8 Ways Exercise Can Help Your Child Do Better in School

With a background in exercise science and organized sports, a belief in the importance of holistic health for all ages, and a husband whose professional work involves health and fitness, it’s easy to see why I believe in the benefits of exercise on cognitive development. This is a tremendous article about the links.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201410/8-ways-exercise-can-help-your-child-do-better-in-school

Using Time-Outs: Top 5 Mistakes Parents Make

Great article on proper use of “time-outs,” or BREAKS, as I prefer to call them:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/abcs-child-psychiatry/201504/using-time-outs-top-5-mistakes-parents-make

Time-outs sound easy but can be challenging, so parents shouldn’t be afraid to ask for some help.  Having a coach to help practice and problem solve can be really helpful.  There are also some excellent videos available at this http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/videos/video_timeout_vid.html website.