Last week, a father of one of our students shared an article with us about an attempted abduction with the following words, “I wanted to share the article below and also thank y’all for helping us teach R—- how to protect himself. I really like how Lions talks out different scenarios to the kids! I think that really helps the kids connect the dots if or when it happens in real life.”Read More »
Both punishment and discipline involve consequences. An important difference is that with discipline, the consequences are specifically aligned with teaching the child about morality, as opposed to simply conditioning the child to associate that behavior with something scary or painful. In this way, the consequences are more goal-oriented instead of pain-oriented.Read More »
During the school season, teachers, assistants, and counselors are focused on helping your children learn and grow. But what happens during the summer season when these people are not around? It makes sense that, as a parent, you would want your child to maintain their growth and development over the summer and prevent your child from losing the skills they gained over the last school year.Read More »
Have you ever wondered why children and teens seem to be so addicted to their smart phones and other devices? Children’s lack of attention and motivation can be so frustrating, but what do their devices have to do with this?
The answer is… DOPAMINE! It’s science, y’all.
If your child’s mindset is not in the right place when you’re trying to get them out the door, it can be an epic struggle to get them to engage in even the most fun activities! Here are some strategies that can help you have a successful transition time when trying to get your child to class.Read More »
A few weeks ago, I asked one of our Krav Junior instructors, Paul Besterman, to write up a little bit about what he thinks the purpose and value of Krav Junior is. I told him that I didn’t need anything formal… stream of consciousness was fine. I just wanted to get his thoughts on it. When I got his email a couple of weeks later, I was moved to tears.Read More »
Did you know that brain science shows that if children are sitting all day, they are missing out on vital movements that increase brain function and activity? We as Krav Junior Teachers (especially the ones teaching kids age 3-7), are helping our students develop their brains in ways that help them in every facet of their lives!Read More »