Motivation

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Confidence and Martial Arts

If you have a child who struggles with physical fitness, enrolling them in a martial arts class may be the solution to this common problem. In this electronically-dominated age, parents and caregivers may find it challenging to get kids off the couch and keep them moving. With martial arts, many…Read More

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Ideas To Encourage Schoolroom Participation

We all remember the different types of kids in our childhood schoolrooms. Some kids were super loud and funny. Others were smart and brainy. Some were athletic and popular, and others were painfully shy. We all probably remember, for better or for worse, where we fell in that schoolroom continuum….Read More

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How to Get Kids Interested in Martial Arts

Today, it is more important than ever before that parents find ways to motivate their kids to engage in fitness activities. The childhood obesity epidemic that we are facing today is terrifying. One of the best ways for you to avoid your child becoming an obesity statistic is to encourage…Read More

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How to motivate your child to study more

For many parents, motivating a child to spend more time studying can feel like an exercise in futility. From electronic distractions to schedules that are filled with sports practices and other extracurricular activities, finding the time and motivation to study can be challenging even for academically inclined students. These tips…Read More

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How to Help Bullied Children

The elephant in the room today is the bullying and depression experienced by many school children. Bullying has been around for centuries, but in the modern world, the opportunities for even anonymous bullying abound. How can parents help their children if they suspect they are the victims of bullying at…Read More

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4 Steps To Raising Confident Kids

Raising confident kids is not as easy as one might think. There are so many factors that go into nurturing this mindset that it is easy to overthink the process. The one thing to remember is that parents are their children’s first teachers, and in that regard, they are the…Read More

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Addressing Bullying In Youth Sports

Bullying has been brought to national attention due to several high-profile tragedies. Bullying in youth sports has been part of the game for decades. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be so. There are many ways that coaches, parents, referees, volunteers, spectators and kids can work together to keep bullying out…Read More

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Helping Kids With ADHD Succeed In School

A child with ADHD doesn’t need to have difficulty in school. Here are five ways parents can help a child with ADHD succeed in school:   Create a routine for the child Children with ADHD especially benefit from consistent structure. Wake the child early enough so that mornings are not…Read More

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Teaching Kids Responsibility

Parents want to help their kids be successful, but often fear they’ll teach them the wrong things, or teach them in the wrong way. Luckily, responsibility is something that can be taught by example and explanation as much as by enforcement of rules.   Learning Responsibility by Example Parents are…Read More

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