Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Why Kids Have Trouble Sitting Still—and What Parents and Teachers Can Do About It

It’s the second most frequent request I get in my work with teachers and parents: “My student/child has trouble sitting still. Do you have a cushion that will help?” So what’s the number-one request? “My student/child can’t sit still. Which weighted vest should I get?” Do you see a pattern? Why can’t our kids sit still? Let’s Take a Look Back Let’s go back twenty, thirty, forty years and see what kids were doing with their time. Back in 1971, a typical kid might be watching television while lying on the shag carpet (the original Tummy Time). No recliner or video…  Read in browser »

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