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Fall, the time when everyone has "Back to School" on the brain. Some kids can't wait, others are dragged kicking and screaming to the bus stop. Here's a way to get your child more interested in their schoolwork while helping their posture and fitness! Go desk shopping! Giving a child their own assigned work area with the tools they need will help encourage them to get into the homework routine. Depending on your child's age, you'll most likely want to look for a height adjustable desk. This way, the desk can grow with them and you can ensure that they are sitting in a comfortable and ergonomically correct way. You might not think ergonomics is something that you need to consider at such a young age, but training the body to sit upright with the hands and wrists at the appropriate height can help them avoid eye, wrist and neck strain among other ailments that often develop from poor posture. An ergonomic or height adjustable desk may be a little more expensive, but a child who is uncomfortable at an adult-sized desk will probably avoid using it. To get an idea of the wide range of desk designs available, beyondtheofficedoor.com is a good place to start. Ergonomic and height adjustable desks are a relatively new concept and you may not find a good selection at places like Staples or Office Max, so check out what's online before hopping in the car.