Enrollment Day for 4-year-old kindergarten (preschool) students and new incoming 5-year-old kindergarten students is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Wileman Elementary School (1001 E. Geneva S…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
Five tips on handling tantrums
Tantrums. Just the word strikes fear in a parent’s heart. Tantrums can be overwhelming, frustrating and downright embarrassing for parents and children. Despite the negativity surrounding tan…
Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Senior Living Care 101: What Options Are Available?
If your parent or loved one is getting older and is having a difficult time caring for themselves, you may be looking into different forms of senior living care. There
How Do You Know Your Manassas Senior Care Agency Hires True Professionals that Care?
As growing numbers of baby boomers join the ranks of senior citizenry, the latest trends indicate that the vast majority of them insist on staying in their homes for as long as possible. This makes sense on many levels, both for a family’s budget, and for the senior’s mental, emotional and even physical well being. This trend makes home care in Manassas one of the area’s fastest growing career sectors also. So one of the most important things to find out, when interviewing…
Thirst Tips for Dialysis Patients
Most dialysis patients need to limit their fluid intake to be as healthy as possible. Too much fluid can raise blood pressure, damage the heart, cause swelling, and make dialysis very comfortable. It is very important to get a handle on thirst control as early as possible. So, what can you do when that thirst bug hits?
Eye Care Myths & Facts
We have all been told by someone, at some time, "You'll hurt your eyes if you do that!" But do you know what is or is not good for your eyes? Test yourself with the following "True" or "False" statements and see how much you know about your eyes Reading in dim light is harmful to your eyes. FALSE--Using your eyes in dim light does not damage them. For centuries, all nighttime reading and sewing was done by candlelight or with gas or…
7 Mental health myths and facts
Fact: Mental health problems are actually very common Annually, about One in 10 young people experienced a period of major depression One in 25 Americans lived with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. It accounts for the loss of more than 41,000 American lives each year, more than…
Vehicle Batteries: Facts and Myths
Car, truck and vehicle batteries myths and facts. How often should you really check your vehicle battery? When to replace a car battery?
5 Myths and 5 Facts About Potty Training
Posted October 12, 2011 by Kelli Robinson Potty training is stressful, confusing, and just plain mind-boggling. You've been "doing the deed" in a toilet ever since you can remember. It's hard putting yourself in your kids' shoes — or diapers — to understand their resistance to something that's as routine as, well, changing your underwear And the experts: pediatricians, child psychologists, grandmothers, books, and parenting websites…
Myth vs. Fact: What Happens on a Dairy Farm
Do you feel conflicted or have questions about dairy? Watch what happens when we asked people about common dairy myths while visiting Farr Farms in Richmond,...
Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
8 Teeth Whitening Myths: What is Fact and Fiction
Most people lean towards teeth whitening procedures when wanting a brighter smile. Here are some teeth whitening myths to read up on before you make a trip to your dentist.
Fact or fiction? 5 myths about metal roofing
Asphalt shingles may be the most popular roofing in the U.S. by volume, but metal roofing is gaining in popularity for its durability, longevity and low-maintenance benefits. Still, many people
The THC Detox: Myths, Facts, and Tips
Learn more about detoxing, and discover several ways to approach a detox from cannabis as well as certain things you’ll want to avoid.
Fabric Softeners And Dryer Sheets: Myths vs Facts
Heard warnings about the downsides of using fabric softeners and dryer sheets? It's time to sort out the facts from the myths.
Tips for Choosing a Dialysis Clinic
Print this handout Choosing a dialysis clinic is an important decision. If you are a new patient, traveling, or simply looking to transfer to new facility, this decision can seem overwhelming. You will need to consider many factors, including the location, distance from your home, schedule, quality-of-care, and much more. Here are some tips to help you choose a facility that is right for you.
Myths And Facts About Disability Employment: Q&A With A Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist
In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a vocational rehabilitation specialist discusses the myths and facts about hiring disabled workers.
4/20 Myths: Separating the Facts from Fiction
The rumors and myths around 4/20 are plentiful, so we did some mythbusting to find the truth behind a few of the most popular stories.