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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
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 […]

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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 […]

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Nov
22

Johnny Weir as Dora the Explorer’s Ice Skating Coach in New Nickelodeon Promo

Figure Skating Superstar Johnny Weir Appears in New Dora the Explorer Promotional Spot   NEW YORK – Nov. 19, 2013 – ‘Tis the season for an icy adventure as Nickelodeon debuts the brand-new Dora the Explorer primetime special, “Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,” on Monday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).   The half-hour special features actress […]

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Nov
21

Spooksville Freak Files

LOS ANGELES — The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, is launching two entertaining digital initiatives — a series of webisodes called “Spooksville Freak Files” and an adventurous online game, “Streets of Spooksville” — to further engage viewers in the enticing and unfolding mystery behind its new live-action series, “Spooksville,” which airs […]

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Nov
20

NY “Shock” Exchange – How a Group of Inner-City Kids Predicted the Great Recession

When someone remarries, they often begin a “blended family” full of hopes and dreams. However, they soon find themselves faced with intense and often unexpected challenges – unhappy kids, constant differences in disciplinary styles, food, money, and a million other details of family life… not to mention ex-spouses. Dr. Patricia Papernow, a renowned psychologist and […]