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Back-to-School Brain Foods (that kids love too!)

Posted by Matthew Turton on Tue, Aug 27, 2013 @ 08:24 AM

Moms have long known that what their kids eat can promote physical health, but their diet can also be the key to mental well-being. As back-to-school time approaches, incorporating these brain foods into daily meals is a delicious way to provide the nutrients necessary for learning, memory and other cognitive functions.   
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    Topics: parenting, back to school, Brain food

    Organizing for Back to School: Shopping Tips and More

    Posted by Matthew Turton on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 11:45 AM

    As we find ourselves at the start of the school year again, it can feel overwhelming to consider all of the things that have to be bought, done and scheduled before you can send the kids off on the yellow bus. However, the back to school rush doesn't have to be chaos. If you start organizing and shopping ahead of time, you should be ready in plenty of time for when the kids head back.
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    Topics: back to school

    ADHD: Checklist for Back to School Success

    Posted by Matthew Turton on Tue, Aug 13, 2013 @ 11:45 AM

    The event no child wants to see in mid-summer: a parent making a back-to-school checklist! Stores feature all the usual school supplies, the season's most current clothing fashions and accessories for students, and all other back-to-school related items.
    This is a typical checklist for any child returning to school, but parents of children with ADHD have a different kind of back-to-school checklist to prepare. It takes more than school supplies and stylish outfits to help students with ADHD be successful in school.
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    Topics: love learning, parenting, learning disabilities, behaviour, back to school, anxiety

    How to Help a Child With Anxiety - Five Steps For Parents

    Posted by Matthew Turton on Tue, Aug 06, 2013 @ 01:00 PM

    Experiencing anxiety is quite normal.  Anxiety helps us avoid danger and it is often the typical response to particular situations, such as important tests and public speaking.  However, when anxiety becomes a generalized reaction to many situations, no matter their actual danger, then it starts to negatively affect quality of life and achievement. 

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    Topics: love learning, parenting, learning disabilities, behaviour, back to school, anxiety

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