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yummymummyclub.ca

by Andrea Mulder-Slater

September 7, 2015

A few years ago when I was throwing around the idea of homeschooling my daughter, I had a discussion with a friend of mine over coffee and goldfish crackers while our kids played with wooden trains.

It was a reasonable assumption. After all, I'm an introverted artist and writer living rurally with extended family and plenty of bizarre thoughts floating around in my head. Basically, I'm a weirdo. But no, I wasn't homeschooled. I was educated in the public school system. That's right Mrs. Warnica, what I am today is all on you.

edgytruth.com

by Edgytruth

August 11, 2015

A recent warning from the Food and Drug Administration is telling women to avoid ultrasound scans. In the warning it says: "Ultrasounds can heat tissues and in some cases, produce very small bubbles or cavitation in some tissues."

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, an organization of women's healthcare physicians, has said for a long time that ultrasounds should be used only if there is a medical benefit to the pregnancy.

thehippyhomemaker.com

July 26, 2015

I have ADHD and so does the Hippy Hubby. It has been a reality for me my entire life. My mom did a good job at trying to avoid diet triggers and shoved me outside to play as much as possible, but sometimes it can still be very difficult.

I have spent the last 9 months developing this aromatherapy blend so that it would be helpful to every member of my attention deficit, hyperactive clan. After doing as much research as I could, as well as testing out my creations on myself and the rest of my hyperactive clan, I have developed this aromatherapy blend, Calm Your Squirrel!

montereybayaquarium.org

July 16, 2015

Our flexibly structured Home School Days are designed for families to learn together while exploring the Aquarium's exhibits and programs.

Online reservations for Home School Days will be open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16. The reservation link on the Home School Days page will not be available before September 16.

northjersey.com

by Steve Janoski

July 7, 2015

School administrators have called a borough couple's lawsuit "factually inaccurate" and "frivolous" in its claims that a district principal reported them for child abuse in retribution for a bullying complaint.

A statement, emailed this week by a district administrative assistant at the behest of schools Superintendent Marie Cirasella, said that Midland Park Junior/Senior High School Principal Nicholas Capuano has himself been "defamed" by the lawsuit, which says he made "defamatory" statements about the Burkes to the state's Division of Child Protection and Permanency.

Fox News

by Cal Thomas

June 11, 2015

My high school colors were green and white. At graduation the boys wore green robes and the girls wore white. No one considered the girls inferior because of the color of their robes.

Today, we live in different times. My alma mater, Walter Johnson High School in Montgomery County, Md., is one of several schools to have decided that their commencement ceremony this year will feature single-color robes to respect transgender students and those who do not identify as either male or female. In the age of Caitlyn Jenner, any effort to classify the sexes is becoming increasingly difficult, if not downright impossible.

organicfacts.net

June 4, 2015

Health benefits of molasses include relief from menstruation related problems, obesity, diabetes, stress, cancer, prostate, acne and other skin ailments, constipation, headache and anemia.

Molasses also helps to strengthen the immune system, maintain healthy levels of hemoglobin and aid in the formation of new cells in the body. Molasses contains a number of essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, copper, iron, phosphorous, chromium, cobalt and sodium. It is a good source of energy and carbohydrates and it contains sugars as well. In addition to this, molasses offers various vitamins such as niacin, vitamin B-6, thiamine and riboflavin. Molasses is very low in both fat content and fiber.

theantimedia.org

by Claire Bernish

June 4, 2015

Yes, you read that right. Warrants have been issued for four people under suspicion of cheering for family and friends at a high school graduation.

Four people in Senatobia, Mississippi have been served with arrest warrants and are facing possible $500 fines and/or up to six months in jail - for cheering at a high school graduation ceremony. "They yelled out and they excessively celebrated during the calling of names," said Superintendent Jay Foster, who pressed charges afterwards on grounds of 'disturbing the peace'. "When you make a conscious decision to disrupt that for that individual, what is too harsh?" Is this a rhetorical question?

conservativetribune.com

May 18, 2015

If you've ever doubted the notion that the government can be a bully, this story should change your mind.

On Thursday, the Fairfax County School Board in Virginia voted overwhelmingly to expand its non-discrimination policy to accommodate transgender teachers and students despite the outcry of dozens of concerned parents.

fieldguidetohummingbirds.com

by Sheri L. Williamson

May 7, 2015

A recent visitor to the Field Guide to Hummingbirds Facebook page asked a question that comes up frequently in discussions of the use of petroleum-based food dyes in hummingbird feeder solutions:

Have any scientific studies been conducted to determine the effects of these chemicals on hummingbirds? Some people are surprised to learn that the answer is an emphatic "NO." Despite oft-repeated (and oft-debunked) urban legends that the San Diego Zoo, Audubon Society, or some other trustworthy source tested red dye on hummingbirds and found one or more specific effects (liver damage, kidney damage, cancer, tumors, "birth defects," weakened eggshells, or, in some versions of the story, no harm at all), there is no evidence that any such testing has ever been conducted on hummingbirds by anyone anywhere.

      

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