Discipline teaches While Eating

In addition to training independence, the introduction of discipline at meals also teach your child good eating habits.

Is it true that the baby can be invited to discipline? Arlene Eisenberg et al, in his book on the First Year Infants mention, age 10 months is a good time to start introducing discipline in children. Above that age, the task of introducing parental discipline will be more severe. Therefore, the memory of the little guy has been highly developed. He already had plenty of recording various habits and behaviors that have been done by the people around him.

Many disciplines that can be applied to infants. One is to introduce discipline while eating. Yes, at the age of 10 months are generally children are beginning to show their independence. He wanted to hold his own spoon feeding and no longer fed. Although initially may be dirty and messy, through this activity, your child can find something new, such as causality, temperature differences, and learn to concentrate. Continue reading “Discipline teaches While Eating”

Immunization to Prevent Disease Early

Immunization is the prevention of certain diseases in a person by administering the vaccine. The vaccine is an antigen that can be active or inactive microorganisms or toxins derived from attenuated. Vaccine could be through injection, such as a vaccine BCG, DPT, DT, TT, Measles, and Hepatitis B. Meanwhile, given the polio vaccine orally. Giving the vaccine early and routinely to infants and toddlers are known to raise the body’s natural immunity. The way it’s very effective, easy, and inexpensive to ward off infectious diseases.


Diphtheria diseases including infectious disease caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheria. The bacteria nesting and breeding in the throat with a very powerful toxin. Transmission can occur through air or splashing when the patient coughs or sneezes. Toxin from the bacteria that can damage the respiratory tract and enter the blood stream can lead to abnormalities in vital organs such as the heart. The disease mainly affects children under five, when diphtheria can be warded off with DPT immunization.
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Brain Nutrition For Smart Kids

Make sure you provide adequate nutrition for your child’s brain in order for it to grow healthy and smart. Nutritional deficiencies will result in the development of the nervous system becomes impaired children. It is based on research published in the British Medical Journal.

For your child to grow up healthy and intelligent, the most necessary needs such as the brain is fat builder. Fats, particularly fatty acids (DHA and ARA), is an important nutrient for the growth of the brain and the eyes of the child. The second deficiency of essential fatty acids at birth it will cause low birth weight and small head circumference. As a result, the development of the central nervous system and cognitive abilities later in life will also be affected.

To meet the need of fatty acids, milk should be given as optimal as possible for the little guy. Breast milk fatty acids were found to contain the brain needs in order to thrive. Based on studies conducted by the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, USA, proven IQ breast-fed babies are much higher compared with infants who are not breastfed. While the child is given solid foods, fatty acid requirement can be met by providing fish, eggs, and fortified milk DHA and ARA. Continue reading “Brain Nutrition For Smart Kids”

Stimulating Children Intelligence

Your role as a parent in a child’s developing brain function not only in fetal life, but until childhood. Therefore, parents are the first teachers and the principal to the child’s brain. What can you do to make the intelligence of children to develop optimally aroused?

Based on the research of experts, the human brain growth rate peaked twice, namely in fetus at 15 weeks gestation to 20, and at 30 weeks gestation until the baby is 18 months old.

Two days above is the most important time for parents to play an active role in stimulating the brain intelligence. Because stimuli were given at this age can change the size and function of the brain chemical. Therefore, in addition to their nutritional intake must be considered, the widest possible opportunity to explore with holding, throwing, pushing, pulling and experimenting, you have to give.
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Toys, Kids Learn to Increase Motivation

Every child really loves to play. For the little guy, the activity is not just having fun. Playing is very useful for helping to make it more optimal growth. So the selection of toys is crucial for optimal benefits.

As well as working for adults, play is work for children. Through play, your child will learn about the world and its surroundings. He has the opportunity to explore the environment and develop the skills, values, attitudes, tolerance, and understanding. Play is a way of expressing feelings and emotions faster than conveying verbal expression.

As a tool for playing, the selection of toys and play materials is crucial for optimal benefits. Abundant toy is useless if the toy has no educational value. That is, the toy gives enjoyment or play while learning the benefits of a particular skill. However, does not mean you also have to fill your child with educational toys that are too much. Toy is just one contributing factor to optimize brain development of children.

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Weight Loss and Behavior Problems

Currently, the problem of obesity a growing problem threatening because more and more people who are having problems in setting her weight. In Indonesia alone, began to look for the trend, not only in adults but also in children.

Overweight to obesity, has been known to cause a number of disease risk. Call it, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, stroke and many others. But research in the United States, shows that excessive weight gain in children also affects the state of behavior, especially in girls.

Research on nearly 10,000 children aged about 5 years, who are in school in kindergarten, collected data on height, weight and the reports of parents and teachers on child behavior problems.
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Recognize Crying Baby

It’s pretty much the reason for the difficulty of being a mother. However, having a baby is the dream of all women and one tremendous happiness. Here’s some info and tips for recognizing our baby crying and a way for women to live.

The child cried repeatedly to pause for breath. Usually this type of crying like a baby caused hungry or thirsty. Try to give him milk or favorite food.

Baby crying shrill, breathless then cry again. Maybe he fell and his body felt sore. Try to swing his body and he slowly massaged her with great tenderness.

Baby crying like screaming endlessly. Maybe he was bored. Try to hum, engage him in conversation, joking or take her out to restore cheerfulness.

Baby crying and whining will not sleep. Maybe he wants cuddled-buckle, try to lift and swing her body slowly and sing a song gently until she fell asleep.

Baby cries as if he was sad or angry. Maybe he was lonely and less attention. Try to accompany him until he is calm and cheerful again.

Baby crying sad followed lethargic body movements. Maybe he was sick. Try to check his temperature and immediately take it to the doctor for a checkup.

Baby cries grew louder and began to squirm in her bed. He felt uncomfortable with her ​​blanket or clothes. Try to always change his clothes before he fell asleep with a softer material and no heat in the body.

Factors Affecting Growth Height

Child height growth is not necessarily the same as the other children, even though the same age. At least 7 factors involved in determining the height of each child.

Heredity is the primary influence that determines your child’s height, according to Levitsky lynne, MD.kepala pediatric endocrine unit at the general hospital massachusetts, boston (USA). So if you and your husband’s height 155cm, do not expect your child someday height of 170 cm. It could be the child’s height would be more of a father-mother, but can not be much above the height of his parents.

Fulfillment of nutrients that the body needs large child participate. If traveling with a smooth growth process. Nutrients that contribute in helping your child achieve optimal height, including protein, fat, vitamin A, vitamin D, iron (fe), Calcium (Ca), zinc (Zn), and iodine (I) .
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Intelligence and Creativity

Creativity is one of the characteristics of intelligent behavior because creativity is also a manifestation of a cognitive process. Nevertheless, the relationship between creativity and intelligence do not always show satisfactory evidence. Although there is a presumption that creativity has a linear curve of relations with intelligence, but the evidence obtained from different studies do not support it.

Low IQ followed by a low level of creativity. However, the higher a person’s IQ, is not always followed by a high level of creativity as well. Relationship IQ and creativity of a person can be seen up to a certain IQ. But higher again, it did not find any relationship between IQ with levels of creativity.

Scientists have tried to find the cause why it happened. J. P. Guilford explains that creativity is a process that is divergent thinking, the ability to provide a variety of alternative answers based on the information provided. In contrast, only intelligence tests designed to measure thinking processes that are convergent, ie the ability to provide a single answer or a logical conclusion based on the information provided. This is the result of the traditional education pattern that is less attention to the development process of divergent thinking ability even though this proved to be very instrumental in the progress achieved by science.