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What do our children need to grow and develop well?

In childhood on February 7, 2011 by ourhappychildren Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

When a baby is born, this question always arises in a family. Parents want to know what their children need in order to grow and develop well. It is very important to understand what does a newborn baby exactly needs, so that parents could guarantee a right development. So, what can parents do to help their children grow healthy, strong and happy? Let us find out more about it.

Nutrition. The right nutrition for children is probably the most important stage from their earliest years. A body needs different kinds of nutrients for its proper growth, repair and energy. A newborn child requires a specially balanced nutrition with necessary vitamins, minerals and elements that will help to develop mentally and physically. Proper nutrition is something that parents should pay great attention to. Also, it is very important to develop good food habits that are necessary for health. When a child is healthy, he or she grows and develops faster. Remember that nutrition is directly associated with the brain and body development.

Physical development. Children should do many activities in order to strengthen their muscles. Maintaining a healthy body is very important for future development.

Mental development. Mental development depends greatly on general physical condition of a child. As soon as a child is born, his brain is ready to learn. A newborn child has a great potential to develop. Parents are responsible for the future of their children as they are the first people who children are in contact with. The activities parents do with their children can determine their future. Early experiences influence greatly on child’s development.

Emotional development. The emotional condition of our children is probably one of the most important stages in their proper development. Love, affection and care are the most necessary emotions children need to grow and develop well. Children grown up in families get inestimable experience that affects greatly their growth and development.

Recreation and rest. Every child needs rest and recreation in order to restore strength and spirits after different types of activities. Usually recreation is an activity that is done for child’s enjoyment. These activities are voluntary because children like them. Rest and recreation help children to develop physically, mentally, emotionally and socially.

Play as a type of recreation is a way children learn new skills, it helps them grow and develop. It is very important for parents to find plenty of time to play with their children. When you play with your children, you help them to learn through play. Researchers note that children who are involved in a play, learn different skills more quickly that those children who are not involved in this process.

All children grow and develop their emotional, physical, intellectual, social and communication skills in a different way. Each child is unique and a unique approach is needed to every child. The main task of every parent is to find this unique approach in order to help their children to develop in a right way.

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