Dental Health Tips for Kids

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Just because your child’s baby teeth are going to fall out anyway that you don’t have to take special care of them.  Many parents assume that these are merely “temporary teeth”, so letting your child have an endless stream of suckers or having a perpetual bottle of sugary soda or juice is A-Okay.  It is

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What Are The Unhealthiest Foods for Children?

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Left to their own devices, your child would eat anything and everything that contained sugar and subsequently would be bouncing off the walls.  Your mom, and her mom before her, knew that cereal encrusted with sugar was no prize when it came to breakfast food nutrition, and, so she may have tried to force feed

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Successful Summer Vacation Tips for High School Students

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High school students generally have one goal in mind after the last school bell rings in mid-June, and that is to relax.  They want to sleep in, stay up late and hang out with their friends.  Well, that is fine… for a short while anyway, but, of course the novelty wears off and soon the

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Successful Summer Vacation Tips for Elementary School Students

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For the kids who just finished their first year in kindergarten, or even “graduated” from first grade, the end of the school year might be a real traumatic event for them.  Even though they already know that they can sleep in later, and stay up later, there is angst over leaving their teacher and knowing

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The Use of Technology in The Special Education Classroom

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Special education students are just that: special. Their learning needs are different from the general population of students. And because of this difference, the challenges and triumphs of special education students are particularly rewarding. With the wide range of differing needs in most special education classes, top teachers like Shari Duddy quickly become experts at

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The Modern Version of Stranger Danger

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Cyber bullying. Cyber stalking. Catfishing. These are terms that have become commonplace in today’s internet connected world. It is no longer sufficient to tell your child to stay away from strangers. In today’s world, online sometimes be more dangerous than real life. What can parents do to protect their children from today’s version of stranger

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Teachers and Social Media

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Social media is great. It’s a way for us to communicate with friends, family, colleagues, and the world. All of the different platforms allow us access to vast amounts of information, all at the tip of our fingertips. And how do we use it? Do we better mankind by pooling information? Absolutely. Do we maintain

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How Does the Teen Brain Work?

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The teenage years are a major time of transition for the brain. Although teens start to look more like adults than children, their brains are still very different from that of an adult. In fact, the brain does not fully look like an adult’s until the early 20s. Teens often act very differently than adults

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How Do Children Think?

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A child’s brain is very different than an adult’s, and is constantly changing. Studies have shown that the brain grows in spurts. The first occurs before a child is born, the second is between the ages of one and two, the third between the ages of two and four, the fourth between ages eight and

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Health Benefits of Sleep for Teens and Children

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Teenagers and children need a great deal of sleep but many get far less than the recommended amount. Leading scientists say that teens and children need about 9-10 hours of sleep each night, which is more than the recommended amount of 7-8 hours per night for adults. This lack of sleep can be very harmful

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