In the United States, only 1 in 100 dads take more than four weeks off from work following a baby's birth. For comparison, about 50% of employed new mothers take the same time off to care for a new baby. In fact, working moms step out of work for an average of 10 weeks to care for a newborn. There are, of course, many reasons more moms take family leave vs. dads. For … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t More American Dads Taking Paternity Leave?
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On my day off from my Manny gig I went to the movie’s and watched “Waiting For Superman”. This film was amazing. It had all the components to a major blockbuster. Love, loss, humor, suspense, etc. But unlike most Hollywood blockbuster’s it did not have a huge budget, special effects, and the biggest name in the cast was that … [Read more...] about The “Sum” of Education in America is NOT Adding Up!
You do not need a professional planner or a major budget to create a festive kid's birthday party. In fact, looser themes, handmade decorations and simple activities leave the event more open for spontaneous fun. Create a casual vibe with do-it-yourself decorations, party bags, food and cake. Toss in a few classic party games, and the children will make their own fun.TypesKids' … [Read more...] about Easy Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas
Children's immune systems must develop in order to be more effective at fighting off dangerous bacteria and viruses that cause infections and diseases. By understanding the various components of children's immune systems, parents and teachers can improve children's immunity.FunctionThe central function of children's immune systems is to differentiate between healthy, normal … [Read more...] about About Children’s Immune Systems
I walk into Vitamin World and the walls close in. My head starts to spin as if on a swivel. The lights go dim. “Find your happy place,” I whisper to myself before my panic has a chance to kick in. But it’s too late, I am overwhelmed. I mean really, could there be more choices? If variety is the spice of life then this place is a 35 pound habanero. All the … [Read more...] about How Potent is Your Anti-Aging Cocktail?