Monday, January 13, 2020

The More You Hug Your Kids The Smarter They Become


 “Hugs Matter! One hug from the right person takes all your stress away.”
We all love hugs, especially our children, and new research has shown yet another benefit to sharing a warm hug with those you love. The loving affection a baby receives through the touch of a hug triggers their developing brains to grow, and helps them become smarter.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Teachers suffer more stress than other workers


Teachers are more likely to suffer job-related stress than other professionals, a study has found.

One in five teachers feels tense about their job all or most of the time, compared with one in eight workers in similar professions, analysis by the National Foundation for Educational Research revealed.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Dyspraxia: What You Need to Know


Can you imagine what life would be like if you struggled to perform everyday tasks? For many people, this is their reality; things like fastening a button, tying shoelaces, holding a pencil, and even sitting up straight can be an immense challenge for them due to a condition called dyspraxia.
Also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), dyspraxia affects more kids (i.e. five to six percent of school-aged children) than other common disorders like autism and ADHD. However, it often appears alongside these neurological differences, too. And in spite of its relative commonality, it oftentimes goes undiagnosed.