Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School

By on May 5, 2015

Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School

If you want your child to succeed in school, start at home with a solid foundation built on healthy habits.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests:

  • Prepare your child with an established, early bedtime and a healthy breakfast.
  • Limit screen time and promote exercise.
  • Create a strict daily routine to help children learn what to expect.
  • Create an area in your home where all items needed for school — from backpacks to shoes to papers — are stored.
  • Create a designated work space where your child can do homework, complete with needed supplies and no distractions.
  • Read to your child every day.
  • Set a good example by modeling a good work ethic and healthy habits.
  • Listen to your child. Talk openly about life at school.

Source: HealthDay

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