Monthly Archives: November 2010

Help Reluctant Learners and At Risk Kids Get Started in School

  At-Risk Students May Need Support With Homework – Images by Love, Sammy Love Last year there might have been some tough times in the classroom. Homework was not always easy. This year could be better for the students at … Continue reading

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Teaching Children That Life Won’t Always Be Fair

Learning About Fairness Makes Life Easier Children Can Learn That Life Is Not Fair – gracey Young people who have been raised in a reasonably fair and loving environment may find themselves totally unprepared for the “dice effect” of real … Continue reading

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A Model to Use in Organizing Older Adults – Kate Rhoad’s Bucket Theory Helps Get and Stay Organized

Get Organized Using The Bucket Theory – agathabrown Professional organizer Kate Rhoad uses a theory with her clients in setting up a system for staying organized. The Bucket Theory is a clear working model anyone can use. At various points … Continue reading

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Realistic Expectations of Life for Families – Giving The Great American Dream a Reality Check

Family Time as the Ultimate Drug Prevention – phaewilk Many sit spellbound and shellshocked while watching specials on drugs, the economy, and the general state of our society. Maybe unrealistic expectations are to blame. Maybe it’s time to give up … Continue reading

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Ten Things Not to Say if a Loved One is Seriously Ill

What Not to Say to An Ill Senior – goodgran So a friend has just received a serious diagnosis. You want to be supportive but you know people can be sensitive at times like this. Learn what not to say. … Continue reading

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One Couple’s Journey From Diagnosis to Dealing with Cancer

I told my close friend something was not right with my husband Larry Mac – I didn’t know what, but there were changes that I couldn’t understand. Several months later we moved to a one-story house because of my bad … Continue reading

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Seniors Getting to Know Their Neighbors Fosters a Sense of Community

  Get to Know the Senior Neighbors – goodgran Since one of the risks of aging can be a sense of isolation, getting to know one’s neighbors goes a long way toward enriching the lives of all concerned. There are … Continue reading

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