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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Teach Your Kids to Like Reading

Posted: April 15th 2016

Reading is a window to the world. By reading, you will gain broad insights. Reading also trains you to empathize with others. In fact, studies have shown that people who like to read books can live happier lives. Unfortunately, some Indonesians don’t like to read books. You can start introducing your child to various books from childhood to foster interest in reading. Here are tips that you can apply to make your children love reading books. Various benefits when children read There are various benefits of reading books that can be obtained. In addition to making you live happier, reading is an activity that provides calm and lowers blood pressure. Reading also improves the cognitive function of the brain to think, understand the context, and sharpen the ability to remember. Therefore, being diligent in reading can reduce your risk of various age-related brain diseases, such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. How … Read more

How to Handle a Child’s Tantrum

Posted: April 13th 2016

Tantrums are the most common problem in children under five. It is not uncommon for parents to find it difficult to cope with and deal with a tantrum child, especially in public. The following is an explanation of tantrums in children, starting from the definition, the causes, to how to overcome them. What is a tantrum? Tantrums are emotional outbursts, which are usually characterized by stubbornness, crying, screaming, yelling, defiance, or anger. When children are tantrums, you may become frustrated and confused about them. Tantrums are part of normal child development because they are trying to show that they are upset. Generally, tantrums will occur in the second year of a child’s life, when early childhood language development begins to develop. This is because toddlers can’t say what they want, feel, or need. However, as language skills improve, this tantrum tends to decrease. What causes tantrums in children? This term … Read more

Synbiotic is a Mean to Prevent Allergy in Children

Posted: April 6th 2016

Your child’s immune system starts from a healthy digestive system. This is fully supported by the consumption of daily intake. One intake that has good benefits for your child’s digestive system is the content of synbiotics. Synbiotics, which are a combination of FOS: GOS prebiotics, and B.breve probiotics, are also closely related to reducing the risk of allergies in children in general. So, let’s find out what is the importance of synbiotic intake for your child. Synbiotics and their role in preventing the risk of allergies in children Synbiotics are a combination of prebiotics and probiotics. This content has a dual role in protecting the digestive health of your child and also prevents the risk of allergies in your child’s body. Some growth milk products include synbiotics because they provide benefits in supporting the child’s overall health. Based on the journal Dietary in Gastrointestinal Disease, in general, synbiotics bring the … Read more

5 Types of Children’s Games for Optimal Growth and Development

Posted: April 4th 2016

Dear moms and dads playing is a child’s world. Most of the wake-up time is done for this. However, playing activities is not just having fun, you know! There, your little one will hone skills, increase knowledge, and stimulate growth and development without realizing it. Based on the above, parents should often invite their children to play. Not only letting them play alone, but they can play together which can lead to bonding or attachment between parent and child. In addition, choosing toys that are safe and appropriate for your little one is also needed. According to the General Practitioner for Montessori and Early Literacy Activists, Pinansia Finska Poetri at an online parenting seminar held by the Kodomo Challenge some time ago, playing and learning activities are not separate things. Both are the same. Nor does one need to take precedence over the other. Every play activity for children is … Read more

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