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4 tips for parenting children with ADHD

Published: February 9, 2017

If your child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, know that you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 percent of children between the ages of 4 and 17 were diagnosed with ADHD in 2011. Parenting children with this disorder can definitely be challenging and – at times – overwhelming. Here are four […]

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Setting SMART Goals Part 4 – Achievable

Published: January 11, 2017

When setting a goal, it is important to make sure that the goal is able to be accomplished in a realistic time frame.  Keeping your goal achievable helps to make sure that you do not discouraged and consider yourself a failure. We, the owners of Sulphur Springs ATA, are big fans of the show “The […]

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Setting SMART Goals Part 3 – Motivating

Published: January 6, 2017

In setting a SMART Goal for the new year, the step that seems the most obvious is this step.  However, many times we set goals in our lives for all the wrong reasons.  We let outside pressures cause us to create goals that we are not fully committed to. In  setting a goal, it must […]

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Setting SMART Goals for 2017 Part 1

Published: January 4, 2017

As we begin this new year, many people use this time to set goals for themselves that they hope to accomplish in the new year.  According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, half of Americans make a resolution each year.  The top resolutions are weight loss, exercise, managing money, and ending bad habits (such as […]

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Martial Arts and Stress Relief

Published: November 2, 2016

Most people consider all martial art forms including Taekwondo, as just a fighting tool because of the way it is depicted in movies and television shows. The ATA martial arts class uses many techniques and skills to help individuals reduce stress. One of these techniques is the Songahm breathing techniques. How martial arts relieves stress […]

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