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Ideas to Welcome Students Back to School

Well, it’s that time of year again, at least here in Michigan, where most schools start the day after Labor Day. There are many ways to make someone feel welcome and just as many ways to make students feel welcome when they return to school. As a parent, my ideas would probably vary compared to…
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August 29, 2023 0

Benefits of Enrichment Programs for Students

Enrichment programs for students may include summer school classes, camp opportunities, workshops, and community service activities that will provide many essential benefits to students over the summer. Whether a student needs to make up work in a summer school setting or just wants to get ahead of their studies by attending STEM workshops, classes, or…
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June 16, 2023 0

How Serious is Water in a Basement?

Unattended water in a basement can be very serious as it will lead to mold, musty smells, damaged walls, floors, and ruined furniture and belongings. And if that is not enough, it will in due time, cause health problems. Many people don’t even think about their health and basement relationship until they experience a problem,…
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June 2, 2023 0

Benefits of Humor in the Classroom

When it comes to humor, or rather a sense of humor, I find that it is the most important quality I look for in someone I can work really well with, be good friends with or have an intimate relationship with. So many people find it vital to their mental health to find humor everywhere…
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March 24, 2023 0

How Often Do Families Move?

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March 13, 2023 0

How to Reset Your Immune System

If you are anything like me and suffer from chronic pain in your muscles and joints, according to previous studies by The University of Michigan, “chronic inflammation in aging – known as “inflammaging” – is a significant risk factor for mortality among older adults. This inflammation is also associated with lower grip strength and may…
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December 19, 2022 0

Is 3rd Grade a Hard Grade to Teach?

Teaching third grade can pose some difficult challenges, but with careful planning, patience, and creativity, it is possible to make it an enjoyable experience for both teachers and students. It is essential to use developmentally appropriate activities to engage your students in learning while providing them with meaningful experiences. As a parent of two, my…
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December 14, 2022 0

How Important Are Community Centers?

If a community center’s main purpose is to provide opportunities for active living and recreation in a safe, inclusive environment, then by creating a positive atmosphere, these facilities essentially become a personal health and wellness service. Thereby reducing reliance on healthcare and other costly social services just by existing. Thus, supporting these centers proves to…
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December 1, 2022 0

Reasons Why Knowledge is Power

When I think about the wise words my mom shared with me over and over throughout my life, they always seemed to reflect the idea that knowledge is power. She stressed the importance of educating oneself to anyone who would listen. She spent her life teaching, caring for, and loving many children, not just me,…
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October 3, 2022 0

Reaching Ones Full Potential

Too often, we hear people say, “She has so much potential,” or “He could be doing SO much better if he only knew how great his potential was.” For the majority of us, however, we never do reach our full potential. But, we are never too old or too young to start over. Really. We…
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August 27, 2022 0