Being fit can help kids be healthier adults. Being fit can also help ward off serious health conditions like obesity, diabetes and heart problems. But according to researchers from Michigan State University, fit kids can expect even more than just good health; they can expect to excel academically as well.
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The rate of multiple births have been on the rise for quite some time now, so it’s not surprising that many schools across the country have a set or two in their district, but a school district that has 23 sets of multiples is news worthy!
Over the last several years, we have become an on-the-go world. Little down time exists in most families and sleep is a rare commodity – even for children. As adults, we know how a lack of sleep affects our concentration, mood and cognitive abilities but how does lack of sleep affect children?
Children diagnosed with ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, often experience difficulties when trying to pay attention in class. According to researchers, this inattentiveness may create learning barriers. Teachers have used math and reading problems as red-flag indicators in the past but researchers now state that even grammar, spelling and writing issues may be present in children with ADHD.