Vestavia Hills / Mountain Brook Kids Physical Skill: Balance

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In people, balance occurs when their mass is centered evenly between their supporting limb(s). Whether you are standing on two feet, one foot or on your hands or your head (!), when your center of mass is no longer in the middle of what is holding you up, you fall!  It doesn’t take a baby […]

Vestavia Hills / Mountain Brook Kids Life Skill: Discipline

kids children self-discipline self-control

From a usage perspective, the word discipline sometimes gets a bad rap. We use it to refer to bad behavior (“he has discipline issues”). Or even worse, the resultant punishment (“we had to discipline him because of his bad behavior”). The fact is that our negative reactions to the word discipline occur due to episodes […]