Sometimes it’s difficult to keep up with housecleaning chores. But imagine staying on top of laundry, dishes and floors without the time-saving appliances we often take for granted. Simple maintenance on your washers and dryers, dishwashers, and vacuum cleaners ensures you get the most life out of these indispensable helpers. Read on for a few tips:
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Parents might be unaware of the hazards children face while traveling on an airplane.
The study “In-flight Medical Events, Injuries and Deaths Affecting Children During Commercial Aviation Flights,” which covered the entire pediatric age spectrum, children birth to age 18, found examples of injuries affecting children, mostly in the younger age groups. Children ages 1 to 8 were treated for burns, contusions and lacerations, which resulted from falls in unrestrained lap infants, fallen objects from overhead bins, and trauma by service cart or aisle traffic.
The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will hold auditions at Severance Hall during the month of May for the 2017-18 season. Middle and high school student instrumentalists who are studying privately and involved in their school music program are invited to audition. Find out when your child needs to apply and instruments the orchestra is hoping to hear.
Beaumont School has been officially authorized as an International Baccalaureate Programme World School. The school will offer the IB Diploma Programme for students in grades 11 and 12, starting in fall 2017. The IB program aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
After kids finish their homework and have eaten dinner, are they allowed to use their smartphones? The phone etiquette rules for during school hours and even after school are fairly clear, but where should parents draw the line at nighttime? Learn some helpful tips for setting reasonable expectations when it comes to phone use at night.
Brain growth in the early years of life occurs at an astounding pace. At birth, the human brain contains about 100 billion cells not yet connected into functioning networks; by age 3, a child's brain has formed 1 trillion connections. The development of these connections is shaped by a child's early experiences. Find out some things parents and family members can do to enhance a young child’s brain development.
Social skills — the ways we use our language skills in social situations — are important in childhood and adulthood. Social communication is important in developing effective interpersonal skills and is critical to various aspects of our daily life. Learn about the development of these skills in young children, including where to turn for help, if needed.