Our little schoolers are facing more and more challenges these days. My kindergartener, for example, has 9 subjects in school this year, including Araling Panlipunan and Science. When did they ever start teaching Science to kindergarteners?! I remember when I was in kindergarten, its all play, storytelling, arts and crafts, and a bit of studying, nothing like the hectic and challenging schedule 5-year olds had to deal these days. This is the same reason why I am not surprise to hear my little one complaining about being tired and falling asleep immediately after arriving from school on some days.
As mums, it is up to us to make sure the little ones get all the rest they can get once they got home from school. It is also important that we give them meals and food items to nurture them and help them prepare for a demanding school day ahead. Our friends at Ajinomoto Philippines and Amino Fres-C shares interesting ideas on how we can help lessen the stress our children get from school: [Read more…]