Help Your child finish the school year strong

By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW   Is your child starting to feel overwhelmed as the end of the school year approaches? Are they becoming more anxious surrounding school-related conversations? Here are three tips to help them finish the school year strong!       Help your child figure out if they have any outstanding assignments before

workout for kids

With constant distractions of phones, social media, and video games, home can be a tough place to motivate your child to be active and moving. Bonita Porte, owner of Energetic Juniors in NYC, recently shared with me some workouts for kids at home that will keep them occupied and engaged on those days when they’re

Time management

Time management is difficult to accomplish in our every day lives. You live. You work. And you love your family. But where do you find the time? How can you keep sane when obligations threaten to overwhelm you? Here are 9 tips to keep things sane while juggling your family and career.  1. Optimize your schedule It

Summertime teenagers

Summertime is for relaxing. But, for many teenagers, relaxing seems to mean sitting on the couch and staring into screens. Games, social media, catching up with celebrity news – all of that can easily fill up a teenager’s vacation day, and all of it can be done without moving any muscles except for fingers and eyes.

Active Summer

Did the last day of school spring up on you out of nowhere!? Now the kids are home all day, and all they want to do is park themselves on the couch, watch TV, and play video games. Yet they still need to get the recommended daily exercise and experience those physical benefits. How can you get them

time management

Time management isn’t easy. From the moment you are born into this world, time starts it’s steady, unceasing countdown to zero. This is true, not just of the time in your life, but of the time that you have available to you in a year, a month, a week, or a day. Compounding the problem, time seems to shorten

Halloween Fitness Games for Kids

Friday, 30 October 2015 by
Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, parents and children are spending time thinking about the typical associations to the holiday. These may include dressing up in costume, trick-or-treating, and gathering as much candy as they possibly can. One topic that does not often get associated with this holiday is fitness. Bonita Porte, Owner of Energetic Juniors, recently

stress management for students

At every level, students are pushed to succeed. In elementary school, you may be afraid to bring a bad report card to your parents. Later on, when you are enrolled in junior high or high school, you may have to start thinking seriously about where you want to go for further education after you graduate.

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Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems today. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America 40 million adults in the United States have identified as experiencing Anxiety. Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children. This can lead to higher risk of performing poorly in school, missing out on important social

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