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Guest Tips: How to Make Your Sleep Routine Smarter for Your Child

The following post was written by Alanna McGinn, Certified Infant and Toddler Sleep Consultant and Founder of Good Night Sleep Site – a Global Pediatric and Family Sleep Team.
During the school year, heading to bed at a decent time and getting a good night’s sleep is important for children. A well-rested child will display better cognitive ability,


Motivating Children by Developing a Growth Mindset

“Motivation is the most important factor in determining whether you succeed in the long run. What I mean by motivation is not only the desire to achieve, but also the love of learning, the love of challenge, and the ability to thrive on obstacles. These are the greatest gifts we can give our students.” – Carol


Preparing to Go Back to School

August is a good month to prepare for the new school year while still savoring the joys of summer. If you’re like most parents, juggling fun and learning isn’t always easy. Summer vacation is meant to give children a break from their long days of school, but it doesn’t mean students should stop learning completely.


5 Tips for Student Success in Elementary School

Stick to a Routine

Children benefit from having a consistent bedtime and wake time each day. Taking time to have breakfast in the morning is very important to get the day started. If your children spend a lot of time deciding what to wear and in preparing their backpack in the morning, add