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About a Child's Dominant Dosha – Ayurveda Mind and Body Type of a Kid

‘Parenting the Vedic Way’ is the title of an article written by Lissa Coffey at the Huffingtonpost. One might get carried away by the title thinking that it is about parenting. It is not about bring up child in the vedic way. The article is about the Dosha concept in the Ayurveda – to know more about the body type of kind through Ayurveda. By knowing to which dosha your child belongs, you will be better equipped to handle the child’s health problems.
From the article
There are three doshas in Ayurveda: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. We each have all three of the doshas in our physiology, just in different proportions, so your dosha is unique and personal; it is like your fingerprint.
Kapha kids tend to be more solidly built. They're stockier and more resistant to illness. They love to eat and have a sweet tooth. You need to watch their diets so that they don't overeat. Kapha children are very caring. They'll be the first ones to give you a hug. They may be a little shy at first, but once they warm up, they're all smiles.
Pitta kids are the ones who play baseball, basketball, soccer and hockey. They go from one sport to the next, and like whichever one they're doing at the time the best! They want to be the best one on the team, and they want to bring home the trophy to prove it.
The day-dreamy child drawing rainbows on a pad in the back of the room is the Vata child. These kids have great imaginations, and they're gifted at making up stories. If you ask them a question, they'll talk up a storm. They're often perceived as "spacey" or "weird."
You can read the article here at Huffpost Living