15 Qualities of Mentally Tough People

15 Qualities of Mentally Tough People

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens and take decisive action if you want to move through it successfully. Read these steps to mental wellness ... 

Fitness & Wellness: Aerobic Training

Fitness & Wellness: Aerobic Training

Aerobic training strengthens the heart and lungs and improves muscle function. One goal of aerobic training is to enhance sports performance and to improve training response. The following is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) about aerobic training exercises.

How I Became a Morning Person (and How You Can, Too)

How I Became a Morning Person (and How You Can, Too)

"For years I dreaded the sound of my morning alarm. It represented so much that was wrong with my life. I’d have to end whatever great dream I was having, put on clothes I didn’t like, go out into the world bleary-eyed and stand in a cramped train with a hundred other people who would also rather be anywhere else."

Music and Your School-Age Child

Music and Your School-Age Child

Whether dancing around the living room on a rainy day or singing along to the radio, school-age kids love listening to — and participating in — music. And there are loads of good reasons to encourage this enthusiasm. Research shows that kids who are actively involved in music (who play it or sing it regularly):

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School

Parental support plays a crucial role in helping preteens and teens succeed in middle school. But as students grow more independent during these years, it can be challenging for parents to know which situations call for involvement and which ones call for a more behind-the-scenes approach.