Tag Archives: child

Getting your child ready for school

September 2, 2012

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by Dannette Hunnel —  It is already back-to-school time. This means kids are going to need the proper supplies to get off to a good start. We all know what the basics are — pencils, erasers, backpacks, folders, paper, pencils, calculators, etc. But, depending on the child’s age and grade, the list of supplies can […]

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Rolfing™ and forward, rounded shoulders

February 25, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Does this describe your posture — forward, rounded shoulders? Our culture seems to be producing children and young adults with this condition, which they will often take into their adult lives, creating misalignments in their body structures. Backpacks carried to school by 6-year-olds may not be heavy. However, take a look […]

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Is your tween/teen suffering from nature deficit disorder?

February 23, 2012

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by Vanessa Chamberlain —  The signs and symptoms of nature deficit disorder (NDD) sound like checklists you have heard for other common diagnoses such as ADD/ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), ODD (oppositional defiant disorder), LFT (low frustration-tolerance) and manic-depressive disorder (bipolar). In his 2005 book, Last Child in the Woods, author Richard Louv coined the term […]

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Health updates: Children’s car seats and almonds

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding dangerous chemicals found in children’s car seats and the health benefits of an almond-enriched, low-calorie diet. Hidden danger found in children’s car seats A study has uncovered the presence of dangerous chemicals in a range of child car seats. The Ecology Center tested more than 150 infant convertible and […]

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