Yes, it’s that time of year again; back to school. Kids everywhere are gearing up (literally and figuratively) for another year of learning, growth and (hopefully) even fun. Parents everywhere – apart from being secretly slightly relieved that the long summer vacation is over – just want to make sure that their kids, whatever their grade, stay happy, healthy and focused for the course of the new school year. That’s why we thought we’d take a look today at some tips, advice and news that should help them do that .
Back to School Sleep Tips
Chances are that during the course of the summer your child’s sleep schedule got a little off track. Tweens and teenagers especially tend to stay up later, sleep later and even nap at odd times (often out of boredom) With school looming though they need to get their sleep schedules back on track, but that’s easier said than done when everything has been topsy turvy for the last few months. However, these tips from the National Sleep Foundation should help a lot. Read More
Is Your Kid’s Bookbag a Danger to Their Health ?
When was the last time you picked up your child’s bookbag once it’s all packed and ready for school? If you haven’t, give it a go, we bet you’ll be surprised – and maybe even a little horrified – by how heavy it is, especially for an older kid. We’ll also bet that if you ask them your child will tell you all of that stuff is a must. In fact kid’s bookbags ARE getting heavier by the year and medical experts are more than a little concerned about that fact. Read More
Healthy School Lunches That are Also Quick and Easy to Make
An increasing number of kids prefer to take a packed lunch to school rather than hitting the cafeteria, leaving parents to have to spend time – probably more time than they really have – trying to figure out what can go in a lunchbox that’s both healthy and tasty. These ideas and recipes from the foodies Bon Appetit should help though. Read More
Back to School Savings – FOR YOU – at TFC of Lilburn
The kids are going back to school to tackle a whole year of new challenges, so why not set one for yourself right now? If you sign up for a new membership before 8/31/2016 you’ll get a very special monthly rate plus access to all of the great classes we offer.