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BULLYING: Why Kids Bully, How To Tell If Your Child is beign bullied

BULLYING: Why Kids Bully, How To Tell If Your Child is beign bullied

Children's Health, Health & Life
It's important to take bullying seriously and not just brush it off as something that kids have to "tough out." The effects can be serious and affect kids' sense of safety and self-worth. In severe cases, bullying has contributed to tragedies, such as suicides and school shootings. Bullying is being mean to another person over and over again. Bullying often includes: Teasing Talking about hurting someone Spreading rumours Leaving them out on purpose Attacking someone by hitting them or yelling at them Bullying does not always happen in person.  Today, there is also Cyber-bullying, which is a type of bullying that happens online or through text messages or emails. It includes posting rumours about people on sites like Facebook, sharing embarrassing pictures or videos of the
Healthy Teeth and the Nigerian Child

Healthy Teeth and the Nigerian Child

Children's Health, Dental Health, Health & Radiance/Beauty
Children Health The benefits of orthodontic treatment include not only improved bite and straighter teeth but also improved self image and self esteem – a beautiful smile for a lifetime. NAO recommends that your child gets the first orthodontic check-up by the age of seven years. Also your child’s first visit to the dentist should be as soon as the first tooth appears or by the age of one year. At the age of seven years, it will be determined if there is a problem or if a problem is developing. Some orthodontic problems are easier to correct when discovered early. It saves time and future expenses when the appropriate treatment is recommended and started at the appropriate time. Most orthodontic treatment (braces) begins between the ages of nine and 14. Your orthodontist will advi
What To Do When Teeth Injury Occurs

What To Do When Teeth Injury Occurs

Children's Health, Dental Health, Fashion Health, Health & Life, Health & Radiance/Beauty, Men's Health, Women's health
Children’s Health Teeth injury in children: chipped or broken teeth As worrying as it might be for parents and the kids, chipped or broken teeth are quite common in kids. These teeth injuries can occur in children after a hard fall, a sporty kid who gets knocked in the mouth by a ball or one who crunches on hard chocolate. Sleeping children who aggressively grind their teeth, and even cavities that weaken the teeth, can also lead to chips or fractures. You should know that your child’s injury may be the loss of a baby tooth or a permanent (adult) tooth. The tooth can be fractured (broken or cracked) or chipped, and sometimes it may not even hurt. If a large piece of tooth breaks off, however, it will probably cause pain, and your child’s tongue may get cut against the sharp, jagged su
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder – A Health seminar

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder – A Health seminar

Children's Health, Latest Health News, Mental Health
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is still an important health condition that most people are either completely unaware of or are grappling to understand since it became to public knowledge in the last decade or so. In this second part write-up, Health Editor MORGAN NWANGUMA concludes his focus on the seminar that was recently held in Lagos under the ‘Orange Ribbon Initiative’ on this subject matter. Dr. Marcus D. Tillery of Technology and Social Change, Princeton University, USA, spoke concerning policies and education. Tillery who claims he had traced his lineage to Koko town, a Niger Delta community in Nigeria, is a consultant with Blazing Trails International Centre, USA. While speaking on the topic - Improving Systems and Policies that Effect Care, Education Quality and Access, highligh
Behavioural Therapy For Children

Behavioural Therapy For Children

Amazing Health Discoveries, Children's Health, Mental Health
Understanding Behavioural Patterns in Kids There are many children in the world that suffer from some type of behavioural or emotional issues that result in bad behaviour. These children could suffer from autism, ADHD or any type of childhood behaviour, but the bottom line is for us to realize that they are not purposely doing whatever it is they are doing, but rather that they should be helped to access the required forms of therapy such as cognitive behaviour therapy, applied behaviour therapy or play therapy. Behaviour Therapy for Children Cognitive therapy involves minimising anxiety, learning alternative ideas and learning that feelings and moods alter behaviour. It helps the child to identify their inner thoughts and replace bad thoughts with positive productive thoughts. A