Navigation Links
Good Habits for School Success
Date:7/14/2008

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Every student has his or her way of making it through the school year. Some are very studious and regimented, working hard for good grades. Others coast through tests and homework with ease. Still, others prefer more of the social aspect of classes than the actual coursework.

There are certain universal tips and techniques that families can use as a whole to help improve this school year. Here are some ideas to consider, courtesy of Dr. Fresh, makers of dental and hygiene products.

-- Feed the body and the mind. The time-honored cliche that breakfast is the most important meal of the day still holds true. Don't let your kids skimp on breakfast no matter how time-pressed they may seem. Poor nutrition can cause energy levels to sag, therefore having a trickle-down effect on attention levels and classroom performance.

If time is always an issue in the morning, consider whipping up on-the-go meals that your children can eat on the way to school. Yogurt-and-fruit-based smoothies, breakfast bars, instant oatmeal, and so many other convenience items are just some ideas.

-- Put pride in appearance. Although the adage of "don't judge a book by its cover" is certainly something to consider, the fact of the matter is that outward appearance can influence others' perceptions of a person. Encourage your child to always put his or her best foot forward -- advice that should follow through to adulthood and a business career.

Part of projecting a positive outward appearance involves daily hygiene, such as showering or bathing and teeth brushing. Having a fun toothbrush geared toward children, such as the FireFly(R) from Dr. Fresh, can help promote good grooming and hygiene habits. The FireFly blinks for 60 seconds so that kids know how long to brush each arch of teeth (one minute for the top, one minute for the bottom). The child simply presses the button to start the LCD light housed safely in the handle of the toothbrush. Once the light stops blinking, it's time to move on to the other row of teeth. Learn more at http://www.drfresh.com.

-- Give organization an overhaul. Organization and school success can very well go hand-in-hand. Consider your son or daughter's personality and preferences. Is he a visual person? Think about color-coding folders and notebooks according to subject so work is seldom confused or overlooked. Is she a budding techy? Invest in a personal digital assistant that she can use to store assignment lists and class schedules.

Also think about yourself as a parent and your role in organization. Create an "in" and "out" system like you might see at an office. Your kids can simply drop in papers that need to be reviewed or signed, then you slip them in the "out" box when they're completed.

These are just some of the many things your family should consider and implement throughout the school year.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Dr. Fresh
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Childrens Report of Sleep Patterns a reliable, maybe a valid measure of childrens sleep habits
2. Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity
3. Learning Good Eating Habits Early Leads to Lifelong Health and Wellness
4. Napping Habits Tied to Sleep Disorders
5. Cancer survivors who practice healthy habits have higher quality of life
6. The Mt. Diablo Region YMCA Invites Families to Put Play in Your Day and Bring Healthy Habits Home During the Nations Largest Health Day for Children and Families
7. Holiday Travel, Bad Eating Habits a Recipe for Stomach Trouble
8. Employees with workplace flexibility have healthier lifestyle habits
9. Health Secretary Promotes Awareness of Diabetes, Urges Healthy Habits
10. Steelcase Unveils the Walkstation to Bring Healthy Habits to The Workplace
11. New Survey Uncovers Dirty Little Secrets About Americas Oral Care Habits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... Dr. Poneh Ghasri, ... dental treatments to both new and existing patients. Cosmetic dentistry allows patients to improve ... who have healthy smiles with some minor or more serious cosmetic flaws. These specials ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... Branches, Inc. is proud to have ... children and youth programs in South Miami. Macy’s is a wonderful community partner and ... Program provides afterschool tutoring, mentoring, enrichment and academic support to elementary students 5 days ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... Hydra Skin Sciences, a top-rated skincare ... Cream, a revolutionary new anti-aging skin care product that integrates Snow Algae ... has sold over seventy-five thousand units worldwide within the first two months of release. ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... WA (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... Dave ... Pediatric Interim Care Center (PICC) annual fundraiser luncheon on Friday, May 20. ... that helps the smallest victims of drug abuse,” said Newberry. , PICC is a ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... of its FDA approved sSOIP telemedicine stethoscope software that enables the stethoscope stream ... is called PCP-SSP and works with RNK’s flagship PCP-USB stethoscope. , Remote auscultation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... Norgine B.V. und ... entscheidenden Meilenstein durch diese Veröffentlichung zur  Hepatischen ... um Patientenresultate  bei Verdauungs- und Lebererkrankungen zu ... Verständnis der Hepatischen Enzephalopathie bei und hebt ... Enzephalopathie in der Öffentlichkeit zu schaffen und ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... 2, 2016 Leading Economies with Fastest Real GDP Annual ... 8.6 Uzbekistan 8 Ireland 7.8 India 7.3, , Source: IMF ... , which comprises of Brazil , Russia ... South Africa , registered the fastest GDP growth during the first ... China , recession in Brazil and ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... Mass. , May 2, 2016  While nearly ... that osteoporosis can have on their health, only about ...   according to the results of a new survey ... To mark the start of National Osteoporosis Month, Hologic ... health, which affects nearly 56 million Americans. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: