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Childcare in the workplace can be a risky venture. When an employer offers childcare, it can be more cost effective and efficient to leave your child there, but it is not always the right call. Here are three things you should check out before you drop off your child:
1. Make Sure the Corporate Daycare is Conducive to Intellectual Growth
In the first few years of a child’s life, the child learns far faster and more efficiently than they will ever learn again. It’s really important to make sure that the day care providers you leave your child with are taking advantage of that fact. There should be plenty of stimulating activities planned out for the child (more…)
Summer vacation activities for kids include Mommy and me classes. Classes filled with music, dance, and the arts help children with their education and social skills. By keeping active in a class or multiple classes also helps keep children healthy and keeps them from obesity. There are a variety of before and after school programs available for children to choose from. Some of these are indoor children activities and others are outdoor summer activities for kids.
Because urgent care treatment is becoming such a popular choice among Americans, there are over 9,000 urgent care locations in the United States seeking to expand. This is a good thing for all of us, because of the low cost and convenient nature of urgent care. We no longer have to choose between waiting for hours or even days to see our primary care physicians or paying expensive emergency room bills when we think about getting treatment.
Urgent care centers are a reliable place to get treatment for almost whatever might be ailing you. About half of urgent care locations in the United States are owned by physicians, and more than half of them have been open for at least 5 years. Another appealing as (more…)
You can look years younger and reverse physical signs of aging, and you can do it all-naturally, too, according to Canadian researchers. A new study published in Counsel and Heal shows regular exercise can actually change the composition of your skin, ultimately getting rid of fine lines and wrinkles? How does it work, and what are some other, all-natural ways to look and feel younger?
Hit The Gym For Youthful Skin
Good news, gym rats! According to a new study, regular exercise can actually reverse the physical signs of aging. The study focused on seniors — participants ages 65 and up. Exercise help tighten, firm, and reshape their skin. With regular exercise, participants’ skin was closer in composition to 20 and 30 year olds instead of their aging peers.
For many parents, a quality education for their children is a top priority. Unfortunately, not every school in the nation is equipped to deliver a high caliber curriculum, leaving some parents wanting more for their child.
For decades, educators have battled over the quality of private versus public schools, no one coming to a conclusive decision over which one is better for a child. While there are private school grants and private school scholarships, private schools are often criticized for their high costs. Public schools are knocked for their high student to teacher ratio, and lack of individualized attention.
But regardless of the pros and cons each type of school presents, parents can agree that elementary school enrichment programs are beneficial for all students. Elementary schoo (more…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]