Children have seemingly lost some of their imagination as video games have taken over their time. Even little children have become drawn to tv and video games more now than ever! Sparking fantasy play can be easy when you provide the right environment while limiting electronic time. The benefits of fantasy play are astounding! Here are some of the fantasy play benefits.
Every parent wants their child to behave better, but only parents see everything their child does. It is easy for a parent at a grocery store to pass judgment on you and your child as they walk by while your child is screaming at the top of their lungs, but it is almost as hard for you to remember that your child can behave well during that same time. “I wish that you would just behave yourself,” is a common phrase that many parents are heard saying to their children in the store. Well, getting your child to behave better is actually easier than you might think.
Anyone with a little girl will know that there has been a huge rise in infatuations with anything and everything unicorn themed. I have a six-year-old little girl, myself. Needless to say, you would think that there is an infestation of unicorns in our home! She would buy ANYTHING if it has a unicorn on it… even if she has no idea what it is or if she even has a use for it! I decided to compile a list of some of my favorite (and her favorite) unicorn themed gifts to share our version of “The Best of the Best Unicorn Themed Gifts” since there are SO many available right now!
The rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years. Learn the simple steps that can help prevent it. The most recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, found that nearly 20 percent of children were obese. Read that again. Not just overweight, but obese. This means that for children their age and height, they rank in the top 95th percentile or above. A staggering statistic when compared to results of previous generations.