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The sooner you get your children into good dental habits, the better
A child's first trip to the children dentist raises many questions and concerns for parents:
- What is the right age for that initial visit?
- How should you prepare your child?
- What should you do if your child is upset about the idea?
This article provides some practical advice to ensure that all-important first visit is more tranquil than traumatic. For many parents, the mere idea of taking their child to the children dentist fills them with dread. There is no doubt that the first look at the inside of dentist's office can be very frightening for little ones. But as with so many aspects of our lives, good dental hygiene begins when we are young, and many children dentists say the sooner the better.
The Mediterranean diet is not without controversy
It's official - everybody seems to be interested in the connection between their health and their diet. Following that old adage "you are what you eat", we now know that our diets can have wonderful, positive effects on our health and well-being - or negative and disastrous effects.
There's been a lot of focus on the health and weight loss benefits of low fat, and low carb diets - but what about the Mediterranean diet? One of the most popular diets observed by a lot of people from around the world is the mediterranean diet. The mediterranean diet does not only incorporate the proper foods, it also fosters an improved attitude towards a healthier lifestyle.
Children will eat at different times of the day, if we allow them to
But should we schedule meals throughout the day, or is it better to eat on demand? The answer depends on the age of the child.
Newborns don't have their time clock set in any direction yet. Their sleeping cycle is not established and their eating time is erratic. At this age it is important to feed on demand; with time the baby will be able to go a number of hours without food and feedings become more predictable by about 3 months of age. Some baby care books advise offering food to newborns every 3 hours around-the-clock, but if the baby feels hungry before the 3 hour limit you will end up with a crying baby, and a crying mother.
Would You Like To Sleep Like A Baby Without Taking Drugs?
Americans spend upwards of 3 billion dollars a year on sleep medications, but to avoid the side effects, there are a number of natural remedies you can try first. To get a good quality night's sleep, try these 6 tips from my new book Second Spring.
1. Relaxing Rituals to Rest Easy
In Chinese Medicine, nighttime is yin time-or, simply, when the body takes care of itself instead of your desires. Proper sleep is required for your body to repair itself and regenerate. To reach deep, restful sleep, your spirit and heart must be calm. Excessive worry, anxiety, and depression can all disturb the spirit and activate the mind-making it near impossible to fall asleep and stay asleep. Rituals to sooth your spirit and induce a sleep response before bed include soaking your feet in Epson salts for 15 minutes, writing all of your thoughts in a journal to get them out of your head, and practicing relaxation before bed, like the Stress Release meditation below.
Sound impossible? I think not
You'll find plenty of opportunities to slip these easy weight loss tips into your routine and watch the numbers on the scale go down. If you've already begun to lose weight, these tips will maximize your efforts and speed up results.
The bottom line is that one pound is equivalent to 3,500 calories. Whether you make slight changes to your diet or increase exercise levels, a deficit of 500 calories a day will lead to a loss of about a pound a week for you without really trying! Here are some tips for losing weight with minimal effort, you can try: