Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov
08

How to Discipline Young Kids Effectively: 4 Steps Every Parent Can Take

Every time Karen tells her 5-year-old son Jayden it’s time to leave a friend’s house, he explodes, throwing his toys, screaming and kicking her. “It’s gotten to the point that I don’t want to take him anywhere anymore,” she says. For Sarah, the problem is a little different. Her 3-year-old toddler has started biting other …

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Nov
08

Fun Oral Motor Exercises for Children with Autism

To watch youtube video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wWt3WKEY7Q

Nov
08

Sugar and kids: The toxic truth

Last April, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reported on new research coming out of some of America’s most respected institutions, which find that sugar — the way it’s being consumed by Americans today — is a toxin. And it could be the driving force behind some of this country’s leading killers, including heart disease. To read more and watch …

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Nov
08

In support of family dinners…latest research from UF!

Families who eat together at meals at least three times a week tend to have healthier kids and stronger family ties, and a new study at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions is investigating why. Dr. David Janicke, an associate professor in the department of clinical and health psychology, is …

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