How to Balance Your Child's Studies With After-School Activities

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(NC) - Today's families are busy - parents and children alike. A survey shows that the majority of Canadian children (86 per cent) are involved in at least one extracurricular activity this school year. The survey, conducted by Ipsos-Reid for Kumon Math and Reading Centres, also found that on average, children will spend 4.6 hours per week participating in after-school activities. The poll found that team sports is the most popular after-school activity (57 per cent), followed by individual sports (43 per cent), music (31 per cent), school clubs (15 per cent) and dance (12 per cent). But how much is too much?

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