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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tiny Tab Books – Review

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

A review by Cynthia Kirkeby of two Nosy Crow pull-tab books illustrated by Jannie Ho.

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Good News for UC Students in California?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Featured, Money, School Matters | 0 comments

Support Speaker Atkins’ Plan to Reject Fee Hikes for California Students and Increase Funding for Higher Education

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Unsung Hero – A good reminder

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Amazing Videos, Featured | 0 comments

Every now and then a company transcends the average ad and creates something remarkable.  Unsung Hero is one of those special videos.

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The Ridiculously High Cost of Higher Education

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Featured, Money, Scholarships and Grants, School Matters | 0 comments

A look at CNN’s Ivory Tower documentary and the American education system.

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U.S. Education Funding In Crisis Infographic

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Featured, Reading Room, School Matters | 0 comments

An infographic hihglighting the lack of support for teachers and teaching supplies in the classroom.

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