High school cafeterias are notorious for offering food that is less than healthy. If your teen is getting sick of hamburgers and pizza for lunch during the week, it’s time to brown bag it. Here are five healthy tips that your teen can incorporate into their lunch box. 1. Encourage your teen to pack foods […]
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When a child is having behavior problems at school, the earlier a workable solution is developed and implemented, the better. When poorly handled or ignored, behavior problems can quickly escalate into a much bigger problem. The first step is meeting with your child’s teacher to fully understand what the behavior is all about. Ask questions […]
For any parent, nothing is more exciting than seeing a child with a keen interest in learning more about the world. Most small children go through a period of curiosity and questioning, and you need to show your child that this is a very healthy way to live. When your child questions everything and takes […]
Although after-school sports are a fixture at most schools, recently collected data suggests that the number of children participating in sports is decreasing every year. Below are possible reasons for the downward trend and how you can inspire your children to enjoy sports. The Verdict Is In Many kids are moving away from organized sports. […]
How many times has someone told you to “take a hike”? Chances are they weren’t concerned with your cardiovascular health. When it comes to getting healthy and spending time together as a family, going for a hike is a great option. Here are some ways that you can turn a hike into more than just […]
Homework time is rarely fun in most households. Parents of children with ADHD have extra challenges to manage. If a child is over-stimulated or stressed, homework becomes nearly impossible to complete. ADHD children have difficulty organizing themselves and their surroundings, and they have trouble concentrating for long periods of time. The following rules and tips […]
Helping an ADHD child improve his reading requires systematic evaluation of skills conducted by his teacher and with the involvement of his parents. A collaborative effort must be put forth in order to help a child become a successful reader. Set up regular meetings with your child’s teacher to make sure that there is consistency in […]
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