FocusedKids, the brain, and homework.

Kathy HegbergBrain, Parenting, Self-CareLeave a Comment

The school-year challenge is on: Helping kids manage their energy, their mood, and their attention!

Post-school day activities are integral to a positive school experience.  Things to provide for:

  1. Release the energy!
  2. Turn off cell phones and screens – yours included!
  3. Make a “to-do” list.
  4. Reduce distractions.
  5. Take a mindful break.
5 ways to help your child focus
It’s 3 o’clock: is your child hungry, tired, and irritable? The right afterschool snacks can get them through homework time with energy and focus.

The best pre-homework snacks
Want to help your child develop grit?
3 Things that help kids be grittier.”
Mindful Homework:
Still Frog

Don’t miss our new “FocusedFamilies” workbook.  Easy and fun to use at home.



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