Archives for July 2011

Family chores help raise your child’s self esteem

            Your 6-year-old now Your child will feel proud and useful when you give her jobs to do. Doing chores raises self-esteem and helps a child to feel part of the family “team.” Best are small, simple responsibilities with just a few steps. For example, picking up the floor of her room, filling a pet’s water bowl, weeding, and cleaning mirrors. Some chore helpers: Consider a simple chart to remind your child of duties and {Read More}

Green Tea May Add to Protection Against UV Rays

Just in time to battle the scorching summer sun, new research shows that drinking or supplementing with green tea may help protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Green tea is rich in antioxidants that scavenge harmful free radicals in the body and, as new research reports, on the skin. Researchers from the University of Witten-Herdecke in Germany found that  œconsumption of dietary flavonoids from tea may confer photoprotection and improve skin quality. Published in this months issue of the Journal {Read More}