For most of us, we are feeling increased stress levels as the pandemic continues to dictate the need for families to shelter in place. We are now dealing with increased stress and anxiety as our communities begin to open back up. Anxiety remains over the continued presence of people being diagnosed with COVID-19. Read More
With more time on my hands, I’m spending much of it reading. One of the things I read recently was the value that humor plays in combating our anxieties, and no matter what we do right now, at some level we are all experiencing anxiety. Read More
Greater Learning’s 10 tips to survive shelter-in-place with children and have fun while building bonds together! Families are faced with new challenges as we as a nation are sheltering in place and trying to figure out ways to meet those challenges. I recently had the opportunity to watch a webinar by Dean and author Julie Lythcott-Haimes and author Debbie Reber. They provided some great tips to help families at this time. Read More
With everything going on, we’re all largely at home, but we get to spend more time with our little ones! Though schools are either out or going to distance learning, educational activities don’t have to stop! At Greater Learning LP, we know that education, learning and self-improvement are continuous and don’t stop for any reason! Read More
Physical activity is a must for a healthy life just like proper nutrition! With kids out of school, the focus has been on education, but we know kids need physical activity just as much as education. Physical activity is vital for brain development, muscle input for the body, and it increases your child’s readiness for learning.
So, let’s get fit! Read More
Cooking and Baking have always been great activities to do with kids as a way to build language skills and have fun at the same time. Read More
At Greater Learning, we often hear parents tell us that their child is bothered by loud noises. While true, a child’s sensitivity to loud noises can unfortunately cause problems in social settings like school, family gatherings or anywhere in public. Noise sensitivity makes it hard for children to remain seated in noisy restaurants, participate in parties, or truly pay attention to what a
teacher is saying. Some children can be so affected they avoid using restrooms in public due to the noise from flushing or hand dryers. Read More
With busy schedules it becomes more and more difficult to manage our lives, including finding healthy feeding options for our kids to enjoy. Read More
Your brain is better on music. Here are 7 areas that our music based The Listening Program® (TLP) can influence, to help your student succeed at school and in life.
The summer has come to a close and we’re back in the swing of the school year! While it’s sad faces for some and cheers for others, we’ve found a fun, tasty activity to bring the family together while getting back on a schedule for the rest of the of the school year! Read More