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Doctor insights on: Mothers Day Activities For Kindergarten Kids

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How many hours a day should a child in kindergarten sleep?

How many hours a day should a child in kindergarten sleep?

Sleep 9-12 hours: Most kindergarteners should sleep a total of 9-12 hours per day. Not all will be at night. Many 5 year olds require a mid day nap. ...Read more

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How can I prepare my child for kindergarten?

How can I prepare my child for kindergarten?

Get excited: Help your child get excited about this next big step. In the month before attending school put a little more structure into their day with some time for arts and crafts, reading books, quiet time, practice writing name, etc. This will help prepare them for some of the activities kindergarten will have. If possible figure out what friends will be in their class and schedule a couple play dates. ...Read more

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Why am I so scared of my child germs and getting sick in kindergarten?

Why am I so scared of my child germs and getting sick in kindergarten?

Normal, but: It is stressful to parent and kindergarten represents a separation where you have little control of the variables involved. Accept that you have done your best in the past to prepare the kid. Proper vaccines protect against the worst issues. The kid also has some experience with germs, building an immune system from past colds and other issues. ...Read more

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Which immunizations does my child need before starting kindergarten?

Which immunizations does my child need before starting kindergarten?

Immunization: DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella. Plus they’ll need to make up any other shots missing from the past. ...Read more

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My mom teaches the kindergarten kids and she wears heels in her legs at school.is it ok?

My mom teaches the kindergarten kids and she wears heels in her legs at school.is it ok?

What is the problem: in wearing high heals while teaching KG kids, unless you are worried about your mother's posture and back if she has back problems/disease, if so better avoid high healed footwear and put on comfortable ones ...Read more

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I need weight loss help before mothers day. Dont want my kid to see me fat. Is that possible?

I need weight loss help before mothers day. Dont want my kid to see me fat. Is that possible?

Diet and exercise: Caloric restriction and increase in physical activity are both needed to lose weight. Eating a balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits and whole grains; low in saturated fats may help. However reducing your food consumption and exercising are both essential. ...Read more

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Does writing letters backward mean my child has dyslexia? My daughter is in kindergarten and is learning to write. She often writes letters backward, and mixes up words with similar spellings. Does this mean she has dyslexia? .

Does writing letters backward mean my child has dyslexia? My daughter is in kindergarten and is learning to write. She often writes letters backward, and mixes up words with similar spellings. Does this mean she has dyslexia?

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It : It is completely normal for a young child to reverse letters when first learning how to write - it is not an indicator of dyslexia. Many kids will continue to confuse b's and d's, q's and p's, well into first and even second grade. The same is true for confusing similar spellings of words. I've attached an article that talks about dyslexia and what to look for. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am19;when7, a kid from kindergarten did sexual intercourse on me.I do not know if he ejaculated or not.I'm concerned about catchinghiv, no symptomsyet?

I am19;when7, a kid from kindergarten did sexual intercourse on me.I do not know if he ejaculated or not.I'm concerned about catchinghiv, no symptomsyet?

Doubtful: A sexual encounter between kindergarten aged children, over 12 years ago, would in all likelihood not cause any HIV worries. If you feel otherwise saddened or are "mentally scarred" from this childhood event, be sure to discuss with your dr. And get the appropriate counseling and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will it harm a unborn child, if the mother is taken Valium 10mg every day?

Will it harm a unborn child, if the mother is taken Valium 10mg every day?

Possibly: Diazepam is listed as a category d drug by the fda due to demonstrated risks for the baby. Neonatal withdrawal syndrome, low activity level, low body temperature and poor feeding are commonly seen.There is some chance of fetal malformation suggested.Smaller doses given episodically and tapering off near the time of delivery may avoid the listed problems. ...Read more

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Why might my kindergarten-aged child have a lower body temp during a respiratory virus? 95.2 axillary. Was 99.1 earlier.

Why might my kindergarten-aged child have a lower body temp during a respiratory virus? 95.2 axillary. Was 99.1 earlier.

Axillary temperature: Axillary temperature is 1.5 to 2 degrees lower than body temperature, so 99.1 is actually 100.6 to 101.1. Body temperature vaires during an infection depending on the body's response to fight the infection. ...Read more

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How old does a child have to be to have otoplasty? My 5-year old daughter's ears are much too big, and the kids in her kindergarten class have started teasing her. Is she too young to have otoplasty? .

How old does a child have to be to have otoplasty? My 5-year old daughter's ears are much too big, and the kids in her kindergarten class have started teasing her. Is she too young to have otoplasty?

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6-7 y/0: Ear growth usually is done by 6-7 years , that would be my choice to operate, but in cases where there is teasing and may affect child behavior in school , 5 sounds a reasonable compromise. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a mothers milk help a child?

Can you tell me how a mothers milk help a child?

Perfect for babies: Breastmilk is perfect for babies. It contains antibodies to help fight infections, healthy fatty acids for brain and eye development, and helps prevent asthma and allergies in a small scale. ...Read more

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Are there any help programs for mothers with overweight children?

Are there any help programs for mothers with overweight children?

Programs: Most children's hospitals have weight management programs emphasizing life style changes promoting nutition, exercise and making comprehensive changes in life to promote weight loss and better health.Consult with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What percentage of mothers of young children are also working mothers?

What percentage of mothers of young children are also working mothers?

Go to...Ygoy.com: Year 2008 -59.5 % of women above 16 years were either working or looking for work in the US. 46.5 % of the total labor force of the US are women. Will go up to 47 % in the year 2016. Working women will increase of 49 % in the total labor force between the year 2006-2016. In USA 61% (8th in the world) 1950-1998. ...Read more

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