Teen stress a strong risk factor for headaches | Parenting Hub
Stress has a dire impact on the quality of modern life, and this is sometimes amplified in a teenager’s life. Often pressures from school, home, friends, and physical changes during this highly self-aware period can lead to anxiety and the latest research also suggests it can even have an impact on the frequency of headaches teenagers get.
Swimming – An all year activity with excellent health benefits | Parenting Hub
I have been teaching swimming for 10 years with about half of them being in the UK and the last 5 years here in Cape Town. I am always surprised by South- Africans’ attitudes to swimming in terms of its role as an all year sport and activity.
20 Health Benefits of Simply Getting Outside | Hobson Homestead
Simply being outside in nature is so beneficial for people at any age or at any stage of health. Life is filled with varying tensions, from health issues to overwhelming busyness and to-do lists to the pressure of making life-altering decisions. So the next time you need to de-stress, relax, reflect or detach, don’t forget to simply get outside. Here are my top benefits for getting outdoors.
Managing Stress As A Teen | Parenting Hub
Simply put, itâs an emotionâ¦ but itâs one of the most damaging and harmful ones we experience if itâs left unchecked! If itâs not addressed, it can affect not only your mental, but your physical health too. Many adults are of the opinion that teens donât really know what true stress is. They are wrong! Stress is an emotion that can be experienced by new-born babies, toddlers and human beings of all ages. The things that make us stress may differ, but that doesnât make it any…
Breakfast Is The Most Important Meal Of The Day
Breakfast is without a doubt the most important meal of the day and now it is even more fun with great prizes to be won in partnership with @kelloggs and @crayola #NourishYourCreativity #Ad #Kelloggs #Crayola
The Relation between stress and Headache/Migraine | Parenting Hub
We all lead busy lives. Between going to work and picking up the children from school, itâs no wonder our stress levels are on the rise. But can the stress in your life actually cause you to have more headaches and migraines? According to a recent study there is enough evidence to show there is an association between stress intensity and headache frequency.
Weight, Fertility and Pregnancy | Parenting Hub
Getting your body ready for baby-making isn't only about tossing your birth control and charting your ovulation. It's also about laying the nutritional foundation for healthy baby building. Begin your eating-well campaign even before you conceive (technically these are your first weeks of pregnancy) and you'll be doing yourself (and your soon-to-be embryo) a favour.
A, B, Zzzz | Parenting Hub
Sleep is a basic physiological need â it is crucial for our health because when we are asleep, our bodies repair and restore themselves.
12 Tips for When Your Toddler Has the Stomach Flu
Your toddler seemed perfectly fine two hours ago. Now all the sudden he’s throwing up what looks like his whole day’s food. What could be going on? Did he eat something bad? He might have Viral Gastroenteritis, AKA the stomach flu.
3 Beauty Hacks found at the bottom of your Diaper Bag | Parenting Hub
Often, I find myself in a beauty aisle deciding whether the R200 spent on a body oil is actually worth the splurge but usually end up settling on the idea that I would much rather spend the same amount on a bag of nappies because who would want soft skin and wet patches of carpet throughout their house, anyway?
The Truth About Health and Wellness - Plus Health Challenge - With Helen Joubert
It was such a pleasure going live with @hellynothard to learn the truth about health and wellness from a professional nutritional therapist. #Health #LiveWithKaboutjie
Eat Healthy and Live Healthy
Both underweight and overweight people often follow an unhealthy lifestyle and eating habits. When you start believing that healthy food and lifestyle practices are essential for a happy life, awareness becomes a part of your psyche, making it easier for you to instill that habit in your lifestyle.
How To Eat Less Salt | Parenting Hub
"Eating too much sodium, most of which we get from salt, can lead to high blood pressure.Â This in turn can cause heart disease, kidney disease and strokes. So it is worth trying to cut down the amount of salt eaten. Almost two-thirds of the salt we consume are added by food manufacturers when food is processed. Of the remainder, about half is added at home during cooking or at the table and half is naturally present in food."
Easy Hydration For Breastfeeding Moms | Parenting Hub
Many of us moms give a lot of thought to eating well while we are breastfeeding, knowing that we are passing on the very nutrients we consume to our precious bundles of joy.Â However, apart from avoiding alcohol and minimising our caffeine intake, less thought may be given to what we might be drinking on a day to day basis.Â The nutritional impact of what we drink is one important consideration; the other is that it is also vital for breastfeeding moms to stay properly hydrated.