All parents know it is important to feed their children breakfast and lunch so they can do their very best at school. Growling stomachs can interrupt learning! But it is important to note that it's not just important to feed children, but to be intentional about choosing foods that will help them learn, focus, and concentrate. Foods full of sugar and unhealthy fats can cause children to swing between hyper and sluggish.
Here are six ways to unplug with your family to take advantage of screen-free time:
School projects, homework, and reading assignments are an opportunity for students to practice time management and study skills outside the structure of the classroom. These skills are essential to success later in life, and when mastered early, greatly improve your child's experience and self-confidence.
As a parent, you want to avoid the chaos of helping your child desperately complete long-term projects or "cram" for important exams the night before they are due. You want to avoid "nagging" your child to do his or her homework, but as a parent, you feel responsible for supervising your child's home studies.