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Advocacy for Cluster Headache Sufferers

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Family Life, Featured, Health | 0 comments

Clusterbusters is uniting the voices of the families suffering from the debilitating disease., called cluster headaches, nicknamed “suicide headaches.”

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AirBnB Etiquette

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Family Life, Family Travel | 0 comments

AirBnB allows travelers to find alternative, low-priced lodging and this comes with its own set of manners.

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Difficulties with School Issues? Free CA Pro Bono Advocates

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

Meet virtually free of charge via video chat with a pro bono advocate to discuss educational issues related to special education, school discipline, English Language Learners, or discrimination issues.

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Lice Tracker

Posted by on Jul 30, 2016 in Family Life, Health | 0 comments

I suppose that it’s good to know if there’s been a report of lice in the area, although I’m not sure the cities listed are going to be too happy about being at the top of the charts for infested U.S. cities.

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Granny’s Purse – Book Review

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Book Reviews - Kids, Featured, Reading Room | 0 comments

Granny’s Purse is a fun board book for kids. It’s die cut into the shape of a purse and has various layers (pages) that the kids can flip through.

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Ben Loves Bear – Book Review

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Book Reviews - Kids, Featured, Reading Room | 0 comments

Ben Loves Bear is a board book that captures the wonderful relationship that takes place between so many of us and our stuffed animals.

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Arts are Critical to a Healthy Economy

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Art & Music, Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

The next time someone tells you that we should ignore the arts if we want a healthy economy, hand them the statistics of this U.K. study.

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Corinthian College Students To Receive Relief from California Assembly

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

ContentsWhat the Bill Will DoExisting Program DeficienciesClaims Against Corinthian CollegesCoauthors of the legislation include:...

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When to Buy to Save BIG!

Posted by on Feb 15, 2015 in Around the House, Family Life, Money | 0 comments

It is a new year, so there is no better time than now to re-invent yourself and your finances. Life throws a lot at you, all year round....

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Would Seatbelts on School Buses Save Children’s Lives? 

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in Child Safety, Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

Every day, nearly half a million school buses hit the road – taking 25 million children to school. And while many parents think their children are in safe hands, tragedy can strike in a flash.

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Winter Travel Tips for Parents with Toddlers

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Child Safety, Family Life, Family Travel, Featured, The Family Car, Travel | 0 comments

TIps for traveling with kids in car seats, with recommendations on car seats that fit the bill.

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6 Things Parents Need to Know About FAFSA

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Money, School Matters | 0 comments

6 Things Parents Need to Know About FASFA, and how to fill them out in the FASFA form.

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Mama Gone Geek – Review

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Book Reviews - General, Child Safety, Family Life, Featured | 0 comments

Mama Gone Geek is a book by Lynn Brunelle that announces the author as “Calling on my inner science nerd to help navigate the ups and downs of parenthood;” a rather long subtitle, but an accurate one.  This is not your usual parenting book.

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Toot and Tickle – Review

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Reading Room | 0 comments

A review by Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain of Tickle and Toot, two board books by Leslie Patricelli.

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Noodle Board Books – review

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Featured, Reading Room | 0 comments

Noodle is a cute little panda bear who is the star of some Nosy Crow board books with “touch-and-feels for little paws.”  I...

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