Back to School Tips for Parents

Back to School Tips for Parents Summertime is coming to an end, and with that comes all of the back to school anxiety and jitters that are common amongst children. Your child may experience common physical effects of anxiety associated with back to school time including symptoms from stomachaches to Read more…

The rewards of goal setting

Setting goals can be a constructive practice. Whether you are setting career goals, relationship and familial goals, or daily goals, it is pertinent to understand what your objectives are in order to establish goals that you can ultimately attain. There has been a lot of research in positive psychology on Read more…

Why some try harder

Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up By Tracy Cutchlow My toddler struggled to buckle the straps on her high chair. “Almost,” she muttered as she tried again and again. “Almost,” I agreed, trying not to hover. When she got it, I exclaimed, “You did it! It Read more…

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is finally here! The kids are out of school, the sun is shining, and the pool is sparkling. Summer is a great time for family, fun, and physical activity. Unfortunately, it can also be a high time for injuries. Before you head out for some fun in the sun, Read more…

Make your kids sweat.

1. Aerobic ActivityAerobic activity should make up most of your child’s 60 or more minutes of physical activity each day. This can include either moderate-intensity aerobic activity, such as brisk walking, or vigorous-intensity activity, such as running. Be sure to include vigorous-intensity aerobic activity on at least 3 days per Read more…