Month: April 2019

Researchers have recently examined the link between mental health conditions and obesity in over 12,000 children and teenagers. The results show that obesity raises the risk of anxiety and depression, which is something that physicians and healthcare professionals should be “vigilant about.” Obesity raised anxiety and depression risk by 33% among young boys. According to
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Most women go through a life-changing experience once or several times in their life and it is called ‘giving birth’. It is both a beautiful and traumatic experience at the same time. Although most mothers heave a big sigh of relief once their baby is in their arms, the experience of ‘birth’ doesn’t end there.
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Gushing hormones, boyfriends, girlfriends, school, peer pressure and so much more. Ah, teen life is not easy! Teenagers have to deal with multiple emotions as it is, and a stressful skin condition is the last thing they want to worry about. That said, skin care for teens is the first
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By the time your child is in the third grade, they would know how to read and write. It is also the time when children develop a keen interest in books. You can encourage that interest in reading by giving them the right kind of books to read. What kind of books would a third
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, by the time children have reached the fifth grade, around 80 percent of them have been physically punished. They also report that physical punishment, which includes spanking and hitting, has been shown to be ineffective and lead to more aggressive behavior. They recommend that parents use more effective
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The very thought of hemorrhoids can make one uncomfortable. While the condition is more common among adults, it can also develop in babies and toddlers. They are painful hemorrhoids in babies can be handled with medical and home care. In this MomJunction post, find out what causes hemorrhoids in babies,
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Teenage and high school is hard, yet enamored with a lot of optimism and excitement about what’s going to come. Adolescence brings you once-in-a-lifetime experiences, almost all of which are documented in books and several entertaining movies for teens. From romance, thrill to adventure and crazy action, we find everything in a teenage movie. In
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A sleepover or a camping night isn’t complete without some scary stories for teens. Whether you are doing a study night out or grouped to enjoy a night after the exams, sharing scary stories will give you a thrill like none other. So, why not freak each other out in your next night out? MomJunction
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IN THIS ARTICLE After being invaded by the Mughals, the French and the Dutch, India was under the rule of the British Empire for nearly 200 years. The struggle for India’s Independence was mostly non-violent, laden with inspirational tales and lessons for all of us, especially children. Indian Independence history is vast and may encourage
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It seems pretty unlikely that there are any parents out there who want to talk to their children about divorce. It’s an ugly, messy word that’s hard to explain, especially to children. When you think or hear about having to explain divorce to little ones, most often you probably think about parents having to explain
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Families large and small all know the struggle of trying to create, design and develop ideas for sharing a bedroom. Whether the children in your family are bunking up out of necessity or simply because they enjoy one another’s company (enjoy it while you can!), we have a few tips, tricks, and ideas for sharing
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Whether it is sports, music or arts & craft, teenagers benefit in multiple ways by indulging in hobbies and extracurricular activities. They spend most of their time at school but the way they utilize their leisure time makes a difference
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One thing seems certain, however. This baby is likely to be royally cute. In anticipation of the bundle of joy’s arrival, we’re here to remind you that Prince Harry was a truly adorable baby. There are endless photos from the famous redhead’s childhood to back that up. Sadly, baby photos of Meghan aren’t as readily
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IN THIS ARTICLE Fashionable, stylish, and updated with the latest trends. That’s how meticulous teens are when it comes to their appearance. Wouldn’t such a fashionable person want to smell good too? Perfumes for teens are an integral part of their grooming, as smelling good gives a pleasant feeling not just for the person wearing
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Parents will always worry about how their child will do academically. Academic success is found to be linked to DNA genetics and some parents may not know that their child was probably already born with what they need to succeed. Children are more likely to succeed in subjects either parent was good at. One study
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A 1995 study found that by the age of three, children in low-income homes knew 30 million less words that children raised in upper-class homes. They found that this word gap was due to the fact that children in lower-income homes were not spoken to as often as children in high-income homes. Newer research shows
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE It is such a joy listening to your baby’s voice, whether they’re cooing or speaking adorable gibberish. Naturally, you start to worry when the child’s voice becomes hoarse, rough or even inaudible. A baby’s voice is said to be hoarse when it sounds raspy or rough. A hoarse voice in
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