• specialDayCooking

    Special Needs Educator Emphasizes the Importance of Cooking as a Key Life Skill

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    NEW COOKBOOK OFFERS DELICIOUS, EVERYDAY RECIPES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY-CHALLENGED COMMUNITY OR ANY YOUNG PERSON LEARNING TO COOK      In her 11 years of experience working with special education students, Beverly Worth Palomba has found that developmentally-challenged individuals require certain teaching strategies. After developing a culinary arts class for her special needs students, she found […]

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    Solving the Healthy Lunch Dilemma w/ @emeals

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Don’t be tricked by labels that promise health benefits, or fun, colorful packaging that your son or daughter will love. Fruit roll-ups seem like the childhood dream food, but they have three types of sugar listed in the first five ingredients and some brands also have trans fats and artificial colors, which may lead to […]

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  • urban

    Teen Steroid Use Alarming Findings – Awareness Efforts

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    A recent research study conducted by University of Minnesota researchers found that teens are using steroids and muscle-enhancing substances at higher rates than previously thought.  The study found that 5.9 percent of boys in the survey reported using steroids, while the rate among girls was 4.6 percent. The findings were surprising, especially since some of the steroid […]

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hipbabywrap2
Sep
30

Check out The Hip Baby Wrap – @hipbabywrap

No More Boring Baby Wraps!  Get Vibrant Color, Breathable Softness and Amazing Style with Hip Baby Wrap—the Baby Wrap that’s Functional and Fashionable. A busy mother herself, founder Jeannie Levedahl knows how convenient and meaningful a baby wrap can be.  However, constantly wearing the same wrap left her searching for beautiful and more affordable wraps […]

ted
Sep
30

Here’s @RealTedHicks – Bully for you story – by @StudentTutorUSA

It was around 1980 in Queens, NY, and eight-year-old Ted Hicks had just received the kiss of death from the class bully. Wayne. It started innocently enough—just a simple conversation that ended up more heated than expected—and suddenly Ted was refusing to back down, and Wayne was shouting, “I’ll see you at 3:00.” Hours later, […]

foxhole fathers
Sep
30

Foxhole Father, The Field Guide For Fathers @foxholefather

Helping men become the masculine non-judgmental sanctuary for their children Psychotherapists, mothers and fathers have expressed great enthusiasm for Foxhole Father. “Christopher Whalen’s Foxhole Father is a call to arms for fathers everywhere. This book offers practical and valuable advice to men navigating the role of parent, particularly as a single parent, with wisdom, insight […]

The-Time-Bandit-Solution
Sep
30

The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time You Never Knew You Had

Many seem to think students should be good at concentrating just because it’s important. But you can’t expect someone to be good at math, or soccer, or the piano just because you ordered it. However, there is a specific pathway for your brain to learn these skills. And these six tactics will help: 1. You […]

specialDayCooking
Sep
29

Special Needs Educator Emphasizes the Importance of Cooking as a Key Life Skill

NEW COOKBOOK OFFERS DELICIOUS, EVERYDAY RECIPES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY-CHALLENGED COMMUNITY OR ANY YOUNG PERSON LEARNING TO COOK      In her 11 years of experience working with special education students, Beverly Worth Palomba has found that developmentally-challenged individuals require certain teaching strategies. After developing a culinary arts class for her special needs students, she found […]

back to school butterflies
Sep
28

The Back to School Butterflies: 10 Tips To Help Your Child

The Back to School Butterflies: 10 Tips To Help Your Child By Don MacMannis, Ph.D. & Debra Manchester MacMannis, MSW Perhaps you’re one of the lucky parents whose kids couldn’t wait to go back to school. Unfortunately, lots of kids have a hard time approaching the first day or don’t settle in for weeks, and […]