Kids Of Working Moms Less Healthy, Study Says

Children whose mothers work are less likely to eat healthily or exercise as often as children with stay-at-home mums, according to a British study.

Sections:  living   
Topics:  eat   exercise   health   kids   moms   stay-at-home   studies   work   
  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a weekCost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Steamy Encounter: Jennifer Lopez & Ryan Guzman Talk Getting Hot and ... -
    We don’t usually see moms who are objects of ... We become so caught up in raising kids, keeping ... how old or young you are, you should be ...
    01/23/2015 - 2:22 pm | View Link
  • Around Town: Upcoming events, starting Jan. 30 - Foxboro Reporter
    ... winterskate.aspx . For kids WINTER ... in Sharon, include New Moms Support ... call 508-236-7390. HEALTHY STEPS ... profit agency whose ...
    01/22/2015 - 1:52 pm | View Link
  • Taking Advantage of Opportunities from Working at Home in 2015 - Working Mother
    ... of working from home: You get to spend more time with your kids, you ... Many moms who end up working from ... s a lot easier to make healthy ...
    01/21/2015 - 11:36 am | View Link
  • Cook Like a Stay-at-Home Mom - Working Mother
    If you are like me, working a ... some of the things for my kids that ... my mom and other stay-at-home moms that ... Not only are veggies ...
    01/21/2015 - 10:40 am | View Link
  • Obama outlines plans to help middle class in State of the Union ... - Miami Herald
    'The shadow of crisis has passed' - CNN
    01/20/2015 - 10:27 am | View Link
  • More
  • Expert advice on enticing kids to eat more fruits and vegetables
    To better understand the situation, the Produce for Better Health Foundation conducted its annual research on "Moms' Attitudes and Beliefs Related to Fruit & Vegetable Consumption." Children may be picky when it comes to eating healthy foods. Setting a ...
    01/21/2015 - 4:18 am | View Link
  • Sorry, But We Never Raised Free-Range Kids
    Many moms and dads now work from home, and it is their children that do the commuting. But even working from home is no guarantee that you’ll know your neighbors because it’s often a single, solitary affair punctuated by trips to Staples or the post ...
    01/19/2015 - 2:33 pm | View Link
  • How Nurses Can Help Low-Income Mothers and Kids
    Wallace supported herself by working temporary ... fact that with the moms, you get to start what you finish." With Corkren's help over the course of a few years, Wallace moved ahead successfully with her life. She delivered a healthy baby girl, who ...
    01/14/2015 - 4:11 am | View Link
  • I Judged Working Moms -- Until I Had Kids of My Own
    I thought working moms could Have It All, and said one day I'd be one of ... And when I did, my needs were pushed aside because keeping my child happy, healthy and cared for was the new priority. Waking up early wasn't 7 a.m. anymore.
    01/13/2015 - 2:40 am | View Link
  • Do Working Moms Raise Healthier Kids?
    As it turns out, not only do working moms not harm their children. The evidence suggests that they're ... She is one of the most charming, beautiful, witty, smart, healthy, well-adjusted, twenty-somethings I know, and her mother spent the better part ...
    11/28/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • Healthy Kids Challenge | Healthy eating and physical ...
    Healthy eating and physical activity solutions for kids (by Healthy Kids Challenge)
    01/25/2015 - 6:09 pm | View Website
  • Health News & Articles | Healthy Living
    Get the latest health news from Dr. Richard Besser. Here you'll find stories about new medical research, the latest health care trends and health issues that affect ...
    01/25/2015 - 7:11 am | View Website
  • Healthy Child Healthy World
    Nonprofit organization inspiring parents to protect their children from harmful chemicals.
    01/25/2015 - 5:16 am | View Website
  • Babble | Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle for Moms
    Your destination for parenting, beauty, home, food, travel and entertainment brought to you by the best voices online.
    01/25/2015 - 12:08 am | View Website
  • Mom
    Beyond Superheroes: Mom Creates Realistic Character Toys for Boys From wizards to superheroes, boys today may have plenty of fictional role models, but they're not ...
    01/24/2015 - 11:11 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News