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Candy Doesn’t Make Kids Hyper And 4 Other Parenting Myths Busted

Parents, especially new parents are constantly given advice on what’s best for their child and there are countless articles online on what to feed your child, what to let them play with and how to deal with their constantly changing needs. Whilst all the advice is a minefield we’ve broken down the 5 most common myths when it comes to parenting:

1 – Sugar makes children hyper. Contrary to reports of angelic little darlings turning into cake-fuelled monsters after a sugar hit, candy doesn’t actually alter anything in a childs brain that would affect their behaviour. Of course you shouldn’t feed your kid a high sugar diet but there are other contributing factors to their bursts of energy and hyper activity other than a sugar high.

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