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How to understand what the child is overweight and how to help lose weight

Weight loss is acute not only for modern adults, but also to their children. Sedentary lifestyle, fast food, snacks without interrupting gadgets. And yet — the construction of almost a cult of the art of cooking with her Royal Highness FOOD, which a lot of gear on every television channel. And now, instead of walk, to play, to communicate with people (and children!) sitting, watching… and eating.

As parents to understand whether a child is overweight?

If an adult basic measure of excess weight is the body mass index (BMI) in children this method is not used, since the notion of the norm for them more flexible. In childhood and adolescence using the so-called “centile tables” or graphics (easy to find on the Internet) that allow parents to determine the deviation of weight, height and accordingly the body mass index of the child’s specific age and gender. The further parameters of the child deviates from the average, the more pronounced pathology.

At what age the child’s parents should pay special attention to his weight?

In the process of development of the baby fat in his body accumulates unevenly. He actively formed during the first 9 months of life, then comes the stabilization process, in 5-7 years Continue reading

How to raise a child.

As parents, we often hear from grandparents: “before the children were different” or something similar. And if you compare children of different generations, you’ll notice the difference between them in everything. That is, their intellectual, mental and physical state.

The modern child is sitting with a tablet or smartphone more than playing football, he is more developed intellectually, more irritable, but less fights on the streets.

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Parenting is now going through changes and many parents are looking for solutions choosing home education, homeschooling, gaining popularity of online learning.

We offer you advice several popular teachers: a contemporary Denis Johnson and teachers of the past, Maria Montessori, and Lev Tolstoy, which we liked.

Principles of education Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson grew up in a poor family, at the age of 17 gave birth to a child, at 21, became homeless, and 23 earned his first million. She is the mother of five children and grandmother of several grandchildren, now she goes to seminars all over the world and talks about his principles of education of children. Perhaps they are a little silly, but sort of rationality Continue reading

To do with the child in summer

Summer is the best time for healing and strengthening children’s immune system. Just plan your child’s summer in advance.

Many do – plan the summer in accordance with the capabilities of the family, the age and condition of the child. After all, if you do not, then valuable time will be irretrievably lost and wasted for TV, computer games and sleeping late. And after this pastime autumn child will enter is not cheerful, energetic and tan, and sluggish and ready to give up without a fight the first virus.

Summer abstract: the sun, air, water and vitamins

Sun. Soaking up the sun, it is very important not to overdo it. The smaller the child, the more dangerous he long to be in the sun, because unlike adults, children do not have their own protection from ultraviolet radiation. The mechanism of protective reactions in the sun (sunburn is precisely the reaction) is formed in a child only three years.

So the kids who live in the middle lane, it is not recommended to leave it up to this age and to go somewhere in the subtropics, i.e., to the sea. If your child is three years old, and you’re planning a trip to the seaside, take into account the basic rules of “sun safety”. They, incidentally, we should strive to observe not only the sea, but in the summer everywhere.

The child should be in the sun to 11.00 am and in the evening after 17.00. Protect Continue reading

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