Posts on how to motivate your child.

Ideas To Encourage Schoolroom Participation

We all remember the different types of kids in our childhood schoolrooms. Some kids were super loud and funny. Others were smart and brainy. Some were athletic and popular, and others were painfully shy. We all probably remember, for better or for worse, where we fell in that schoolroom continuum….View More

10 Mental Health Benefits Provided by Martial Arts Programs

Many people enroll their children into a martial arts program so they can have a physical activity and spend their time more productively. Did you know that there are also many emotional and mental health benefits for children who participate in martial arts? In this post, we’ll discuss the mental…View More

How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child in School

How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child in School The problems that children have in school can be academic, social, or some other challenge. Involvement in the martial arts can help with any of these kinds of problems. The following are the specific problems that your child may face in…View More

How to motivate your child to study more

For many parents, motivating a child to spend more time studying can feel like an exercise in futility. From electronic distractions to schedules that are filled with sports practices and other extracurricular activities, finding the time and motivation to study can be challenging even for academically inclined students. These tips…View More

Raising Tomorrow’s Leaders to Maintain High Morals & Integrity

  It goes without saying that we live in a society that is known for having a blemished moral code. From general everyday crimes to large scale scandals and tales of corruption, ideals of honesty and integrity are usually just that-ideals; and often times fail to be enacted by most…View More

Fun Activities That my Girls Actually Want to Do

Emily, guest contributor There is this awful and horrible fact that you have to face when you are a mother of two girls: they are becoming teenagers and you are not the center of their world anymore. Yes, you will stop being that fun mom, and that person that brings…View More

6 Signs You’re Forgetting to Set a Good Example for Your Kids

  Melanie Hargrave, guest contributor Being a parent gives you an abundance of parenting components to think about and remember, so naturally many good practices may fall through the cracks. But one of the most important responsibilities that cannot be overlooked by a parent is to constantly set a good…View More

Helping Children Avoid Winter Blues

  Barbara Johnson, guest contributor As fun as winter can be for your child, it can also be a source of bad moods and negative behavior. The gloomy, snowy days can take a toll on both you and your child. However, there are a few things you can do to…View More

Fun Activities For a Great Camping Vacation with the Kids

Camping is a great way to spend a few days away from the big city and to show your kids there is an environment different from the Internet and that it’s really worth exploring. Camping is usually associated with fresh air, delicious home-made food and lots of time spent bonding…View More

Building Discipline Through Music

Contributed anonymously   With so many varying types of activities, lessons, and sports available, how do you know which one is best for your child? If you are looking for something that enhances learning styles, encourages emotional growth, develops confidence and discipline and most importantly is fun, music lessons may…View More