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Safety In Sports. Kids need to be and feel safe when practicing sports.
Play Hard, Smell Good!
Rest easy, The college fund is started
As we enter into Spring 2021, I sit back and reflect on how fast the year has passed us by. The effects of this COVID-19 Pandemic has been devastating to some and has created opportunity for others. I truly wish I could open my eyes and it will all be over. I WISH!!
What can bring the strongest, most independent, and self-assured woman down? A rough labour and delivery, perhaps some vaginal tearing, swelling, hormones at an all-time high, and a tiny human latched to her breast while she asks herself how it was all possible?
Research suggests that the simple act of play may protect some children from the lasting, negative effects associated with childhood trauma. Games, sports, and learning to be part of a team help children to build social skills and to foster discipline in ways that build both physical and mental strength. Playing sports is usually thought of as a way to allow younger children to “burn off steam” and to give them a chance to stay active and be healthy. However, there is an underlying impact that we too often under-estimate: the psycho-social framework that is at work when children play, whether engaging in a solo or team sport.
Don’t let asthma hold you back! All students with well controlled asthma should be able to participate in all school sports. Exercise and sports are important for keeping our students fit and maintaining a healthy weight. Exercising improves our lung strength which is beneficial to students with asthma.
The benefits of a good night’s sleep are widely celebrated. The average adult needs between seven and nine hours to give the body and brain time to rest and replenish. Growing children and teenagers need considerably more, and for young athletes, who physically exert themselves on a regular basis, sleep is even more essential.