Renee Brennan

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Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids

This study came out in the summer of 2013, but it warrants sharing again with everyone! Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory …

Heavenly Caramel Apple Dip Recipe Perfect for Fall

I have a thing for apple orchards. I recently had my family pictures taken at one (by the talented Amy Lynn) and just three days ago I went on my …

It’s More about Cupcakes than you Think-How our educational system is failing our children

A few weeks ago, while reading the comments on a story about our broken educational system, I came upon a response that basically said, well, all …

GameMaker: Studio tutorial for beginners

Developing a game for Android can be difficult and time consuming. Fortunately, YoYo Games has created a tool that allows everyone, from complete novices to seasoned developers, to create Android games in an easier way than using Android Studio. The only downside is the price, the Android Module is …

6 Self-Help Books That -- Really! -- Help

The first month of fall makes us all want to jump-start a better, happier, healthier way of living. Here are the strategies and ideas that passed our "I tried it" test.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40<p>Like | Follow

Messy Works: How to Apply Self-Organized Learning in the Classroom

When a group of kids from a Delhi slum figured out how to navigate the Internet in English simply by playing with a computer for a few days, it was …

5 Tibetan Exercises You Need To Be Doing Every Day

It’s called “The Fountain of Youth.” It’s a ritual that includes five Tibetan rites for keeping the body flexible, nimble, and young. The practice …

Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy and Lazy

Children or teens who are “revved up” and prone to rages or—alternatively—who are depressed and apathetic have become disturbingly commonplace. …

How to Quickly Save $1,000 to Travel the World, Pay off Debt or Create an Emergency Fund

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Chicago’s Best Spots to Watch the Bears

When you can’t get tickets to the Bears game, these bars are the next best thing.<p>The Scout<p>via The Scout<p>During Bears games, fans wait for up to an …

Connect with Students: Getting and Staying In Touch with Every Student

<i>An Every Classroom Matters Episode</i><br>How can we connect with our students every single day? Teacher Jennie Magiera reflects honestly about how she …

7 Great Personal Notebook Tools for Teachers and Students

October 3, 2015<br>The rise of digitality has brought with it a host of new transformative learning habits. From annotating and highlighting to searching …

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

The American Academy of Pediatrics is catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for …

Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

A year ago I received an invitation from the head of Counseling Services at a major university to join faculty and administrators for discussions …

One Little-Known Mistake That Keeps Millions Overweight

10 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Walk Everyday<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>August 15, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>There are multiple health benefits to …

Parenting is Hard. Especially When You’re Doing It Right.

<i>This is so hard.</i>I shut our bedroom door and my husband pulled me close. I tried not to cry.We had just had a parenting night from hell.<i>Can I say that</i> …

The Secret to Raising a Happy, Confident Girl

Bringing up daughters is complicated: Empowerment messages and impressive achievements are everywhere, yet depression and anxiety are very real threats. This is how to help your daughter become her best, well-rounded self in spite of it all.<p>During a walk home from school not long ago, my …

Learn Digital Photography The Smart Way

Do you own a DSLR but still take average, boring photos?<p>“Now You Can Master Any DSLR Camera And<br>Take Gorgeous, Attention-Grabbing Photos By<br>Following …

9 Characteristics Of Highly Desirable Women

The dictionaries define “Desirable” as “worth having or wanting; pleasant, excellent or fine.”Any man or woman who has dreamed of a future has …

to the mom who just wants to feel appreciated

<i>Don’t you care?</i><p>Those were the words I said to my boys sitting at the kitchen table this afternoon.<p>My awesome boys, who were just kids, who happened …

4 Practical ways for Women to Recover from Everyday Life Exhaustion.

The radical notion of rest—why it is vitally important that we do it.<p>Too exhausted to think, too overwhelmed to respond, too fast, too full, too …

33 Teacher Thoughts

Now that school’s back in swing and I’m feeling that familiar old routine settling in, I’ve noticed my mind has started to wander during the school …

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10 Stylish Fall Trends You Already Have in Your Closet

As excited as we get when we can finally shop for new fall clothes, an equally (if not more) rewarding experience is when we realize that a handful …

6 Great Chrome Games to Boost Kids Strategic Thinking

September 17, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some of the best educational games available on the Chrome Web Store. We have scrupulously picked out the …

Why I Don't Love You Like I Used To –

It used to drive me crazy. As newlyweds, unsolicited advice came from everywhere. People assumed that being married meant they were experts on …

29 Signs You’re Doing Just Fine (Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It)

<i>Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the ability to keep things in perspective and deal with them.</i><p>We all have days, weeks, months and – for …

4 Questions that Will Change Your Attitude (When You Can’t Change Anything Else)

<i>A peaceful person is not a person who’s always in a good situation, but rather a person who always has a good attitude in every situation.</i>To a great …