Of even greater concern is that there has been almost no research on the effects of these sweeteners on the still-developing bodies and brains of children.At the end of the day, the great majority of our calories should be eaten, not drunk.Consider this: Bottom line: Giving your child unrestricted, unmonitored access to the online world is asking for trouble.Get your head in the game by reading i MOM’s Ready, Set, Internet! In the war against childhood obesity, some kids and parents have turned to diet sodas to satisfy that craving without the added sugar and calories. Research is emerging which suggests that artificially-sweetened beverages are addicting and may actually increase food cravings and contribute to weight gain. If they know that you should save sex for marrige and they have shown maturity in other levels then I think that it's just fine. The person above that said no is kinda right but ki nda wrong.10 is a young age if you wanna go out with someone so badly at this age just crush on them or hang out with them. No child can perform well at school, keep up with after-school activities, do household chores, and maintain a pleasant attitude without sufficient rest.
While some sitting time is necessary (mostly at school), their time outside of school should be spent in moderate-intensity activities like helping to prepare meals or household chores or in higher-intensity activities like outdoor play or sports. Tweens are heavily influenced by television and movie characters they deem “cool.” Movies and television rated for older audiences will feed your child a steady diet of sex, drug and alcohol use, and violence before they have enough life experience to even put those images in proper context.And take note: Gritty sex and violence aren’t the only negatives in entertainment at this age.If your tween is watching sitcoms and other tween shows whose characters are disrespectful to adults, or use sarcasm and insults to get laughs, you can expect the same from your child.Every respected medical association in the country—from the American Medical Association to the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry—took part in a joint statement to Congress in 2000 which cautioned parents about violence in the media and it’s negative effect on children.Their report states that exposure to violence can elevate aggressive feelings and thoughts, especially in children and that these effects can be long-term.