A large percentage of private high schools in the country use the HSPT (High School Placement Test) as a screening prospective students, and even though these schools will accept new students from different backgrounds, it’s necessary to implement standardized testing in order to determine the exactly where each new student is among various subjects. Given once a year, the HSPT … [Read more...] about How to Pass a High School Placement Test (HSPT)
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ModernMom was super excited to snatch an interview with Chef Rock Harper, season 3 winner of the acclaimed cooking competition "Hell's Kitchen", book author, philanthropist and most importantly, father of three. He opened up about everything -- from sharing some touching personal stories to offering moms advice for healthy cooking that kids will actually want to … [Read more...] about “Hell’s Kitchen” Chef Harper on Cooking, Family and Love
There have been many studies examining the effects of texting while driving. The one conclusion they all have? Texting impairs driving ability. In the time it takes you to glance down at your phone to type a word or find a recipient, a person could run out in front of you, or a light could turn color. "Car and Driver" decided to compare the results of texting … [Read more...] about Texting is More Dangerous than Driving Drunk!
My son is nine, and we like to involve him in our charitable giving. We talk to him about the charities we give to…he cleans out his toys about every 6 months and we give to children in need. Every Christmas we buy toys for kids at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and let him pick them all out. As a 9 year old going on 21 he gets that he has a wonderful life and … [Read more...] about Show Your Child the Good in the World
Remember back in the olden days when you would have the unfortunate experience of opening a sour gallon of milk and your nose would be hit with an intensely disgusting smell that nearly knocked you over and made your entire body shudder? Then the inevitable would come - having to pour the curdled stinky blobs down the drain with even more funky fumes wafting up towards your … [Read more...] about Raw Milk for Real People