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August 13, 2017     Category: GradesSleepHealth

Better, more quality, sleep can make for better grades.Bad news for parents, but you might need to start enforcing that bedtime curfew. While no one likes a bedtime battle, a new study shows that a good night's sleep can translate to improved academic performance. Researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal found that children who had a better quality sleep performed better in math and languages. Specifically researchers found a link between academic performance and something called ...

March 12, 2017     Category: Seasonal AllergiesAllergiesOutdoor DangersHealth

Spring is in the Air and so are Sneezes"Achoo!" It's your child’s third sneezing fit of the morning, and as you hand another tissue you wonder if these cold-like symptoms — the sneezing, congestion, and runny nose — have something to do with the recent weather change. If these similar symptoms occur at the same time every year, you're likely right: seasonal allergies are at work. As many as 35.9 million Americans have seasonal allergies, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.Seasonal allergi...

March 12, 2017     Category: Outdoor adventuresTogethernessFamilyExerciseHealth

Hiking with kids is a great way to get them connected to the outdoors at a young age.As Spring approaches, we challenge you to get your kids out on the trails! Family hikes teach our children to appreciate and enjoy nature while also encouraging exercise and family togetherness. Here are some helpful tips:1. Keep it easy & feature-friendly. At first, select a hike that isn’t too long or too strenuous – remember that for kids, the hike is about the experience. Picking a trail that has some features – be it a lake, stream, wa...

October 02, 2016     Category: FluColdsSicknessHealth

Flu and Cold Season 2018 Beware!Reports are indicating that the flu season is likely to be bad this year. Many states are reporting widespread flu outbreak already.It's never fun when flu season arrives and no matter what as parents,  we worry if it will come to our house. At our T's Learning Center locations in the Jacksonville and St. Augustine areas, we do everything we can to minimize germs and exposure. Each center is equipped with sanitation stations called ZONO and that helps a lot. We also teach our kids good hygiene habits to help...