Growing up, many of us experienced some form of bullying. Either we were the victim of it or watched other be bullied. Unfortunately, it is a common experience for many children and adolescents. When I was in 3rd… grade, a group of girls started bullying me so
The ability to label and understand our emotions and appropriately express our feelings… is an important skill that needs to be learned in childhood. Children are not born with this ability and must be taught how to identify and express their emotions. Emotional literacy is the ability to recognize, understand
As the mother of an active five-year-old tomboy who enjoys superheroes just as much as the next kid, I am always on the lookout for a good superhero story. Disney does a great job with their newest app additions: The Avengers Origins: Assemble and Avengers Origins: Hulk.
The Avengers …
This past January, Apple announced that it would be introducing a new iPad textbook experience and iBooks authoring tool that would present many opportunities to use this technology in the classroom. They started selling textbooks… from McGraw-Hill, Pearson and Houghton Mifflin at prices comparable to the print, or as I
Throughout school, I had an unrealistic fear of math…. So much so that I decided to change my major in college from a Business Major to a Health Science Degree so I wouldn’t have to take the higher level math classes. I don’t regret getting my degree in
National Purple Day was created in 2008 by Cassidy Megan, a nine year old girl from Nova Scotia, Canada, who told her mother she wanted to create a day that would help people with epilepsy… not feel alone. Cassidy knew first hand what it felt like to be isolated as
When the Mom It Forward crew asked me to write a book review about The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins I don’t think they realized they were talking to a BIG fan of Young Adult (YA) Novels! Apparently, I am not the only Generation X mom who loves to read…
Exercise plays a vital role in achieving and maintaining optimal physical health. Next to diet, it is one of the most important habits to teach our children.
That is why I was such a fan of having my daughter start in a soccer program, but felt she was
It seems like every other day we are hearing about a new weight loss program that promises fast results. Considering that as many as 40 percent of women and 24 percent of men in the U.S. are trying to lose weight… at any given time, many are looking for the
Developing time for your self care in relation to your physical body is a must for optimal health…. By now, most of us have heard that the leading cause of death for women and men in the United States is heart disease, and over 60 million Americans currently suffer