Early childhood development is very important as evidence has shown that a personâ€™s life successes, health and emotional well being have their roots in early childhood. Child development refers to the changes that occur as a child grows and develops in relation to being physically and mentally healthy, emotionally sound, socially competent and ready to learn. As any parent, they would want their child to be healthy and happy. It is understandable that any parent would want only the best for their child when it comes to education and medical services.
Learning about healthy lifestyles contributes to childrenâ€™s sense of well being and helps build their confidence in themselves. As an adult, you can help your child learn about healthy eating, hygiene and how to stay fit and active. Instead of always giving your child super healthy food they may not enjoy eating, slowly incorporate fruits and vegetables into their meals without making the whole meat entirely healthy. Itâ€™s okay for your child to have unhealthy food every once in a while. Itâ€™s all about moderation. Once you teach your child about the benefits of healthy food, well being they will be more willing to eat it.
Mental health and well being
Mental health and well being involves everybody, it is the way we think and feel about ourselves and those surrounding us. Good mental health is important for healthy for the mind and body and children who are mentally healthy are able to better equipped to tackle lifeâ€™s challenges. Positive mental health allows children to enjoy life and the experiences they encounter while maintaining positive relationships with their family, friends and people around them for well being.
Appletree Family Practice
Here at Appletree Family Practice, we are able to care for children from newborn to adolescence and thereafter well being. We employ a team of highly skilled and professional doctors that are able to identify and treat childhood illnesses both chronic and acute. If you are worried about your child and want to have them checked up by a doctor, make an appointment. Contact us today at Appletree Family Practice for our family medical services in Charlestown. We will be more than happy to accommodate to your childâ€™s needs.