating breakfast lowers diabetes risk

2014-09-04 11:13

A new study indicates that kids who eat breakfast daily have lower risk factors for type 2 diabetes.

Remember Sophia Grace from the Ellen Show?

2014-08-26 11:58

She got that sup-super bass! Sophia Grace, is back...with a bang.

Are you pushing your kids too hard?

2014-08-07 15:13

When it comes to health and fitness, children need to be motivated. But when are you being too pushy with your kids?

Vitamins every child needs

2014-08-07 14:33

Vitamins are essential to the normal functioning a child's' body and besides a few exceptions, cannot be produced by the body. These are the vitamins your child needs.

Making food fun for fussy eaters

2014-08-07 14:33

If there’s one thing every parent of young children understands it’s the frustration of trying to get their kids to eat a balanced diet.

Preschoolers can also suffer from depression

2014-08-05 11:07

According to a new study, kids may be plagued by depression throughout their childhood.

Autistic kids have less brain flexibilty

2014-07-30 13:23

Children with autism show less brain flexibility when asked to take on a task, often causing difficulty when faced with new situations.

Fill kids' lunchboxes with healthy foods

2014-07-29 12:15

A new study has found that children's packed lunches often lack healthy food items recommended by dietary guidelines.

Tablets may help autistic kids talk more

2014-07-02 12:34

Combining use of a computer tablet with therapy sessions helped minimally verbal children talk and interact more.

Dentistry for special care kids

2014-06-12 11:37

Special care children, or children with impairments, often have extensive problems that require specialised knowledge and treatment.

Smoking and your kids

2014-05-30 15:52

How does your smoking affect your child? Here are some sobering facts that might just get you to kick this habit.

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Kids react to old computers

2014-05-28 14:22

Watch these kids and their hilarious reactions to 'ancient' computers.

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Making food fun for fussy eaters

2014-05-22 16:24

If there’s one thing every parent of young children understands it’s the frustration of trying to get their kids to eat a balanced diet.

School holidays: Keeping kids busy

2014-05-22 16:11

"Mom, I’m bored". These are the most terrifying words for parents during the holidays. But don't despair, here are a few tips on how to keep the kids entertained.

'What's wrong with me, Mom?'

2014-05-22 11:42

A guide for parents to help them explain diseases and other health conditions to their children.

Are you pushing your kids too hard?

2014-05-16 10:23

When it comes to health and fitness, children need to be motivated. But when are you being too pushy with your kids?

Do you smoke with kids in the car?

2014-05-07 15:39

The health risks of secondhand smoke are well-known. However, few people realise the devastating effects of secondhand smoke in a car, especially if the passengers are children.

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