Ann Taylor, Dress Barn, Loft, Lane Bryant: Store closures on the way
Get ready for more "closing sale" signs in the windows of your local retailers.
How to Start a Residential Program
This workshop will give you an overview of how to start your very own residential program. You will learn about the different types of residential programs, zoning, licensing, permins, documentation needed, funding, and more!
How to Communicate Effectively with Intellectually Disabled Adults
12 Tips to Communicate Effectively with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Some people with intellectual impairments have trouble comprehending complicated language and revealing their feelings and thoughts orally. While someone with an intellectual disability may have specific thought processes, communication abilities, and learning styles that are different from your own, there are plenty of steps you can take to help foster effective communication Here are 12 tips to facilitate proper communication and strengthen communication levels with someone who has an intellectual disability Since it takes two people to communicate effectively, take responsibility to ensure you are doing everything to make yourself understood. Also, be sure you understand the person correctly to reduce the chances of confusion. Check…
Why Shopping at Thrift Stores Rules
During tough economic times, we all have to cut corners. Unfortunately, for people like me who you know, like to look good out in public, it's impossible...
Why more cities need to add up the economic value of trees
Cutting-edge urban foresters argue not only for the intrinsic value of trees but also for the many economic and health benefits.
Food Pantry Top 10 List
Our top ten list of food pantry needs is update monthly.
How to Thrift Shop for Outerwear + Salvation Army Coat Sale
A few days ago on Instagram, I mentioned the upcoming Salvation Army coat sale. I don’t use the word “epic” often, but it’s fitting for this sale! If you’re in the NYC…
How To Turn Your Backyard into a Four-Season Farm
Turning your garden into a four-season farm is easier than you think.
Handling Child Abuse Disclosures
When a child comes to you to talk about abuse they are facing, it is important to listen and act in a way to support the child and keep him or her
Chicago's 10 Oldest Hot Dog Stands Have Stayed Within Families For Decades
No-frills food, efficient service and charm define these neighborhood fixtures.