| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating!
Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Many efforts targeting obesity focus on school-aged children. But a growing body of research suggests that to have the biggest impact, the work needs to start with even younger children, and their mothers.
“It is very difficult to reverse the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Schools across the country open their doors and welcome new and returning students year after year. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among the fresh faces roaming the hallways and classrooms, and parents can take steps to make this transition go...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:40 PM
This is a reminder to attend the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries' "Meet and Greet," intended to introduce candidates of our special districts, namely Mesa Water District, Orange County Water District and Costa Mesa Sanitary District, to our community....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Twice as many children as before are participating in the Northampton Area School District's pre-kindergarten program, and the numbers show it makes them better prepared in basic literacy skills than they otherwise would be.
In her presentation on the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SEATTLE On a recent afternoon, a 10-year-old girl with long, blond, curly hair, gave University of Washington researchers a peek inside her brain.
Lying flat on her back inside a machine that looks like a big doughnut, Shelter Gimbel-Sherr read...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Imagine if a presidential campaign was designed by the candidate. The day's agenda would focus on what the candidate alone wanted to talk about. No pesky reporters would drill the candidate on unwelcome topics. The events would be meticulously stage-...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Orange schools adopted a 2014-15 budget Tuesday that includes a new pre-kindergarten center, teacher training and several new initiatives funded by increasing revenues.
But the extra cash could be short-lived.
The budget includes the final year of...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Larry Hogan doesn't care about children and that is why he is against Mr. Brown's pre-K plan for everyone in the state. But what Mr. Brown doesn't say is how he proposes to pay for this program.
Various studies have...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:08 AM
AVON — A student at Avon High School was recognized by the board of education on Tuesday for her volunteer work at the school district's summer program for pre-school aged children.
Each month the board gives what it calls Avon Achiever awards...