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Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up

Posted: August 23, 2017

By Tracy Cutchlow

My toddler struggled to buckle the straps on her high chair. “Almost,” she muttered as she tried again and again. “Almost,” I agreed, trying not to hover. When she got it, I exclaimed, “You did it! It was hard, but you kept trying, and you did it. I’m so proud of you.”

 

The way I praised her effort took a little effort on my part. If I hadn’t known better, I might have just said, &ldquo


9 Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues

Posted: August 14, 2017

9 Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues

By Peg Rosen

 

At a Glance Martial arts are self-defense practices, like karate, judo and tae kwon do. They focus on individual progress and can be a good alternative to team sports. Martial arts aren’t a “treatment” for learning and attention issues, but they can help with self-esteem, coordination and executive functioning.

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