However, getting children to eat healthy foods is not always easy when they are used to eating high calorie, super-sized fast foods, sugar-laden snacks, and high-fat, salted junk foods.
Children (and adults) need nutritious food but they also need the education to learn how to adapt and adopt a healthy eating style.
The result, among other things, is that in 1996 the, United States remains the only industrialized country outside of South Africa that lacks clear national policies and programs for children.
In most European countries, as well as in Canada and Israel, children are considered a collective concern-hence the existence of a wide ranging set of government benefits, including universal health and child care.
Although opposition did exist to her approach, she persisted and determined that children would have access to the resources of the library.
Minerva Sanders was proud of her work for children and was pleased that small children called her "Auntie Sanders' and adults "Mawtucket" (Peacock, 1915, pp.
Regardless of how much Eaton and other library directors enjoy children's work and value getting to know children and their families, if rural library directors across the country could have one wish, it could well be, "Send me a children's librarian.
The community's general geographic, demographic, and economic factors have an effect on rural library services to children.
Furthermore, the children themselves are aware, from both teachers and parents, of the dangers lurking on the Web, especially in chat rooms.
According to Nielsen (2002), children like geographical navigational metaphors such as pictures of rooms, villages, and "other simulated environments that serve as an overview and entry point to various site or subsite features.
I also recommend engaging children in the evaluation of their own work.
Even young children respond well to this kind of encouragement to look at their own growing mastery on important criteria.
Teaching Exceptional Children
, (July/August), 12-17.
Stresses as Perceived by Physically Disabled Children
and Their Mothers.
The audit, which was introduced Thursday at a forum held by the Universal Health Coverage for California's Children
Coalition, provides an up-to-date profile of California's uninsured children
, analyzes key building blocks for insuring children
, and offers a practical plan for achieving 100 percent coverage of kids.