Give Your Child the Gift of Active Chairs.

Give Your Child the Gift of Active Chairs.

This year has completely changed so many aspects of our lives, one of them being how our children learn. In a matter of weeks, millions of children had to transition from a normal classroom setting to virtual learning. Now, all of their lessons and interactions are through a computer screen, which has drastically increased the amount of time they spend sitting down.    The Problem  Sitting at a desk on the computer and on classrooms all day has many consequences, especially for children. It’s well known that adults sitting for hours at a time predisposes them to heart disease, diabetes,...

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How to increase concentration in teenagers.

How to increase concentration in teenagers.

    Science has shown that we can change our brain wiring and improve our executive functions. What this means for parents is that while your child may have difficulties at home or at school that are at least partially based on delays or differences in executive functions, through training and practice he or she can develop these lagging skills. Strengthened executive functions will enable your child to be more successful academically, become better able to cope with life’s daily challenges and improve their ability to relate with others—leading to a more satisfying and productive life.    You can help...

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Let's Celebrate Teacher's Day with these 6 Tips to Enhance  Concentration

Let's Celebrate Teacher's Day with these 6 Tips to Enhance Concentration

After most of the world has switched to home schooling or online classes at some point this year, all those tired, busy or even frustrated parents (yes, we know that you can’t possibly remember those math equations you did in third grade), have started to remember just how important and challenging being a teacher really is.  <a href="https://www.freepik.es/fotos/escuela">Foto de Escuela creado por freepik - www.freepik.es</a>   During these even more difficult times, we want to take a moment and show our gratitude, appreciation and support for every single one of you warm-hearted, strong and wise teachers. And if you are...

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Back to regular school? How to keep your kids safe and healthy

Back to regular school? How to keep your kids safe and healthy

As we try to navigate through the challenges of our day to day lives with COVID-19, going back to regular school has stirred a lot of controversy among parents, teachers and children alike.

Is the social interaction that children have at school, more important than staying safe? Is going back to school a good thing or not? Either way, if you have decided as a family that kids should go back to regular school classes, here are a few things to consider and prepare in advance:

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Home schooling tips during quarantine - How to get started and the tools you'll need

Home schooling tips during quarantine - How to get started and the tools you'll need

So, you find yourself stuck at home and doing schoolwork at home with your child for … whatever reason — a weather emergency, a virus quarantine, or something else. Maybe the most you’ve done before is help your child with homework after he gets home.You’re certainly not experienced in helping with remote learning and leading your child in emergency homeschooling, right?  As emergency situations arise, schools may close and you may find yourself homeschooling your child when you didn’t really want to and scramble for child care alternatives or finding ways to stay home and work and home school —...

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