Category Archives: Kids and School

Tips to help kids do well in school

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Kids with good support system at home normally perform well in school. We, as parents, can give our kids the learning tools that they need; guidance and proper nourishment to keep up with the demands of a busy school life.

Initially, young kids should be taught the value of time management by setting a regular or fix study hour. Some kids do their assignments right after taking their snacks. Others prefer to study after dinner.

You can invest in school materials like a cute study desk and comfy chair to develop a liking for studies. Make their little corner appealing to them, buy hdmi cables if necessary. Essential school items like dictionary, pencil and paper should be placed within their reach. Distractions such as playing gadgets and computer use should be minimized during regular school days.

Prepare simple yet nutritious food for your kids. Properly nourished kids are more alert and learn better in school.

As for teenage kids like I have, it is the stage when kids are very curious and want to try things out. It is very important to be there for them and let them know how important their studies are.

You should ensure that your kids have a specific space and furniture for their studies. When they perform well, you must reward and praise them for their good deeds. Be patient with them and never compare them with other kids because every child is unique. You can also let them choose a study time that suits them so that they do not have to be pushed around.

Review your teen’s assignments everyday and show interest in their studies by asking them what they learn in school. Ultimately, remember that motivating your kid is not a onetime thing but lasts as long as they are in school.

Teaching our kids and supporting them do well in school be it the preschool in Thornton CO  will give our children the foundation to be successful later in life.

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Upbeat songs

Got a little nostalgic the other day when my daughter requested me to help her find at least 50 popular dance craze/songs from the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000 onwards. Each song brought so many good memories from my younger years. I forgot most of the titles, but not the tunes. I had fun researching for the title of each song. I even bookmarked some of them and play them over and over again. Some songs begin with guitar strumming and end up with Bongos played by the hand. I could spend hours and hours listening to upbeat songs of the past.

Get rid of clutter

With only a couple of weeks before the opening of classes, the kids should have already cleared their respective study tables of stuff that they no longer use. This is to give way to their new set of books, notebooks, and other items. It would be easier for them to sort their stuff without the clutter. Their study tables don’t have cabinet hinges to hold all their belongings, so they might as well get rid of the old stuff.