Posts Tagged ‘Children’


SAD and Kids


Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) doesn’t just affect adults. It strikes children and teenagers, too. As the days get shorter and temperatures dip, some people experience the winter blues. During the winter, some people are vulnerable to depression, fatigue, an increased need for sleep, and difficulty concentrating. These are a few symptoms of winter SAD. SAD […]

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Back to School


Kids, teens and young adults all over the country and starting to head back to school, which means their summer vacation is over. All parents know that it is usually difficult to get your kids to get up in the morning. Some have to resort to turning lights on, slamming doors, pouring ice water on […]

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6 Tips to Help Summer Depression


Notice you’re more grumpy in the summer? Miserable in the heat, plus having kids around for 90 straight days is making you depressed? You are not alone, there are many people during the summer that feel like this, because of one thing: summer depression. Not quite as popular or known as your winter depressions, but […]

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Detecting Sleep Disorders


The Maryland Family Magazine had an article on detecting sleep disorders in kids. Sleep disorders, are more common than many parents realize. They can range from difficulty falling asleep to trouble breathing .It affects about 2 percent of all children. Many parents assume that the symptoms are normal, especially when it comes to the snoring. Snoring is […]

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What Parents Can Do If Kids Have SAD


Talk to your doctor if you suspect your child has SAD. Doctors and mental health professionals make a diagnosis of SAD after a careful evaluation and a checkup to ensure that symptoms aren’t due to a medical condition that needs treatment. Tiredness, fatigue, changes in appetite and sleep, and low energy can be signs of […]

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