Early Signs of Common Learning Disabilities in Kids

According to the LDA– Learning Disabilities Association of America, there are 2.4 million students, in the United States, with a diagnosed learning disability. These students receive specialized services at their school, through the IDEA- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. A learning disability is defined as a neurological condition that affects how a person hears, sees or understands things. Those with a learning disability have trouble with things like math, reading, reasoning, speaking, spelling and writing. The most common learning disabilities in children include dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dyslexia, auditory processing disorder and visual processing disorder. Let’s take a look at the early signs of these learning disabilities.

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How to Establish a New Bedtime Routine

So, summer is almost over, which means it is almost time for the kids to head back to school. After staying up later at night and getting up later in the morning, they probably aren’t going to want to change their bedtime routine around when school starts. By starting the bedtime routine change early enough, you can help ensure the change will be an easy one for everyone.

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Best Apps for In-Flight Entertainment

So, you have a long flight ahead of you. Or maybe you are sitting next to someone who snores rather loudly. Whatever the reason, you need something to entertain you…an app perhaps! Here are some apps you need to download for your next flight and the best part is that you don’t need to have Wi-Fi.

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Fun Games to Play Around the Campfire

Summer is here and that means it’s time to pack up the camper or tent and head to the great outdoors for some camping time with the family. One of the most popular camping activities is having a campfire. However, just sitting around the campfire, starring into the flames, can get boring after a while. So, try playing one or more of these games around your next campfire.

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Best Apps for Summer Travel

So, you are planning a nice vacation this summer, right? Well, no need to call a travel agent because you have your smartphone instead. Whether you are driving by car, flying by plane or riding by train, there is an app out there to help you do it all.

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Best Tampons for Teenagers

Best Tampons for Teenagers
Cripes, I remember getting my period in 8th grade. It sucked. It sucked the gall damn life out of me. I could go on and on about how badly I loathed that TOM (time of the month). Even worse, I was active in sports. And having to rock a thick pad while I played volleyball, danced and ran track was uncomfortable and I would often become self conscious about adjusting that fluffy thing in action. It makes an already awkward middle school life even more awkward.

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My Teenager Got Their Driver’s License: Should I Buy Them a Car?

So, your teenager just got their driver’s license. Scary! Thankfully! Sad! Overwhelming! Exciting! Worrisome! Oh, the emotions have been rolling through my veins since my daughter passed her driver’s test. If you have a teen in your family, I am sure the topic of getting a car has been brought up numerous times in your household. The big question is, do you buy a car for them or do you let them work and buy their own car? Here are some questions you need to ask yourself first and what options are available to them after you have answered the questions.

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