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    MARVEL’S AVENGERS: Age Of Ultron – Trailer

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as […]

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    Oct. 8 #WellnessWed Twitter Chat Regarding Children with Medical Complexity

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    WHAT:    A #WellnessWed Twitter chat will address the needs of children with medical complexity. The hour-long chat will cover:   •    What it means to have a child with medical complexity •    The challenges families and our health care system face in addressing the needs of children with medical complexity •    Solutions to improve care […]

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    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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Nov
28

Forget Black Friday – national expert has 7 tips to save shopping consignment, second hand & thrift

New national survey shows families embracing second hand shopping during the holidays More families shopping consignment events and thrift stores to save and earn cash North America’s leading consignment event offers tips on finding the best deals Tulsa, Okla. – As holiday shoppers head to the stores for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and more, about […]

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Nov
28

To Grandma’s House We Go

Over the river, through the woods, down the highway and off on a plane we go. Holiday travel season is here and it’s an extra special one for me because it’s my baby’s first Thanksgiving. Not only are we traveling to Grandma’s house, but we’re off to aunts’, uncles’ and cousins’ houses as well – […]

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Nov
27

Prospect Park Zoo’s Franklin – The Safest Turkey in Town

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Nov. 26, 2013 —  Just days before Thanksgiving, Franklin the wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) happily struts at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo, where he lives with several female companions.   The wild turkey is native to the Americas.  In 1776, in search of a national bird, Benjamin Franklin nominated the wild turkey as our national symbol. The […]

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27

Tips for Teaching Children How to be Thankful this Holiday

  The holidays are such a festive time of year, with many opportunities to entertain, enjoy good food and friends and celebrate the season. However, it’s easy to be swept up in those activities and forget the meaning behind the holidays, in particular Thanksgiving. As parents, we strive every day to instill good values in […]

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Nov
26

Families Say They Want More Time Together

TOO BUSY FOR FUN? MORE THAN 75 PERCENT OF FAMILIES SAY THEY WANT MORE TIME TOGETHERNew Survey Finds that Games are the Perfect Activity to Get Families Engaged and Feeling Happier PAWTUCKET, R.I. (November 19, 2013) – The majority of Americans (76 percent) aren’t satisfied with the amount of quality time their family spends together, […]

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26

The 5 G’s to Having a Good (Virtuous) Holiday Season

The holiday season often brings out the best in people. It’s a time when we display more compassion and generosity to giving and caring for the less fortunate. However, it can also be a time that causes the most stress as we seek to find the “perfect” gift from our list of family members, the […]