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Growing Up in a Digital World

We’ve gone through a digital evolution in the past two decades. The extent of available electronics is astounding, as is the rate at which they are continuing to be produced. From iPods and cell phones to tablets, e-readers, computers and

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Teaching Kids How to Persevere

In a world that can sometimes be too focused on instant gratification, it’s important to teach our children the importance of perseverance and it’s connection to success. Our children, and us as well, are sensitive to words like “failure”. It

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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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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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5 Reasons Kids Need Goals

Healthy habits start young. Teaching your children the importance of setting goals is something that needs to be done early. You know the saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Well, the same idea applies to teaching your

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