It’s that time of year when we consult school lists and rush around trying to get everything into place for the coming year. While in the process of organizing all the material necessary for a successful year, it may be helpful to build habits and routines that can ensure long-lasting success. The following steps may […]
image from http://www.yukonwellness.ca Back to school is here! I am encouraging kids at all levels to set S.M.A.R.T. Goals for the up-coming academic term! You can get the results you want as long as you keep your mind’s focus on what you want to achieve.Make your academic goals as specific as possible, also make […]
Sleep is as valuable in the teen years as in younger childhood. Too little sleep decreases cognitive function, and a teens ability to remember what they have learned. Take the time to read the link below and talk to you teen about planning and committing to a good night sleep. Making sleep a priority is […]
Back to School: Are you S-E-T? Mr Alexis Goffe speaks on Smile Jamaica TVJ about parents being S-E-T – establish a STRUCTURE, plan a healthy weekly menu to ensure ease of shopping and nutritious EATING and last, but not least…make time to listen and TALK to your little student this term.
Back to School: Eat Smart! Mrs Kerry Weatherly speaks on Smile Jamaica TVJ. There is no “bad” food or “good” food. Listen in and learn some tips on the right WAY to feed your school-age children. BREAKFAST: hot or cold cereal with milk and a fresh fruit make a quick, nutritious and affordable breakfast LUNCH: send […]
Here are some tips for parents to keep in mind as we dive head first into BACK TO SCHOOL!! SLEEP! A good night’s sleep is essential for the brain to process the day’s activities and lessons. Children 4-8 years old need 10 hours of sleep a night. A one hour nap before 4 pm can […]