Tag: health

  • Caring for Yourself After Baby Arrives
    Caring for Yourself After Baby Arrives

      Mums-to-be take such care during pregnancy but what happens after birth?  The baby takes first priority and self-care for mum is overlooked. Fitness trainer Anna Downs explains how to reprioritise your health with simple exercises to fit into a busy day through pregnancy and beyond. By Anna Downs   Self-care has been a hot […]

  • Things To Know About Your Child’s Vision
    Things To Know About Your Child’s Vision

      An optometrist writes about eye development and caring for children’s vision. By  Bao Minh Tran Babies and younger children will learn more about the world from vision than through all their other senses combined.  Good vision is important for a child’s educational, physical and social development. It’s important to be aware of the possible […]

  • How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children
    How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children

    Bullied or bullying—it’s a harrowing experience, no matter which side one’s child is on. What can we do to help them through? By Vanessa Robitaille Bullying continues to be a very real problem even today, and as parents we are bound to have to face it at some point. When our children are involved on […]

  • Traumatic Birth: The Silent Struggle
    Traumatic Birth: The Silent Struggle

     Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the sensitive topic of perinatal trauma and its impacts on new parents; as well as the support and services available to help them heal and move forward.  By: Emma McNerlin  When a person goes through trauma, the mind goes into an unusually hyper-aroused, fight-or-flight state. The brain’s amygdala, which normally helps […]

  • Pushing Past Your Excuses to Achieve Your Lifestyle Goals
    Pushing Past Your Excuses to Achieve Your Lifestyle Goals

      A life and fitness coach encourages us to look beyond our logic and find our internal drive so that we can commit to achieving any goals like losing weight and keeping it off for good. By Gale Ruttanaphon   When the editor reached out to me to write about tips for parents to better […]

  • Taking Care of Children’s Health in the Cool Season
    Taking Care of Children’s Health in the Cool Season

    As temperatures in Thailand drop, the health risks for children rise.  Here are some common illnesses that can affect children at this time of year and ways to prevent them.   Children’s Center ​Bumrungrad International Hospital   Each new season brings with it new and different activities for children to enjoy. At the same time, […]