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Health Benefits of a Positive Attitude

As a parent, you’re always concerned about the health of your child. Most times we’re concerned as we sit on the edge of our seats as they scale the tallest ladder at the playground – concerned about their physical health

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

Aretha Franklin knows what it’s all about! As parents, all we want is a little respect. But wanting respect and getting it are usually on opposite ends of the spectrum. Like all good habits and values, respect is a learned

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Teaching Your Kids to Rise Above Bullying

At Farrell’s U.S. Martial Arts, we follow the Tenets of Taekwondo. These are values we work to instill in our students both inside and outside of the dojang (school). One of these values is “indomitable spirit.” What does indomitable spirit

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Staying Positive

Teaching your child how to stay positive is a great life lesson that will pay off infinity-fold as they grow older. We can’t shelter our children from sad news or negative behavior, but we can teach them how to handle

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Activities to Boost Hand-Eye Coordination

We all know the obvious reasons for good hand-eye coordination such as helping children catch a ball or hit a golf ball; however, did you know there are other, non-sports related benefits to having good hand-eye coordination? Activities such as

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Food Swaps For Healthier Kid Lunches

Although there are many more unhealthy food choices today, there are also more healthy alternatives to common foods. It has become easier to find healthier “swaps” for common foods and most grocery stores now offer a health food section for

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Raising Healthy Children

As parents, we all want what’s best for our children. The most important gift you can give your child, apart from love, is the gift of health. Unfortunately, this gift is not one you can wrap up and give to

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10 Tips to Get Your Child to Eat Healthy

We’re sure you all wish you had the time to be the Pinterest-worthy parent, making cute and healthy bento boxes for your child’s school lunch and preparing fresh from the garden home-cooked meals. Unfortunately, we live in a high-paced society,

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5 Screen-Free Indoor Activities For Children

Spring is right around the corner and Mother Nature has been allowing us glimpses of that warm weather we’ve all been dreaming of since the cold settled in. Although there is more opportunity for outdoor play now, there are still

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How to Handle Those Three Dreaded Words!

“I Hate You!” There are so many reasons your child may utter these words loudly or under their breath to you. Maybe you didn’t get them the new toy they begged you for. Maybe you told them they couldn’t go

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