Kids need to be healthy mentally and physically, just like adults. When you focus on your child’s health and wellness, their performance at school will be positively impacted. Healthy kids make better students!

Help your child or teen understand how to maintain their own mental and physical health.  Remember, leading by example can significantly impact a child’s willingness to adopt healthy habits.

Balanced Diet: Encourage them to eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins.

Regular Exercise: Encourage physical activity through sports, outdoor play, or organized activities.

Adequate Sleep: Ensure they get enough sleep according to their age group.

Hydration: Teach them the importance of drinking enough water throughout the day.

Limit Screen Time: Set reasonable limits on screen time to promote other activities and rest.

Hand Washing: Emphasize the importance of regular hand-washing to prevent the spread of germs.

Healthy Lunches: Pack nutritious lunches or guide them in making healthy food choices at school.

Time Management: Help them create a schedule to balance academics, extracurriculars, and downtime.

Open Communication: Encourage them to talk about their feelings and experiences, supporting their emotional well-being.

Mindful Breaks: Teach techniques like deep breathing or stretching to manage stress and focus better.

Safety Awareness: Remind them about road safety, stranger danger, and following safety rules.

Regular Checkups: Schedule routine visits to the pediatrician for health assessments.

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