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How to Fit Studying In around Family Life

by Editorial Team November 30th, 2016| Teens
One of the toughest parts of being a University of Illinois Health Informatics student isn’t the studying and expectations of student life it’s in fact learning how to balance your studies with your family life. Finding balance is a key to your success, as it will help to keep
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Holiday Tips for Curious Babies and Toddlers

by Tania Cowling November 29th, 2016| Infants/Toddlers, Seasonal
The holiday season is upon us and we are busy decorating the house and getting into the spirit. Please, don’t forget the babies and toddlers – they want to feel the joy too! Here are some tips to make your youngest of children happy during the holidays.

First, let’s think
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Winter Hair Care Advice for Women and Girls

by Editorial Team November 23rd, 2016| Elementary
Winter can be a season that really puts a lot of stress on hair – especially if you have long hair or you have a daughter who is proud of her long tresses. From detangling after time outside in wet and windy weather through to frizz caused by going from
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How to Have a Job and a Car While You’re in School

by Sam P. November 22nd, 2016| Teen Perspective, Teens
Being a teenager without funding can be quite a difficult task. For starters, if your parents make you pay for your car, gas, insurance, and so on and so forth if you don't have a job you don't have a car. Many of my friends have cars and jobs
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Not Too Early to Think About College

by Lori Sciame November 15th, 2016| School, Tweens
As an advisor at a college, I encounter some students who tackle the transition from high school to college with relative ease, as well as those who suffer a multitude of issues, from social to academic.

Reasons for a student's success or lack thereof vary; however, I can state with
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Questions, Questions

by Ronald A. Rowe November 10th, 2016| Elementary, School
My family and I recently moved to a new part of the country, and with that, there have been many changes. One of the most crucial ones was choosing a new school for our eight year old son. There were many things we were looking for since he came
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Dealing with Head Lice in Kids? Read This First!

by Editorial Team November 4th, 2016| Elementary
Head Lice are tiny insects, or parasites, that live in human hair. They feed on our blood and make our heads itch. Head lice are incredibly common in school-age children because of their abilities to spread quickly through head-to-head contact. Any parent with young children knows how frequently they
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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Work as a Team

by YPI Editors November 3rd, 2016| Elementary, Preschool, School, School, School, School, Teens, Tweens
It's the day of parent-teacher conferences. You arrive a few minutes early and are waiting in the hallway for your turn. You enter the room calm and ready to chat. (If you didn't do both of these things, be sure to read Tuesday's article filled with helpful hints.)
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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Basic Guidelines

by YPI Editors November 1st, 2016| Elementary, Preschool, School, School, School, School, Teens, Tweens
As November begins, many students are finishing the first quarter of the school year. With this demarcation usually comes parent-teacher conferences. As a parent and a former teacher, I have to admit that these conferences can be stressful for both sides of the table. Parents may enter unsure of what
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