I don’t know about you, but each morning I wake up and aim for a balanced day. A day of balance between being a mom first, and a psychologist/professional second. I have aspirations of staying calm, planning ahead, and staying on top of the schedule and demands of my children and private practice.
When we talk about our organs, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Heart? Lungs? Maybe even the brain! It’s easy to forget that the one organ we see everyday falls into that category. All hail the SKIN.
Whether you’re a working mom or a stay-at-home mom (which, by the way, is still considered a working mom because, well, being a mom is work), it’s often difficult to find that magic balance between the different aspects of your life.
The foundation of effective parenting is leading by example. This is especially true when establishing good dental hygiene habits like brushing, flossing and visiting your dentist. An early orthodontic treatment may also be helpful in making extra room in the mouth for permanent teeth to be placed properly.
Depending on how severely your oral hygiene and health are affected by orthodontic problems, treatment time can vary from a few months to even years. This is why you should put in the time and effort to find the right orthodontist before starting treatment. This is the first and most important step towards a lifetime of better dental health!
I recently received a phone call from a parent; she was confused and concerned regarding a shift in her ten-year-old son’s approach to his schoolwork. This, unfortunately, is a common occurrence in the world of tutoring. Many children begin their academic careers with passion and promise, only to show signs of hesitancy, and even apathy, as they near the end of elementary school. Parents are left wondering, “What happened?”
There are several easy ways you can go about packing lunches for your kids beforehand. Better yet, meal prepping these lunches won’t leave you scrambling in the mornings. And the best for last- they don’t all have to be the same ingredients every day. We have some great school lunch ideas for you to try with your child to save time, money, and hassle.
I’ve found that for young elementary schoolers, parental attitudes and training will set the stage for their success for years to come. Here are the tips and tricks that have worked for my family and me: