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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
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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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Nov
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 […]

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Nov
26

Adventure Book for Children Earns National Outdoor Book Award & Rave Reviews

Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: BOTSWANA Wins National Outdoor Book Award The National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA) is the outdoor world’s largest and most prestigious book award program.  They have recently recognized Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Botswana, by Patti Wheeler and Keith Hemstreet, as the winner in the Children’s Category. NOBA is a non-profit, […]

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Nov
25

GIRL POWER!! How Do You Raise Kind, Successful Kids When You Have No Role Model to Follow?

Field Guide to Plugged-In Parenting, Even If You Were Raised by Wolves By Terri Fedonczak NEW GUIDE HELPS PARENTS BUILD A PLAN TO CONNECT WITH THEIR CHILDREN, REGARDLESS OF THEIR UPBRINGING  THE BOOK: Regardless of circumstances, many parents want to raise their children differently than they were raised. Fedonczak, who specializes in parent and teen […]

Nov
25

Four Thanksgiving De-Stress Tips Served Up by Blogger Dani DiPirro

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2013 — “Thanksgiving is fast approaching and many people are feeling a sense of dread,” notes mindfulness blogger Dani DiPirro. “The holiday should fill us with gratitude, but it’s not unusual to feel more panicked than peaceful. Staying thankful, even during the most stressful moments, is one of the best ways […]