Do Olympic gold medalists stop training for two months a year? No, they are always practicing so that they can be the best. For students to do their best, they cannot take two months off from school and expect to come back the same they were when they left. Summer learning loss is an issue faced by most students today. When summer comes around students break their sleep and education schedule. When they
It's easy to forget that the brain needs workouts just like any other part of the body. The truth is most people get through life just fine without working out at all, but what parent envisions "just fine" for their child's future? Real strength-of any kind-requires hard work and commitment. Just like any other coach, I push right up to a student's limits, because only through that continued effort will the improvements come.
Cell phones have been rising in popularity as we move into more technologically-advanced generations. Not only have cell phones become more popular, but the urge of making a presence on social media has been growing as well. The internet is now accessible on our mini computer devices, and it is becoming easier to be attached to them as we carry on our day-to-day routines. Admittedly, our cell phones are also great for communicating
Imagine, your child is a sophomore or junior in high school and looking to the future. Maybe he or she has taken a PSAT before and done well and now you’re now starting to look at colleges. There are lots of options: in-state or out-of-state, public or private, and large or small. According to the College Board, the average college in America’s tuition for last year was approximately $33,000 for
I enjoy practicing yoga, but rarely have a chance to actually get out to a yoga class, so I typically just end up following a video. In one that I watched recently, the instructor said something that stuck with me: “Take time and honor exactly who you are and where you are today.” Though all of us are working to improve and progress, we shouldn’t be so consumed that we forget to appreciate
I promised myself when I started having children I would never compare them to each other or to other peoples children. Fast forward to the present, I am now the parent to a 5 year-old daughter and a 3 year-old son. I find myself slipping up every now and then and making comparisons. Just this week I told my son that his sister was already potty trained by the time