education--development

Debating Catholic School with Your Non-Catholic Spouse? Factors to Discuss

In today's day and age, it is not uncommon for a devout Catholic to marry someone of another faith or denomination. Such marriages can be quite successful but also can be somewhat complicated in nature. This is especially true when the couple decides to have and raise children together. If you are a Catholic with a non-Catholic spouse, and your child is about to reach school age, you may find yourself wondering what to do about their education in terms of Catholic school versus public or non-Catholic private school. Read More 

How To Help Your Child Improve His Or Her Rhyming

If you have a teenager that is very interested in poetry, you might have to deal with a lot of sub-par rhyming. This can be frustrating for you if your child wants to share a lot of his or her poems with you. However, you can help improve your child's rhyming in a variety of ways. This will help your child be a lot more successful with writing poetry and increase the chances that he or she will continue to write poetry in the future. Read More 

3 Things You Need To Get Board Certification In Cardiovascular Disease

Doctors have the option to specialize in a certain area or to become a general practitioner. Internal medicine is one area of specialization. There are also subspecialties under this area like cardiology. A cardiologist does not have to be certified in surgery, but must obtain a board certification in cardiovascular disease. This is a long process. Here are three things you need to be board certified. Pass All Parts Of The USMLE Read More 

4 Ways Preschools Can Address Dental Hygiene

When selecting your child's preschool, there are many aspects that you should consider, including cost, safety, and curriculum. While interviewing staff and asking questions, there is one area of hygiene and basic care that many parents overlook: dental hygiene. However, children can get cavities from poor dental hygiene as soon as their teeth begin to erupt. For this reason, it is important that your child's preschool has a method to teach dental hygiene skills while also keeping students' teeth healthy during the daily program. Read More 

Toys That Teach: Examples Of “Basic Life Skill Toys” You Probably Played With As A Kid

All toys teach. That is their purpose. Even if a toy does not appear to have any intrinsic educational value, there is still something to be learned from it (e.g., sharing it with others). However, there are several toys that teach children basic life skills. These basic life skills toys taught you, your parents and even your grandparents how to tie laces, lace up a shoe (or corset!), button buttons, zip zippers, snap snaps and unlock locks. Read More