Monthly Archive: December 2015

Exercise, Weight Loss, and Resolutions

Well, the New Year has begun and we find ourselves motivated to start on a positive note with resolutions we made.  A resolution is a promise one makes to himself/herself to engage in an act that is intended to lead to personal self-improvement. If it is too stressful, then chances are it …

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Wash your hands!!!

The simplest way to prevent transmission of illness is by washing your hands! It is reported that children, kindergarten through 12th grade, lose 38 million school days annually due to the flu virus. Sadly, another 22 million school days are lost due to colds. So here is a refresher on how to handle cold …

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How’s the School Year Thus Far?

With the school year almost at the half way mark, are your kids meeting their potential? If not, are you as a parent keeping the child optimistic regarding learning?

People process information differently. Learning is a process that is different for each person. There are three main types of learners; visual, auditory or kinesthetic. …

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