In schools, educators handle everything from A to Z. But these days, it seems more like A to Zzzzz. You work hard at school, and often continue to work hard long after the school day is over.
Category: Physical Health
It can be easy to ignore substance abuse as someone else’s problem. Here’s the thing – it’s not. Substance abuse impacts everyone’s family and life at one time or another. It does not discriminate based on socioeconomic status, race, or ethnicity. It does not care. It could be your brother, your coworker, or your child. It… Read more »
Let’s talk, ladies. When was the last time you went to the doctor for a regular checkup or a well-woman visit? Having a hard time remembering? Maybe it’s been too long.
Teen pregnancy has a tremendous impact on the educational, social and economic lives of young people. Early parenting reduces the likelihood that a young woman will complete high school and pursue the necessary post-secondary education needed to compete in today’s economy.
“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin, poet Gardening can be such a wonderful experience – both at home, and at school!
Here’s a staggering statistic: Today, 16 million children live in families that receive food stamps — that’s one in five children. In 2015, post-recession America. It’s hard to wrap your mind around that, isn’t it?
Growing up, I remember my mother, an educator, telling me “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” And as a kid, sometimes I brushed her off, not thinking too much of it. But like many kids who think they know better, I was wrong and my mother was right.
There are few things more heartbreaking than when your child is sick. That is why it is vital to ensure your child’s immunizations are up to date. Fifty years ago measles, mumps and chicken pox were part of my growing up. These days it is easy to minimize the dangers of vaccine preventable diseases, especially… Read more »