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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…)
Why are online classes starting to hold more appeal for today’s students than traditional classroom settings? It’s important to note that traditional classes are here to stay. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a significant portion of the population enjoying, and even preferring, the unique benefits brought by online learning. Today’s perspective on what constitutes a […]
One major aspect of being a good parent is ensuring your child receives a quality education. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed while deciding where your child will go to school. Considering that many parents are quite busy, daycare is always a good option for ensuring that your receives proper care. You’ll want to consider how […]
The decision to attend college is much easier for some people. If, for instance, you come from a family where both of your parents are college graduates you likely see college not as an option, but as a given. On the other hand, if no one in your family has ever earned a college degree, […]