Failure and fear of failing cause children to act bored and dismissive. Most kids seem to think it’s better to be called a lazy slacker than labeled a dummy. The kid who’s not sure he’ll be a success at something hides by being “too cool for school.”
Imagine a pill that helped children cope with stress better, improved mood and physical health, had no serious negative side effects, and didn’t cost a penny. We would all want one, right? Well, it’s not a pill, but there is something that does all those things:
After viewing the documentary The Race To Nowhere (twice), I noticed that homework was a huge topic of discussion in the documentary created by Vicki Abeles. All ages of children discussed homework, teachers of various levels discussed homework and parents found it particularly a sore subject in the lifestyle of their family.
Many parents pack sack lunches for their children to avoid unhealthy cafeteria food. But many traditional sack lunches are just as unhealthy as cafeteria food. Nutritionist for the hit TV show “The Biggest Loser”, Cheryl Forberg, shares how to pack a healthy sack lunch for your child.