Getting Your Child Ready for the Next School Year

After children have completed a difficult task, they need downtime and rest to recharge (even more so than adults). A long school year full of challenges, triumphs and breakthroughs definitely qualifies as a difficult task.

You Are Not Dumb or Stupid!

“You’re no good!”, “You’ll never amount to anything!”, “You are so stupid!”, “Are you dumb or what?!”, “How dumb can you be?!” How many times did we hear those words growing up? I am sure there were those children that never heard those words from their parent’s mouth but I bet there were more children that did hear them then didn’t.

There Is No Substitute For Hard Work!

Do we truly know what hard work is? Thomas Edison after failing 10,000 times to create a better light bulb before he finally succeeded does! Are you ready to get to work and really make a difference in this world?

How to Prepare for School Examinations

School life is both fun and hard work at the same time. However, as you grow older, you will always cherish and covet for that carefree life. In this article, I have gathered a few tips on how to prepare for school exams and emerge a champion. Read on…

Indoor Activities for Cold Weather

Think outside the box for indoor activities when it’s cold outside. What can you do that’s different or maybe even relates to or supports cold weather?

Life Skills Rule the Winners!

Have we ever thought why we can’t fix a car engine? The answer is simple. We are not mechanics. But what does a mechanic have that makes him fix the engine and not us? He has mechanical skills and proper knowledge to fix or regulate any kind of machine.

Child Abuse: Why Do Abused Children Idealise Their Parents?

Although there is no such thing as a perfect childhood, that doesn’t mean that everyone is treated in the same way. There are going to be some people who were treated well on most occasions and there are going to be others who had the opposite experience.

Ways to Make Your Child’s Birthday More Special

One thing many counselors who work at a day camp for kids see is that when it is a child’s birthday the event gets mixed into the day. While this is fine, especially since parents have plans for the weekend or even that night, the truth is that children’s birthdays are only very special to them for a certain number of years.

Knowledge Will Save Many Hours of Hard Work!

Hard work is what you need to get started. But, eventually, if you do the same thing everyday, you’ll get the same results everyday. So, this is when it’s time to speed up your progress through working smarter!

Long Term Athlete Development Versus Traditional Training

Long term athlete development (LTAD) is a newer theory designed to focus on the proper development of young athletes based on their current level and not their age. Traditional thinking focuses on winning and adapting adult style training dumb-down to younger ages.