Category Archives: Education

Is Your Teen Impulsive?

Impulsiveness in adolescence isn’t just a phase; it’s biology. And despite all the social factors that define our teen years, the human brain and the brains of other primates go …

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What’s In Your Child’s Lunchbox?

Happy second week of school to students in Maryland and happy third week of school to most of the families in the D.C. area! Back-to-school time is the perfect opportunity …

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Incorporate Movement Into Learning

Congratulations! You – and your child – survived back-to-school season! Any educator will tell you that movement with intention anchors learning and prepares the brain for learning. Neuroscience also supports …

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

Knock-knock.  Who’s there?  Boo.  Boo who? The healing power of laughter is nothing to cry about! We were born with the gift of laughter.  Laughter is a natural medicine. It …

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How My Clients with Special Needs Remind Me to Be a Better Person

In honor of April celebrating Autism Awareness Month, I want to thank my clients with special needs who remind me to a better person.

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Toddler BMI May Lead to Teenage Obesity

“Excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years including increased cholesterol, being overweight and having fat around the middle,” …

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Is Stress at Work Causing Women’s Weight Gain?

Are you a female? Are you stressed at work? Your workplace stress could be causing your weight gain.

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If Your Child Isn’t Getting Enough Sleep – He May Have Other Unhealthy Habits

Did you know that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that children 6 to 12 years of age sleep 9-12 hours on a regular basis to promote optimal health?  …

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