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Is Your Kid Getting Enough To Drink?

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

From The Washington Post: “Adequate hydration is essential for growing babies, toddlers and kids. As with adults, water is necessary for their body’s daily activities. Because of their smaller size, though, children are more vulnerable than adults to losing water through their skin. Kids also often forget to drink and don’t always recognize when they… Continue Reading Is Your Kid Getting Enough To Drink?

Toddlers Need At Least 3 Hours of Physical Activity Daily

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

From The Canadian Press: “The ’24-hour movement guidelines for the early years’ report says daily physical activity should include at least one hour of “energetic play” for three- and four-year-olds — something that previously wasn’t recommended until age five. Suggestions include running, dancing, or playing outside.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Mindfulness Helps Children Regulate Stress

Monday, May 14, 2018

From Sarasota Herald-Tribune: “Making play-dough or listening during storytime may not seem to demand much brain power, but for some children pre-kindergarten can be just as daunting as meeting deadlines at the office.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.