The Benefits of Youth Sports

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From Little League Baseball to taekwondo, your children have a wide array of sports to choose from. While many parents sign their kids up for youth sports, far too many neglect this aspect of their childhood. Yet, youth sports can bring many benefits to our kids. Below are just some of the many reasons your… Read more »

4 Reasons Why Your Child’s Grades Are Slipping

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You are proud of your child’s academic performance. They consistently get As and Bs, and their teachers always praise them. However, you’ve begun to notice that your child’s grades are slipping. They’re not doing as well in class, and you may have even gotten a few calls from their teacher. When this happens, you may… Read more »

How Physical Activity Directly Correlates with Academic Performance

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It’s no secret Americans are increasingly leading a sedentary lifestyle. In an age of video games and the internet, children are much less inclined to play outside. This inactivity is having detrimental consequences, including higher rates of childhood obesity along with diminishing concentration and thinking skills. But how, exactly, does physical activity impact academic performance?… Read more »

Is Your Child Doing Too Much? How to Spot the Signs

boy struggling with homework

The benefits of having our children participate in multiple hobbies is clear. It will teach them crucial lessons while also improving their skills in various other parts of their lives. However, there is such a thing as doing too much. While we want our children to participate in as much as possible, we also don’t… Read more »

Parental Burnout: What It Is and What to Do About It

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No one said that parenting was easy. However, things can get overwhelming even for the most stress-resistant parent. You feel exhausted, you snap at your partner and kids, and you wake up each day dreading the list of tasks you have to get through. All of these are signs of parental burnout. If this relates… Read more »

When Should Parents Start Saving for College?

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If your child is still in their diapers, it may seem far too early to start thinking about college. But the sad truth is, it’s not. College tuition rates are skyrocketing, and they’re only expected to keep growing. As a result, experts argue that parents should start saving as early as possible, even if their… Read more »

Why You Should Have Your Kids Try Multiple Hobbies

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What if Tom Brady never picked up a football or Venus Williams never had the chance to step onto a tennis court as a child? Both of these superstars would have missed out on their opportunity at pursuing something they love as a career and for their lifetimes. This goes to show how important it… Read more »

Why Teaching Your Child Manners is So Important

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As parents, we spend a lot of time teaching our children. From arithmetic to cooking, we share much of our knowledge with our kids. However, one of the most important things that you’ll ever teach your kids are manners. Not only are children expected to have good manners, but also being polite, respectful and using… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Screen Addiction in Kids

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Smartphones, video games, TVs, and computers are everywhere. Adults struggle with getting enough time away from their screens, but so too do children. It’s why so many parents, teachers, and physicians are fearful of screen addiction in kids. But what can you do if your child is addicted to screens? And how can you prevent… Read more »

Tips For Choosing An Early Childhood Learning Program

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One of the most crucial decisions that parents of a young child can make for their future is to enroll them into an age-appropriate child-learning program. The standards set forth for children to follow in school are the highest they’ve ever been. That’s why early childhood learning programs are so important. They can help your… Read more »