Discussing Diversity

Discussing Diversity

Discussing Diversity

Acceptance and Celebration of DifferencesImagine a world where everything is the same every single day – your clothes, your meals, TV shows, music, and the people you interact with. When everything is identical, there is no creativity or excitement. How boring life would be! Luckily, we live in a diverse world. Diversity makes life interesting. It challenges us to see life from another’s perspective, it fuels creativity, and ultimately it unites us. Learn about and celebrate diversity with us in this month’s M.Ed.S. topic, Diversity!Learn More >
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Social Media and Texting

Social Media and Texting

Social Media and Texting

Responsible Digital Citizenship  The following is a brief guide on how to help your Little/child understand what it means to be a responsible technology user and possible consequences of misuse. Learn More >
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Talking About Substance Use

Talking About Substance Use

Talking About Substance Use

Substance Use – Awareness and Prevention You would be hard pressed to find an individual that can say they were never offered any sort of substance during adolescence. Adolescence is already a confusing time – puberty, challenges at school and home, greater pressure to fit in and assimilate with peers. If you could go back and talk to your younger self about drugs, alcohol, and peer pressure, what would say? In November’s issue of our Monthly Education Series (M.Ed.S.) you’ll gain the tools and information necessary to master this tricky conversation about substance use with your Little or child. Learn More >
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Go Over the Edge

Go Over the Edge

Go Over the Edge

Enter the Over the Edge Raffle On Saturday, October 14th, more than 30 “edgers” will be rappelling down the side of the 17-story Hyatt House, right next to the Spectrum Center. You can join the fun by entering the Over the Edge Raffle – one raffle entry per $10 donation. Enter the Over the Edge Raffle >
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Don’t Be A Bully

Don’t Be A Bully

Don’t Be A Bully

By adulthood most of us have experienced bullying in one form or another. It is a huge problem in today’s society and the long-term effects can be devastating, even life-threatening. In this month’s M.Ed.S. we talk about bullying, the associated outcomes, prevention tips, and examine some of the more startling statistics. Together we can stand up to bullying. Read More
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Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical

September is National Childhood Obesity Month. Childhood obesity can lead to the development of serious health complications later in life as well as an increased mortality rate. One way to fight obesity is with physical activity. We know exercise is good for us, but do we know just how good? From our muscles to our mind, the benefits are bountiful. Exercising causes our body to release endorphins, chemical messengers in our bodies that cause feelings of euphoria and decreased pain. Exercise can increase our self-confidence, as well as increase relaxation which can lead to deeper sleep. Read More
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