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How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

Go authoritative: Authoritative is typically the healthiest parenting style. This parenting style sets limits and provides direction while also remaining flexible and encouraing growth. Permissive, uninvolved, and authoritarian all have some down sides. These styles have been associated with poor eating, low self-esteem, over dependence, substance use and other negative behaviors. ...Read more

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Parenting (Definition)

Parenting is a topic that includes all the aspects of raising children, such as diapering and potty training, rules and discipline, daycare, schooling, sports, children's emotional development, teaching ...Read more


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How does homework affect a child's intellectual health?

How does homework affect a child's intellectual health?

Positively: any repetitive behavior is a re-enforcement of a skillset ...Read more

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How does nutrition affect a child's ability to learn?

How does nutrition affect a child's ability to learn?

See below: Think of it this way. If you were to work out vigorously every day but not eat well, you would not expect to develop large muscles, correct. The same goes for your brain - if we exercise it (learning) without adequate nutrition, it won't develop as we would hope. ...Read more

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How does bipolar affect raising children?

How does bipolar affect raising children?

Raising children can: Be both challenging and fun. Bipolar disorder is associated with ups and downs in mood. Understanding the disorder and recognizing triggers for relapses are important in helping to successfully raise a family. Having friends and family who can give respite during times of stress will be helpful.The goal is to raise happy children who see you simply as "mom" and not as "bipolar" mom. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does homework affect a child's mental health?

How does homework affect a child's mental health?

Homework: can and should help a child learn self discipline, improve self confidence and give a child a sense of mastery. However, at times, when it becomes a battle with parents, it can do harm. Encourage your children to do their best, ask for help if they need it and take responsibility for their homework. ...Read more

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How can autism affect everyday life?

How can  autism affect everyday life?

Pervasive effects: Autism and related disorders have significant impact on the life of the individual and his or her family. They often experience social anxiety and difficulty with relationships, difficulty planning and organizing daily living tasks(eg bills and finances), and difficulty with consistent work performance. Look for books bt tony atwood for quality, extensive info on the subject. ...Read more

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How does obesity affect a child's learning abilities in school?

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How does obesity affect a child's learning abilities in school?

More fatigue: Kids who are obese often have difficulty sleeping at night- and can even develop sleep apnea- this leads to poor nighttime rest and daytime fatigue making learning very difficult. Also, poor diet can negatively affect concentration and attention spans. ...Read more

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How does child obesity affect the health?

How does child obesity affect the health?

Adversely: Obesity should be considered as the mother of ill health, especially in children, who will get more complications from the longer time to develop complications like heart disease, type 2 diabetes etc ...Read more

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How does depression affect a teenager's overall health?

How does depression affect a teenager's overall health?

Depression is nothin: to mess with. It is the nervous system's way of turning itself off, which has physical consequences. It is also the psyche's way of dealing with stress, or dealing with too many stimuli or what happens when drugs and/or alcohol are nearby. Brain and body are connected, so when brains are depressed, there are physical signs, too. Go to a GP for the initial look-see... ...Read more

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How does gaming affect a teens social development?

How does gaming affect a teens social development?

Badly: There is more than enough evidence that gaming, especially violent games, desensitizes people to emotions. It messes with your neurotransmitters, makes you irritable, harder to get along with, and promotes isolation. People, no just teens, need social interaction..Need to be with people, talking, learning how to resolve conflict, developing relationship skills. Media time= 2 hours a day. ...Read more

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How does puberty affect someone's social health?

How does puberty affect someone's social health?

Puberty: Puberty tends to aggravate social development, ESPECIALLY if the physical and emotional phenomena that go with it are not discussed honestly and openly with adults who listen and do not pathologize or judge. When puberty is not discussed as such, the changes are learned about in an atmosphere of anxiety and ignorance, i.e., out on the street, and often with poor or even disastrous results. ...Read more

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How does marriage affect your emotional development?

How does marriage affect your emotional development?

As long as married: Throughout the course of a marriage, or any significant relationship, the emotional development of the individuals is effected. It can be altered for the better or for the worse. Much is dependent on the patterns of communication, role expectations, and rigidity versus flexibility. If you need help, seek guidance from a therapist. ...Read more

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How can parents behavior and attitude affect the child?

How can parents  behavior and attitude  affect the child?

Model behavior: A child as early as 16 months will do what you do, not do what you say. If you accidentally reinforce a behavior you don't want with negative or positive attention, learn to state clearly what you expect, and what the consequence is for not complying.Consustently follow through with time-out or removal of privileges. Ignore the child's protests till consequence is done, then calmly state why. ...Read more

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How does early childhood nutrition affect a child's ability to learn later in life?

How does early childhood nutrition affect a child's ability to learn later in life?

Great influence: Children are in a constant state of growth/development. In today's busy world, some parents are time-pressed when it comes to meal preparation. Drive thrus are often very tempting. There are plenty of websites that have quick, easy and nutritious ideas for the home cook. Putting a little more effort into providing healthy foods for your child will help them reach their maximum potential! http://www.medindia.net/patients/lifestyleandwellness/nutrition-and-cognitive-development-in-young-children.htm ...Read more

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How can healthy eating affect a child's development?

How can  healthy eating affect a child's development?

Healthy in = growth: A proper diet of grains, greens and proteins provide the necessary building blocks for cell development - can minimize illness - neurological, obesity, diabetes, etc healthy in- means maximum growth and development and reduces certain risk factors for add, adhd and other childhood related issues...It does not garantee a perfect child- but it will provide a healthier one. ...Read more

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How does teenage pregnancy affect someone's overall health?

How does teenage pregnancy affect someone's overall health?

I think that: teenage pregnancy impacts more on a teen's mental health than their physical health. Although they can conceive and carry a pregnancy 2 term, if followed by an ObGyn, most teens are not emotionally mature enough or prepared 2 B parents. Teens who decide 2 go ahead and have a baby need emotional support, financial and educational assistance 2 deal with parenthood. ...Read more

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How do fungi affect children's health?

How do fungi affect children's health?

No serious problems: Generally annoying,but no scientific evidence they cause significant issues. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does asthma affect child's development?

Interested to know how does asthma affect child's development?

Should not: The goal of asthma therapy is for the patient to be able to do whatever they want. So well treated and well controlled asthma should have no effect on a child's development. ...Read more

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How does the mental health of parents affect their children's development?

How does the mental health of parents affect their children's development?

Nature/nurture: As children develop they are shaped by two factors, their genetics and their enviornment. The mental health of the parent would impact both. Genetically many mental health disorers are generationally passed on. The stability of a parent greatly affects the child developmentally. Different theories of development identify different levels of impact. Overall, most theories agree childhood is. ...Read more

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How does growing up in poverty affect someone's social development?

How does growing up in poverty affect someone's social development?

Resources: On a most basic level, the less resources are for people, the more competition there is, the more hostility and agression there is, and the less hope there often is as well. These phenomena can profoundly effect development, and quite negatively. ...Read more

Children's Health (Definition)

Children's health refers broadly to the health maintenance and prevention ...Read more