Self-control is an important part of emotional development. It is what allows children to manage their feelings and regulate their behavior.
The University of Cambridge did an interesting review of 78 studies that had been conducted between 2007-2017. What they … Read more >>
4 Ways to Explore the outdoors with your children
Exploring the outdoors is a great way to inspire creativity, an appreciation for the natural world, breathe fresh air and get physically active as a family! According to Sanford Health outdoor … Read more >>
Preventative measures for heart health start as young as 3 years old, according to a large study published in the journal Pediatrics.
The study took place over three years, looking at over 400 children ages 3-5 years old.
The findings … Read more >>
A recent study has concluded that incorporating physical activity into teaching time increases learning. For example, ask students to answer a true/false question by jumping up and down to indicate “true” and doing a jumping jack to indicate “false.” Alternatively, … Read more >>
This activity is a way to get more outside time for your children AND potentially help them settle down for sleep at night.
If you were to try to get your children to take a walk around the neighborhood, maybe … Read more >>
Even moderate physical activity helps with sleep.
We know that physical activity benefits children’s health. But, did you know it also helps children sleep better? Even moderate activity can make a difference.
A 2009 study found that every … Read more >>