Can Food Intolerance Cause Behavior Issues in Children?

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You may not believe it, but that seemingly innocent glass of organic milk in your refrigerator may have been part of the culprit leading to your child’s meltdown this morning before school.  But how can a food like dairy cause this to happen? …

ACTING OUT WITH CHILDREN

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When I first decided to teach acting I started with adults. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to touch the natural creativity of the child, especially the very young. I watched my adults grow so quickly in my classes. They became more self-confident,…

Our 59 National Parks

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It has been found that nature is good for us, body, mind and soul.  I saw this link today and thought it was worth to pass it on.  May be worthwhile to plan a trip to one of the beautiful 59 national parks in our United States.  Or, at least…

When Helping is Hurting

I gave a presentation to a group of sixth graders and asked an innocent question, “Who here earns money?”  As I expected there were those who mowed lawns, babysat, shoveled snow, folded laundry, etc. to earn cash.  These kids weren’t…

Fight for Our Own Empowerment

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This article was sparked by our unexpected trip through Gettysburg, Pennsylvania yesterday. We actually were in Pennsylvania “playing” at the York Fairgrounds Jeep show and passed a sign for Gettysburg National Park and Cemetery. Jim thought…

Healthy Eating: Foods That Look Like Body Parts

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This is a very interesting article… it talks about healthy eating and shows carrots (look like an eye), sweet potatoes (look like a pancreas), avocados (ovary), walnuts (brain) and other foods that look like a body part and that have benefits…

CHOICE

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This week’s article is a general discussion on choice and some things I’ve become more aware of as I’m learning.  For those who don’t know the story about how Time to Play (www.TimetoPlay.com) started, about 4 years ago I realized…

What a 1st Grader Knows that Adults Forget

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Since the beginining of this year, I’ve been doing some volunteer work as a course facilitator with Junior Achievement (a great organization promoting personal finance education and entrepreneurship among elementary through high school…

RESPECT - We all want it

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I woke this morning with the word “RESPECT” running through my mind.  I realized that getting respect and being respected is a huge priority in my life.  I also believe others feel being respected is necessary in theirs.  I choose to…

Put In The Ear Plugs!

We live in a world filled with sound.  The horn honking and the music bumping.  We hear noise everywhere and it competes for our valuable brain space.  Once a sound enters our ears it becomes apart of us.  It becomes something that we are…