Nancy Shetterly

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Here Are The AAP’s New Car Seat Guidelines

They’re providing concise info on seats for every age group<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines on car seat usage and …

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher

The post How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher appeared first on TeachThought. Terry Heick Trends & Shifts …

5 Excellent Video Tutorials to Teach Students about Online Safety

The web provides limitless opportunities for learning, creating, sharing, and exploring the depths of human knowledge. But it is also an unsafe arena …

Education Technology

Twitter embraces customer service role with new features

Twitter has become something of a de facto alternative for brands to provide customer support. The company is now embracing that role with new features geared towards making it easier for users to know how they can contact a brand when they need help.<p>Mainly, businesses can now add a ‘provides …

Customer Service

How to Lose Weight With an Underactive Thyroid

It's hard to lose weight when your metabolism slows down, but there are things you can do. The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in your throat, …

6 Books to Help Introduce 9/11 to Kids

Try as we might to shield our children from harm and the horrors of the world, sometimes it is best to face it head-on. As we remember the events of 9/11 today, we will be inundated with images of the burning twin towers, the Pentagon in smoke, and a plane in a field. Turn off the TV, and your …

This Is Why We Have to Invest in Effective Teachers.

(<b>Akiit.com</b>) While millions of children (<i>and teachers</i>) welcome the call to go back to school in August and early September, all is not well in …

Babies Born by Caesarean Section Are More Likely to Be Obese, Study Finds

Obesity is a lot more complex than we think.<p>Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to experience obesity than children delivered via …

The lasting impact of white teachers who mispronounce minority student names

Taking the attendance at the beginning of class may seem a routine if not mundane task to many educators. But to students, their name can be a powerful link to their identity. Pronouncing students names correctly – during attendance, a classroom activity, or any other time of the school day—should …

Pedagogy

Whoa! Babies Understand SO Much More About Mealtime Than You Think

Amid the mess of mealtime with baby are some serious life lessons, apparently.<p>Mealtime with babies can be described in two words: complete chaos.<p>But now, new research out of Cornell University published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> finds children as young as 1 understand a lot …

Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy (Gestational Diabetes)

Abnormal glucose test first noticed in pregnancy, which often resolves after childbirth. A small proportion of women who fall under this category are …

Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7 worldwide over battery problem

Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones worldwide after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging.<p>The massive recall of one of Samsung's flagship devices is an embarrassing setback for the world's biggest selling smartphone maker. The Note 7 was unveiled just a …

Galaxy Note

42 Cool Kids Room Decorating Ideas That Inspire You And Your Children

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Interior Design

Here's why '9 months of pregnancy' is a vexing myth

But I soon learned this was a myth.<p>No matter how you estimate the duration of a "typical" pregnancy — using the latest scientific data on pregnancies or converting months into weeks or days — nine months misses the mark.<p>Just 4% of pregnant women deliver a baby after 40 weeks, which is a number used …

11 Dangerous Foods You Should Avoid

11 Dangerous Foods You Should Avoid<p><b>Stick Margarine</b><p>Although long touted as the healthier alternative to butter, this is another falsehood. Stick …

Jabari Parker goes back to school to honor his favorite teacher | FOX Sports

We all have that one teacher that made a major impact on our lives. For me it was Mr. McCarthy, the English and Journalism teacher who got me into …

Basketball

Cheesy Baked Broccoli Bites

Shares 941<p><i>We could all do with finding ways to get more vegetables in to our diet and these little cheesy baked broccoli bites are the best way.</i> …

Healthy Eating

Molly Sims Says Third Pregnancy Has Been ‘Really, Really Stressful’: We Were ‘Super Nervous’ Because of My Age

<b>Molly Sims</b> may seem super put together 24/7 on the outside, but the soon-to-be mom of three has woes just like every woman who has ever been pregnant.<p>“I’ve been crazy sick,” the model and actress, 43, admits in a new video posted to her website, where she discusses her current experiences in the …

Pregnancy

33 All-Time Best Parenting Hacks Every Parent Should Know

These are the hacks that belong in the Parenting Hall of Fame.

Olympian Sells His Silver Medal To Pay For A Child's Cancer Treatments

Piotr Malachowski donates his silver medal to help defray costs of boy’s cancer treatments<p>Some things are more important than winning, or trophies, …

Creative Discipline: 11 Ways To Have Fun And Not Raise A**holes

Having to discipline your children is one of the crappiest parts of parenting. Everyone gets bummed out and then you accidentally take away their …

How to ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ When You Can Hardly Eat, Poop, Sleep

Unless you’re like that “MEternity” lunatic who got the idea that having babies is a time to “find yourself,” you’ve probably figured out by now that …

Why Yankees are keeping absurd relief prospect buried in minors

Jonathan Holder, a 2014 Yankees sixth-round pick, was having a nice season, climbing from Single-A to Double- to Triple-A. But then the righty …

The ultimate Pokemon Go gym defenders tier list

Although many <i>Pokemon Go</i> players are content with leveling up and catching rare Pokemon, there are others who prefer to dig into the competitive …

Fixer Upper: Joanna and Chip Gaines surprise teacher with classroom makeover

The couple behind HGTV’s home makeover show, <i>Fixer Upper</i>, have gone back to school — sort of.<p>Joanna and Chip Gaines partnered with the <i>Wacoan</i>, a local …

7 foods to reset your body

We’ve all been in that dark place. You know, the place where everything about your lifestyle is anti-wellness. Your eyes are bleary from not sleeping well and your hands are shaky from trying to combat that with too much caffeine, your belly is bloated and your fingers puffy from products that are …

10 Healthy Pre-Workout Snacks to Boost Your Energy

What to eat to help you conquer the elliptical.<p>Eating before a workout can be a precarious business. Too much food and you could end up with stomach cramps and indigestion, too little and you can feel like passing out in the middle of the gym. To figure out the right way to maintain your energy …

The Simple Reason Why I Apologize To My Kids

I am standing in the kitchen, red-faced and yelling and no one — not one person in the house — is listening. “I need help!” I call out, waving my …