A Creative Activity to Help Children Learn Geography
This kids map art activity helps children learn geography while making art. Decorate a wooden map puzzle or paper map with a variety of fun art supplies!
The Balancing Act: 8 Ways to Help De-Stress Your Family
Busy? Tired? We know. Try these tips for de-stressing and strengthening your family, one small gesture at a time.
The Essential Guide for Homework Help & Afterschool Activities
Great resources to help you get the kids back in the swing of school - fun ways to do homework, great afterschool activities and more!
How to Recharge with a Well-Planned Spring Break
Are you a homeschooling parent who's feeling rundown and unmotivated? You might need a spring break. Learn how to recharge with a well-planned spring break.
10 Ways to De-Stress
By Mia Simonsen, a Boston-area mom and former financial writer and editor who enjoys traveling, swimming and playing the piano. Chill Out – It’s Easier Than You Think It’s a fact of life that everyone confronts stressful situations at one point or another. Maybe it’s a big test, a first date, a crucial debate. But …
How craft activities help young children train their muscles for writing
Simple paper cutting and colouring in serve to help develop a child’s motor skills and prepare them for more complex tasks, such as correctly holding a pen for writing
Cuddling up with a warm puppy helps college students de-stress before finals
Adrian College's Alpha Tau Omega fraternity hosts "Taus and Paws" to help students relax and raise money for the Lenawee County Humane Society.
You’ve earned it: 15 ways to de-stress and recharge over the holidays
As the majority of the world slows down and savors the last few weeks of the year, entrepreneurs (and their employees) run themselves ragged to ensure business stays on track. Whether you simply can’t take time off—or just can’t convince yourself to—minimizing stress and prioritizing self-care is important. You’ve worked hard all year long. And while you might be in the midst of end-of-season marketing or…
10 Kids' Books to Help Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Mexican culture and history with these picture books.
Eight days for De Sales
CHICAGO (Oct. 20) -- Thanks to the help of alumni, students, parents and staff simply committing to be safe drivers, St. Francis de Sales has moved into the top 300 small school in a State Farm contest and is in the hunt for a Celebrate My Drive grant People going to the insurance company's site, taking a two-question quiz and committing to use care behind the wheel has moved De Sales up to 277th from 312th yesterday. However, continued support and others joining…
The 20-Minute Yoga Sequence to Help You Recharge
Helping others can be energizing and exhausting all at once. It’s important to practice techniques that help you refuel and take care of yourself.
How Mindfulness Can Help With Stress
If you're like most of us, chances are you're feeling pretty stressed out lately. The actual stressors in our lives might be variable, but stress itself is something we all experience on a daily basis—and it seems that, in 2017, we're feeling it more than ever. In fact, according to a recent report from the American Psychological Association, Americans are experiencing higher levels of stress and anxiety right now than at any other time in the past decade It's important to remember that…
How to Turn Washing Dishes Into a Stress-Relieving Activity
By The Goddard School • December 21st, 2018 When done a particular way, washing dishes can reduce stress and boost your mood Let’s be real, doing chores isn’t exactly a blast. Cleaning, vacuuming, and scrubbing the dreaded toilet may not sound pleasant, but as it turns out, at least one thing on your to-do list could be good for your mental health. So long as it’s done right. In one small study, researchers at Florida State University had 51 student participants wash dishes.…
Anxiety in America: How to help stressed kids
Recent studies show one in eight kids suffer from an anxiety disorder. TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie reports, and psychologist Robin Goodman and NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman give advice on how to help your kids manage stress.
20 Tips to Help De-escalate Interactions With Anxious or Defiant Students
Interventions and strategic behaviors can help teachers manage students who are acting out or missing out on learning because of behavioral issues.
What Are the Benefits of Mathematical Activities for Preschoolers?
The preschool curriculum incorporates math skills in a variety of ways, from calendar activities to counting blocks. Math activities are often subtly worked into play activities instead of the explicit math instruction you see in elementary-school classrooms. Preschool activities that focus on numbers, addition, patterning and other basic math concepts help build a base for your young child as she prepares for kindergarten.
8 Ways to Create a Home That Helps You Recharge
A cozy corner for napping and an area for outdoor fun could help you find new sources of energy
10 Easy Yoga Poses to Help Relieve Stress
Don’t let this election season get the best of you! These 10 yoga poses will have you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated in no time.
Three Ways to Help Your Stressed-Out Teenager
More than 90 percent of today’s teens are stressed out. Here’s how you can help them cope.
Class 6 championship spotlight: Wheeler helps guide De Smet to showdown against Joplin
Michael Wheeler hears the snickers in the hallways.