Why Self-Esteem Matters

Why Self-Esteem Matters According to KidsHealth.org when children feel good about themselves, it sets them up for success — in everything from school to friendships. Positive feelings like self-acceptance or self-confidence help kids try new challenges, cope with mistakes, and try again. Taking pride in their abilities and accomplishments helps kids Read more…

How active is healthy?

How much physical activity do adults aged 19 and up need to do to stay healthy? To stay healthy or improve health, adults need to do two types of physical activity each week: aerobic and strength exercises.   To stay healthy, adults should try to be active daily and should do: at least 150 minutes of moderate Read more…

Raising Confident Kids

From Kids Health org and comments by Greg Silva President of Black Belt Schools International. Raising Confident Kids It takes confidence to be a kid. Whether going to a new school or stepping up to bat for the first time, kids face a lot of uncharted territory. Naturally, parents want Read more…

What Motivates Kids?

What Motivates Kids? So there’s a lot to gain from regular physical activity, but how do you encourage kids to do it? The three keys are: Choosing the right activities for a child’s age: If you don’t, the child may be bored or frustrated. Giving kids plenty of opportunity to Read more…

Tip sheet for bullying

School is starting up again soon. Here is a tip sheet for parents and students alike. The Effects Of Bullying Kids and teens are hesitant to talk about being bullied. Parents should watch for sudden changes in your child’s behavior. Signs of Being Bullied Signs can include: Withdrawal Depression Reluctance Read more…