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February, 2019

  • 21 February

    February is American Heart Month

    American Heart Month

    Many of you reading this are young, but you are never too young to start thinking about your health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, taking more than 600,000 lives a year in the U.S. — the cause of 1 in 4 deaths! And …

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  • 19 February

    Newton Learning Center Hosts Free IEP Know Your Rights Seminar

    IEP Panel

    Newton Learning Center, a Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs, Inc. school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other similar learning differences, is hosting a free Individualized Education Program (IEP) rights panel discussion on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McKinley Arts & Culture Center …

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  • 15 February

    Strategies For Talking To Your Adolescent About Sex

    adolescent sex

    Childhood is a brilliant time of exploration. Imagination runs wild, and innocent questions or quips likely pepper your dinnertime conversations — and probably at other times, too, such as: brief conversations about “private” parts explaining how girls and boys are different answering the infamous “Where do babies come from?” question Let’s be …

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  • 12 February

    Reclaiming My Identity with Water Therapy

    water therapy

    They say you can lose your identity when you become a mom, and I do feel that way, because I spend all day every day with my toddler daughter helping her learn and grow. The weekends when dad is home from work, I hope he takes her out of the …

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  • 10 February

    Dolan and TedX University of Nevada, Reno

    Tedx

    Coming up on February 23rd, TedX University of Nevada will be coming back for its 7th annual conference. Each year, speakers from our community share their vision for a better community, building small ideas into passionate businesses and organizations with the intent to share a better future. In hopes of …

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  • 9 February

    Co-Sleeping: The Other ‘C’ Word

    co-sleeping

    Co–sleeping?! (*Gasp!*) This is pretty much a bad word in the medical community: No one wants to talk about it, as it is so frowned upon and stigmatized — and not without reason, which I’ll get to. And I know parents often don’t tell me if they are doing this, because they don’t …

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January, 2019

  • 31 January

    The Number One Determiner of Student Success

    Stronghold Institute

    Education is a difficult topic for many families – fitting in extracurriculars, attendance, balancing academics and social life. It’s a challenge many of us face when seeking what’s right for our individual family needs. With the emergence of online curriculums, charter schools, private schools, and more intricate home-school curriculums, there …

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  • 27 January

    Date Night at The Zeppelin

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    It’s finally here: date night. You’ve arranged a babysitter that is either your extended family that you’ve secured through begging and desperation, or it’s your Next-door neighbor acquired babysitter that comes complete with references, CPR training, and several comments agreeing that they are the best. In all reality, your babysitter …

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  • 22 January

    Bye-Bye, Tantrums: The Benefits of Planning Transitions for Preschoolers

    transitions for preschoolers

      Follow these simple tricks and activities to reduce and ultimately avoid the early childhood tantrums. During their preschool years, children go through many developmental changes. Considering their social and emotional development, children at this age are able to understand, label and differentiate between the different emotions that they are …

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  • 16 January

    Newton Learning Center: A School Where My Son and Daughter Thrived

    Janis Lammers

    Being a parent of a child with special needs can be a very overwhelming experience. I will never forget the day my daughter, Kristina, was first diagnosed with autism at age 7. Shortly thereafter, my son Matthew, was also diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum at the age of 4. One …

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