Children as young as three will be offered massage therapy and foot baths at a new spa located at a kindergarten in Stuttgart, Germany, that targets the very young, according to an article published by The Daily Mail, a British newspaper.

“Experts formulated the programme in conjunction with the Kneipp Association, the country’s largest non-commercial health organisation in Germany, which is dedicated to the prevention of diseases through a healthy lifestyle,” the article stated. It comes as childcare professionals warn that youngsters are taking on board the worries of recession, money and security at an age when they cannot understand what the words mean, let alone spell them … Driven into anxiety by the worries of their parents, the stressed-out toddlers are having the best years of their lives blighted by concerns that should only be handled by adults.”

Read the article here.