How to Convince Your Parent to Attend Adult Day Care
You need a break from caring for your parent. Adult day care can help. Here are 7 tips to get mom or dad through the door for health care and socializing.
Top 10 Scientific Uses For Leftover Halloween Candy
So the kids fell asleep late last night after finally crashing from their Halloween sugar high. There are smashed pumpkins out on the street, toilet paper in the trees, and still 3 to 5 pounds of candy remaining per child. The pumpkins and toilet paper can be cleaned up… but what do you do with all that candy? You can’t possibly eat it all, right?
New Recommendations Guide Treatment For Those On The Spectrum
For the first time in 15 years, a major psychiatric organization is updating its practice guidelines for treating kids and adolescents with autism.
Why Childcare Workers Are So Poor, Even Though Childcare Costs So Much
They can't even afford daycare for their own kids.
How much does it benefit a child to delay kindergarten entry for a year?
Some believe that delaying a child’s enrollment in kindergarten by one year (known as "redshirting") may better long-term student performance. Michael Hansen argues that recent research on age and student outcomes shows that redshirting does not yield an educational advantage, but rather an initial testing advantage that diminishes to a nearly negligible factor over time.
What to Expect from Toddler Child Care at a Montessori School
The Montessori experience differs from mainstream educational philosophies, and that's one of the keys to its success. By eliminating the mindless busy-work and allowing children to engage with all of their senses, Montessori toddler child care successfully allows kids to continue loving learning throughout their education. The Montessori philosoph...
Beyond fasting: 10 tips for a more meaningful Lent
Some United Methodists do not connect with the traditional discipline of fasting for Lent. Creative alternatives can help reenergize the season.
Child care center websites: what information to look for
Looking for a nurturing, education-orientated child care center online? Here are some tips on how to find a reputable organization.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…