Author Archives: Martha Higgins

Fun in the sun – safety

Now that summer is around the corner, it’s time to break out those umbrellas, sunglasses and other protectants such as sunscreen.  It is important that parents take the right approach when protecting children from over exposure to the sun. When we are … Continue reading

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Spin your stress away

Reducing or relieving stress is important whether it is an adult or child that is searching for a way to cope.  It is a given fact that stress can affect the body in many ways physically and mentally which makes it … Continue reading

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Stand up, no sit down

In order to keep up in this ever changing society we find our selves constantly adjusting the ways in which we carry out things such as how we process information that’s presented  to us.   The learning process and environment … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

Although it may not seem realistic to some but Spring  is right around the corner, the proof is the daylight savings time and turning the clocks forward.   I, for one find it hard to believe (heavy snow and low … Continue reading

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My 200th follower

I have reached a small milestone in my blogging career, I’ve gained my 2ooth follower on WordPress and I am so excited.  I am not exactly sure why, maybe it’s because I have tried to be as diligent as possible as … Continue reading

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Children are losing sleep at night

When you get a good night’s sleep you wake up feeling refreshed, ready for the day.  But when you don’t get the amount of rest you need, it makes for a long day especially if you are in school.  It is … Continue reading

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