This article documents the challenges that young children face as they move from kindergarten to first grade and the important role that elementary school counselors can play in working with students, parents/caregivers, and teachers during this critical period of development. Research- and practitioner-based recommendations for effective interventions are discussed. ********** Many school counselors have witnessed … Continue reading Helping children transition from kindergarten to first grade.
Every mother wants her babies to grow up happy and healthy and avoid the mistakes of their parents. In my generation, tooth decay was rampant. By adolescence, I had a filling in just about every groove and fissure on all my back teeth. I spent the summers at the dentist
Since childhood obesity rates are on the rise it is evident that many children are just not getting enough exercise. This is extremely problematic, as the majority of overweight children grow up to become overweight and obese adults, and develop serious weight-related health issues. It is therefore important that children are encouraged to eat a … Continue reading Childhood Obesity Education →
Minnesota Dance and Exercise Entrepreneur Releases 15 Original Songs Focused on Fitness and Fun MINNETONKA, Minn., March 3 /PRNewswire/ — Dancercise dan·cer·cise n.Energetic dancing done for the purpose of aerobic exercise. [Blend of dance and exercise.] Kids(R), a provider of unique fitness and dance activities for young children, today announced that its founder, Tessa Pfeifer, has … Continue reading New Kids’ CD Encourages Kids to Get Active and Stay Healthy. →