Middle School

SEVEN STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL TRANSITIONS

SEVEN STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL TRANSITIONS

Transitions can be tough—for both parents and kids. Whether your child is making that huge first step into kindergarten, crossing the bridge to middle school or high school, or moving to a new school, there are ways to ease the anxiety inherent in change and set the stage for a great start.

PROMOTING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE TO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

It is extremely difficult for American middle school students to adopt healthy eating and exercise habits given the influences in our society today. The majority of adults in our culture live a fast-paced life—often spending more than eight hours a day working, taking quick breaks to eat meals filled with far-from-ideal foods, and exercising only when they somehow find an extra hour in the day.