By the time they arrive to school they are exhausted and hungry. They do their very best to keep it together, but all it takes is one negative word or look by a peer that sets them off and they begin to unravel.
Stop for a second and notice what you are feeling right now. Is it joy, happiness, love or other positive emotions? Or is it sadness, anger, fear or other negative emotions? Now take a minute to monitor your thoughts. Are you in here and now? Are you in the past or the future? Are these thoughts negative or positive?
Decisions were made - sell the boat, buy a house between the boys homes so I could get closer to the grandbabies and semi-retire at the end of the year. While I've played with that for years, this is the first time we've announced it month after month in our newsletter.
Athletic competition, both individual and team, can be very healthy both physically and emotionally, but only when we detach ego and expectation. Fear-based emotions, such as fear of losing, not being good enough, not doing your best, not being the best, are harmful to the body.
Contact the teacher if your child continues to require an excess amount of time to complete homework or is unable to complete assignments. Your child may be distracted, not understanding, unmotivated or just exhausted.