BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL

Looking for a great after school activity for kids? Martial arts: The art of Self-Defence Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist and actor once said, “The only purpose of martial arts is to protect yourself, not to hurt another”. Getting your child into a karate or...
7 ways to help your child deal with peer pressure

7 ways to help your child deal with peer pressure

7 ways to help your child deal with peer pressure Saying “No” to friends can be hard. Here’s how to make it easier. As kids get older, peer pressure can get in the way of how well they do in school. Why? By the time they turn seven, children start...

PARKINSON’S

PARKINSON’S A Chicago Hospital Is Finding That Martial Arts Can Help Patients With Parkinson’s Disease By Averi Clements  It’s no secret that sports — and martial arts in particular — can help even perfectly healthy people develop better balance and...
SUMMER SAFETY

SUMMER SAFETY

SUMMER SAFETY Raising Confident Kids It takes confidence to be a kid. Whether going to a new school or stepping up to bat for the first time, kids face a lot of uncharted territory. Naturally, parents want to instill a can-do attitude in their kids so that...
WHY I NEVER LET MY KIDS QUIT…ANYTHING

WHY I NEVER LET MY KIDS QUIT…ANYTHING

WHY I NEVER LET MY KIDS QUIT…ANYTHING From Grown and Flown – parenting never ends. Quitting. We quit jobs, we quit marriages, we walk out on friendships and sometimes we let people down when the going gets tough. Sometimes it is necessary, even the right thing...
The Effects Of Bullying

The Effects Of Bullying

The Effects Of Bullying Kids and teens are hesitant to talk about being bullied. Parents should watch for sudden changes in your child’s behavior. Signs of Being Bullied Signs can include: Withdrawal Depression Reluctance to go to school Sudden drop in grades...
KIDS NEED TO BE HYDRATED

KIDS NEED TO BE HYDRATED

Keeping Kids Hydrated Make sure your children get plenty of liquids to stay healthy and active this summer, and help them develop good hydration habits for a lifetime. No Sweat Children are much more prone to dehydration than adults because their bodies don’t...
MY CHILD IS A BULLY

MY CHILD IS A BULLY

8 ways you may be encouraging your child to be a bully Your actions speak so loudly I can’t hear a word you are saying Admit it. You’ve watched and wondered: Is my kid a bully? Not all the time. Not most of the time. But some of the time. The rough-handed grab,...
SUMMER SAFETY, SUMMER FUN!

SUMMER SAFETY, SUMMER FUN!

SUMMER SAFETY, SUMMER FUN! It might seem far-off, you might even still have snow on the ground! But before you know it, Summer will be here, and with it: longer days, no school, and lots of free time for kids. It’s never too early to start planning for the inevitable...