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Healthy School Lunches for Your High Schooler

It is important that even your teen continues to eat healthy. It might be a little harder to know exactly what he (or she) is eating when you’re not around, and it’s all that much more important that you provide him with a healthy and appealing lunch. Get your teen involved in choosing and even making his lunch to really ensure that he eats it and doesn’t buy a bunch of junk while at school. Here are seven healthy lunch ideas you can try with your teen.

When Your Spouse Won’t Work – Tips for Dealing with It in a Positive Manner

Marriage has many moments of joy along with many challenges. One of the challenges you are sure to face at some point is money issues. A source of tension can be when one spouse decides against the other partner’s wishes that they will not work. It can be a frustrating thing to come to agreement on, but with a little bit of communication, it is possible. Here are some ways to deal with this issue in a positive manner.

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What to Do If You Think Your Child Has a Learning Disability

Learning disabilities affect many children. The positive thing is that teachers are being trained to detect learning disabilities and more children are getting help in a timely manner. Studies show that the sooner a learning disability can be detected, the more chance your child has of a successful school experience. Having access to special programs and methods will assist them in achieving their full potential. What should you as a parent do if you suspect your child has a learning disability that has not yet been diagnosed?

Talk to Your Child’s Teacher

What Is an IEP and How Does It Work?

An Individualized Education Program, also known as an IEP, is a document that is created with the input of everyone involved in a child’s education when that child has special education needs. It is used to individualize a program that sets educational goals for the child, and assists him (or her) in achieving those goals. An IEP is a valuable tool to help everyone assist a special needs child for growth in every area of his education.

Who Needs an IEP?

Tricks to Looking Younger

Aging is a gift we should be grateful for. As we get older, it should be our goal to age as gracefully as possible. This does not mean we have to look old, however. There are many things a person can do to look younger. By incorporating even a few of these suggestions into our lives, we can go from frumpy to youthful in a very short time.

Don’t Dress Too Young

To Daycare or Use a Private Sitter, That Is the Question

So you have to go to work and leave your child with someone else to care for them. Do you find a daycare or do you hire a sitter to come into your home? This is a tough choice for many parents. And what’s right for one family is not going to be the right choice for another.

Things You Should Know about Ending a Relationship

Ending a relationship is never easy, but it is often a necessary part of life. Not all relationships will last forever, nor should they. There are many reasons that it may be in someone’s best interest to end a relationship, and there are some key concepts to keep in mind that can help you through the difficult moments.

Sometimes It Is Worth Leaving Your Comfort Zone

The High Cost of Childcare

The cost of childcare is often a huge factor in whether or not a parent will go back to work, or either try to get work at-home work or work different shifts from their spouse if that’s at all possible. But sometimes childcare costs are just a necessary evil which parents are unable to avoid. You can’t cut corners either when it comes to childcare because you want to be sure your child receives quality care.

So if you can’t avoid the expense of childcare because of your personal situation, then here are some ways to help you not break the bank when it comes to sending your child to daycare.