“Hey, Shorty!” Nothing wrong with being short, but when you’re 12 and your friends tower over you, calling you “shorty,” and rest their elbows on your head, at some point it grates. I remember hanging on to the may pole at school, hoping it would stretch me and magically make me grow taller. Then somehow, […]Read more "MOM, ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR CHILD’S LAST GROWTH SPURT?"
There are few changes in a human’s life as memorable and monumental as the change brought in by the 2nd growth spurt a.k.a adolescence. It is the paramount change, a dramatic metamorphosis that a child experiences between the ages 8-15 years. During this phase, the child feels different as everything else seems smaller as they […]Read more "2nd Growth Spurt: Why It Is The Last Chance To Help Your Child Grow"
Did I scare you a little bit? Perhaps. But there’s a reason why I asked you that question. As a parent, I’ve always naively assumed that a lot of parenting woes about my child’s growth would end by the time he reached five. This was until I recently spoke to a fellow mother who said […]Read more "Are your kids missing out on their last chance to grow?"
Every parent knows that the child’s weight triples in 1 year (0-12months) & the height doubles in 1.5years for girls & 2 years for boys. The growth & development of an infant is very rapid in the formative years of the child. This is called the “1st Growth Spurt”. And that is exactly why a […]Read more "Second Growth Spurt – A Lesser Known But Critical LAST Growth Opportunity For Your Child"
A growing child’s dietary needs should be revisited every few years as they go through their growth spurts. Read on to see if your kids are getting their required nourishment. Most parents are familiar with the term growth spurt in early childhood. But did you know that adolescent boys and girls go through a second […]Read more "Moms, are you doing enough for your kids’ growth spurt?"
Second Growth Spurt occurs between 8 – 15 years. This is a period in which a rapid increase in height, weight and overall growth is observed. This is the 2nd and last opportunity for your child to attain optimal growth.Read more "SCIENCE BEHIND SECOND GROWTH SPURT"