According to charity Action on Sugar, public health ministers can only really tackle the problem of childhood obesity by extending the sugar tax to include sweets – thereby compelling the confection industry to cut back on the sugar going into their products.
When your kid tells his first fib, you’ll no doubt lament the loss of innocence – and probably feel a twinge of fear that bigger whoppers are destined for the future. But according to one expert, the advent of lying is not always a cause for concern; instead, it can mean a major leap in development.
Have you ever had a conversation with someone who’s been glued to their phone? In adult world, this kind of one-sided interaction can make the solo conversationist feel put-off, frustrated, angry – and, most likely – unimportant. For kids, being on the receiving end of such interrupted attention translates into behavioural problems that can be difficult to resolve.
Cutting that first pearly white is an exciting milestone for your tot – but what exactly do you do to take care of the single little chopper – if anything?
Fruit juice is the healthy alternative to teeth-rotting, nutritionally defunct sugary drinks, right? Not actually, say experts.