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Monthly Archive: November, 2012

Does Your Child Need A Tutor?

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As a long time tutor, I’ve gotten very good at answering difficult questions.  Interestingly, many of these tricky questions don’t come from the young students I’m working with – these questions come from… Continue reading

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Modern-Day Dilemma: Bored Kids Despite Numerous Stimuli

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“We’re young and we’re bored.” So goes the lyrics of the popular song “Blow” by Kesha. Bored? Are you kidding me? With unlimited things to do, 1000 channels on television, the internet, video… Continue reading

Buying Kid’s Clothing Online

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Season changes can be an absolute nightmare for parents. Different temperatures means different clothing needs. And there aren’t many experiences that are worse than dragging a screaming child through a department store. Save… Continue reading

Do After School Programs Better a Child’s Development?

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Many parents struggle with finding appropriate care for their children after school. From infancy to preschool, day care programs can be easily found that will stimulate a child’s development. However, older children can… Continue reading

Teaching Your Teen To Be A Good Driver

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A few years back there used to be a commercial running, probably advertising car insurance, that portrayed a young girl about five years old asking her father for the car keys. The camera… Continue reading

How to Create a Teen Friendly Hangout

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Lounging youths, hoards of food, and the smell of teen spirit around the house may not seem like the vision of your dreams – yet in many ways this scene does sound appealing… Continue reading

Stylish, Fun, Funky, and Ethical Christmas Presents for Children

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If you’re the least bit green-minded you’ll be delighted to know the ethical products bandwagon is rolling along, looking better by the minute. This year there’s more on offer than ever and a… Continue reading

Are You Encouraging Your Teens to Do Drugs? 5 Questions Parents Should Ask Themselves

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As parents, we all want what is best for our teenagers. We want them to work hard in school and get good grades. We want them to find good friends that will be… Continue reading

Senia Interviews Author, Alexandra Allred

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What was it like not having the things we have today? This is a great question! Of course, I didn’t know anything different so I was very happy as a kid but, oh,… Continue reading

Senia Interviews Vocal Trainer, Sally Morgan

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What do you mean by Sing Like You Speak? Good question! You can talk all day long without giving a thought to how you are speaking. It’s as natural as yawning. But open… Continue reading

Advice for Social Media Obsessed Parents

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Parents love their kids (obviously). Parents think their kid is the most adorable thing on the face of the Earth. Parents have an innate desire to document every goo, gaa, and eyeblink associated… Continue reading

Think Twice Before Popping Your Pimples!

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What do you do? The immediate reaction is to make human tweezers out of your fingers and pop your pimples. Whatever you want to name them, whiteheads, blackheads, blemishes or zits, nobody wants… Continue reading

All About The SAT

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The time a young adult spends in college is one of the most vital periods of their entire life, so it’s surprising how many high school students don’t give much thought to what… Continue reading

Top 5 Things The Young Take For Granted

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Young people take a lot of things for granted. That’s actually part of what makes them so charming! They don’t yet realize that many of those things they expect to last forever simply… Continue reading

Senia Interviews Child Actor, Anthony Michael Hobbs

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How old were you when you started acting?   I have no idea. I think I might have been 4. I started acting because I saw the people do it on TV. It looked… Continue reading

10 Things You Need To Know About Studying

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There’s no question that study skills are a necessary part of life-long learning success.  Without the skills necessary to organize and review information, the memorization and application of knowledge that’s essential for education… Continue reading

Helpful Tips to Understanding Your Tween

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  Even though teenagers are known to drive parents crazy, the tween years can also be challenging. Children aged 7 to 12 are considered tweens. During this age, children still enjoy spending time… Continue reading

Amber Fossil Depicts Ancient Spider Activity

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Researchers from Oregon State University recently discovered a 100-million-year-old amber fossil that portrays a spider attacking a wasp. It is believed the two were overun by tree sap at the moment of attack.… Continue reading

Finding the Right Musical Instrument for your Child

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Many schools encourage children to take up learning to play a musical instrument; they are generally started off with a humble recorder before they progress onto larger and noisier instruments. But how do… Continue reading

5 Great Books for Young Aspiring Writers

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When children are interested in writing at a young age, it’s so important to nurture that interest by helping them explore writing as a craft. There are many books designed to introduce young… Continue reading