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Kas Winters
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Kas Winters How to Help Your Child Succeed in School

After a summer without homework and testing pressure, it’s time to get back into a classroom and learning schedule for many students. Some are excited to see friends and get back to school, and others are dreading it. There are some simple things a parent can do Click here for the full article.
Clarissa Burt
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Arizona SciTech Festival

We live in an age of advancement. Each and every year, the focus on increasing our knowledge of the universe and its workings grows, and the fruits of that focus become even more noticeable. From the growing space program, to exponential technological improvements, to even the ways we interact socially, Click here for the full article.
Sydney Paige McCutcheon
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The New Year has Come

After all the gifts have been opened, the wrapping paper saved and trashed, the food eaten, table cleared, the decorations enjoyed and eventually pulled down, there is a niceness to being at home and taking in the New Year days. Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Fall is Perfect for Family Storytelling

With so much communication happening electronically, it can be fun to “go back in time” just a few years to telling stories and reading printed books. Storytelling is an ancient art Click here for the full article.
Dr Bret Wilson
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Prevention of Osteoporosis

The skeletal system of 206 bones provides a postural frame, joints for movement and protection for the brain, spinal cord and internal organs. Bone is a living tissue that turns Click here for the full article.
Sydney Paige McCutcheon
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What does it mean when you

You're sitting on the porch, swinging back and forth, or driving in the car on the way to the work, or even more, it is the weekend and you are relaxing in bed with your favorite 90s movie - and you take a look down at what is in your hand: fresh lemonade. Click here for the full article.
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Save Our Space

A family looks forward to the seeing their favorite movie but find that the accessible seating areas are occupied by individuals who’ve propped up their feet and spread out through the space. Click here for the full article.
Sydney Paige McCutcheon
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My First Bra Trip

Britt (my sister) was busy taking pictures while mom watched with a smile in the background. The people in the adjoining dressings room probably thought we were nuts - but didn't you laugh with joy and hysteria at your first bra shopping trip? Click here for the full article.
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Conditioning or Reinforcing Target Behaviors

In psychology, this is called operant conditioning. Put a piece a cheese at the end of a maze and see how long it takes the rat to learn the maze. If you have a dog, you probably have used this method. Give your dog a bone when it displays the desired behavior. I successfully used conditioning with my aggressive cat to trim her claws. Trim a claw, deliver a treat. Trim a claw, deliver a treat. After a few sessions of this, she learned to sit still for her manicure, without the treat Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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Spring Cleaning You

March is the month that we begin to feel the effects of Spring weather. It’s wonderful to see new blooms as we cast off the dreariness of winter. When I lived in Ohio I used to give my house a Spring Cleaning. We can use this analogy when we think about spring cleaning ourselves. Ask yourself-what do I need to clean out; what do I need to let go of? Where are the cobwebs? Click here for the full article.