How should our youth grow up in a society that craves busyness? One sure way is to jam their summer schedules. Or another way is to slow down and stop.
Have you ever gone on a vacation to relax and sight see, only to return and find that you are more exhausted when you return from the vacation? You simply did too much on the vacation. Sure, you made memories and have plenty of photos to show for your experiences, but the overall feeling is one of exhaustion instead of renewed vigor for the routines of your normal life.
As school wraps up, we have the tendencies to look at our calendars and wonder, "How are we going to survive summer?" But, what if we flipped the script?
Understanding how to care for someone with a mental illness and how to care for yourself, too.
What about the times when our children are continuously irritable, tearful, constantly unsettled in their bodies? What about when they are plagued with fears that nearly incapacitate them? A helpful article for helping parents see when their child might need professional help with a mental illness.
Why do teachers give homework? Thoughts on whether or not homework is an effective learning tool for students.