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Balance is a Lie


I like to imagine “balance” as this peaceful state of mind. It’s this feeling that everything is occurring in symbiotic coexistence. My life, my work, my personal happiness, it’s all at this serene, cue ocean wave white sound noises. That’s what balance is, right? It’s the perfect (by definition) system, …

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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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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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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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