Anger Management for KidsHow do you feel when you are really angry? Do you feel like bashing up the person closest to you or do you feel like hurling whatever you are holding at something? Kids are no different. They get angry, frustrated and just mad when things don’t go the way they expect them to. It’s ok if…
My Kids Are Obsessed With Technology, and It’s All My FaultA few months ago, I attended my daughter Josie’s kindergarten open house, the highlight of which was a video slide show featuring our moppets using iPads to practice their penmanship. Parental cooing ensued.
I happened to be sitting next to the teacher, and I asked her about the rumor…
Know why running is good for health!Running is one of the most effective form of exercise to get fit and stay in good health. It can help prevent a number of disease, several studies suggest.
The quality of emotional and mental life can be improved with the help of running. It even helps you to live longer.
Here are some reason why…Read More
40 percent of Indian kids don't have healthy BMI: StudyA countrywide study showed that 40 percent of Indian kids do not have a healthy body mass index (BMI) and warned that the current generation was heading towards an “unhealthy future”.
The study highlights how school children in the country are lagging in health and fitness parameters.
Ab exercises for flat bellyYork: Most of us have a little extra around the middle of our body. Include ab exercises in your fitness regime to shape up the midriff.
Huffingtonpost.com shares a list of ab exercises you can try:
* Bird dog: Start on your hands and knees, with your wrists directly below your shoulders and your…Read More
Mindfulness exercises can reduce drug dependence
Washington: A new intervention program called Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) has been developed for chronic pain patients that decreases their addiction for drugs.
The program concentrates on helping people gain a sense of meaning and fulfilment in life and embrace pleasures…Read More
Fiber: The Diet WorkhorseIf you're trying to diet and finding it too tough to restrict calories because you're always starving, fiber may be just what you're lacking. "It keeps you feeling fuller for longer," says Sandra Meyerowitz, MPH, RD, a nutritionist and owner of Nutrition Works in Louisville, Ky. "You…Read More
The Heart-Clogging Ingredient That’s Still in Your DietThe study revealed that guys take in 1.9 percent of their total calories from trans fats—heart-unhealthy fats that are commonly created in a process that turns liquid oils solid—though the AHA advises capping consumption at just 1 percent.
That means men who eat a 2,000-calorie diet…Read More
Q: Are hemp protein and hemp seeds really that nutritious?This cousin to cannabis can get you high—in protein, that is. A 30-gram handful of hemp seeds (2 or 3 tablespoons) contains 10 grams of protein, plus 1 to 3 grams of fiber and about 200 milligrams of magnesium, a mineral associated with good heart health.
The seeds became widely available…Read More
Parenting the Challenging Child Given that having children isn’t a prerequisite for having strong opinions about childrearing, it’s not remarkable that when we do have children, we can be overly defensive about our parenting style.
This is true even when it seems to be working well; but what if our child’s…Read More
`Natural Family' FeudNearly 97% of the 3,500 residents are white. About 80% voted for President Bush in the last election. Many families trace their roots back five generations, to the Mormon pioneers who laid out the town in the 1870s with wide streets, a prudent irrigation system -- and, as a historical account noted,…Read More
Rearranging Your NestFor many modern families, the actual dynamic of which family members live in the home changes over time: A couple lives together, marries, and has children. The children become adults and move on, leaving the couple on their own again. Today, that may not be the end of the story, as adult children…Read More
Gay Parents Tell How They Handle the Child-Rearing Challenge
From the time he was a boy growing up in North Dakota, Adam St. James of Anaheim always expected that he would be a father someday. That was also what was expected of him.
"I grew up in a traditional kind of Midwestern family," he says, "where the expectation was that I would grow up, get…Read More
The Changing American FamilyKristi and Michael Burns have a lot in common. They love crossword puzzles, football, going to museums and reading five or six books at a time. They describe themselves as mild-mannered introverts who suffer from an array of chronic medical problems. The two share similar marital…Read More