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When deciding on a preschool for your child, there are important questions to ask the director. I discuss 4 important questions and 4 possible red flags to watch for when making this important decision for your child.
There is a call of nature in our lives and in our world. Nature calls calmly and sometimes with fury. I have collected quotes about nature from famous authors, naturalists, artists, scientists, influential people and...
Nick Gardner Interview | nrhGardner Discusses His Music, Goals, Favorite Artists, Current Pop Music and More
This article is an indepth interview with Nick Gardner, a recording artist who was discovered on YouTube by Jimmy Iovine of Interscope Records. Find out his thoughts about music, his goals, favorite artists and more.
Many people will live their lives without fulfilling their dreams. None of us want to be one of those people. I once heard a successful speaker say that many will never make it to their mountaintop because deep within...
We have all been asked or asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Are we asking the right questions? How would our lives change if we asked this question in a more meaningful way?
What does one look for and how does a poetry judge rate poems in poetry contests. This in one judges experience while participating on the poetry panel of the HubPages Patron of the Arts contest.
Lucy loved the smell of the forest. Once upon a time there was a little girl named Lucy, who loved to visit her grandmother who lived in a little house by a small stream. Lucy loved the little stream because she could...
Poets have the awesome task of using language, thought and feeling to compose poetry. How is a poet inspired and why is poetry important?
There are many healthy, delicious finger foods for babies and toddlers. Babies between the ages of 6-9 months are ready to try different kinds of food. Below you will find healthy finger food choices from each food...
Why do we find change so hard? An essay on how to be the change we want to see in our world. Change comes in different stages, but it's never the beginning or end that is the most difficult.
There are so many different theories regarding early childhood education and what is most important for a young child to learn. There are as many different educational theories and schools as there are psychologists,...
I first heard about HubPages while browsing my Facebook feed. I noticed an ad in the side bar that mentioned writing and publishing. I can't remember the exact wording, but it was something to the effect of 'make money...
The French Girl look is chic, subtly sexy, natural, relaxed and yet casually elegant. The eyes are accentuated with both the hair and makeup. The lips are natural and smooth with enough color to enhance the lips just a...
Crazy, crazy love songs Some of the greatest love songs written have the word 'crazy' in the lyrics. I think many of us at one time or another have experienced 'crazy' love. Is love crazy, or does yearning it make us...
Max Martin is one of the top music producers of all time. The Swedish hitmaker has sold over 135,433,000 singles! Learn more about his start and climb to the tip-top of the charts.
How many of us have danced in the moonlight with stars glistening as we circled around the dance floor, whether it was a grassy field, along the Seine or on the terrazzo tiles of an open plaza, or possibly in our...
I am a huge Cirque du Soleil fan. I'm an even bigger fan of Michael Jackson. (His newest cd, Michael, can be ordered below.) The show has now been performed in Canada and the US. There is a concert arena tour show...
We live in a stressful world. Fortunately there are simple, easy steps we can take to reduce stress in our lives. In fact, sometimes reading or listening to stress relief methods can help us to feel calmer and enable us...
The Tampa Bay area is a vibrant theater arts community and is known as a "Top Arts Destination." We enjoy everything from operas in the world-class performance centers to classic film noir in the historic...
Parenting doesn't come with instructions. What does it take to be a good parent? It's not always easy, but it doesn't have to be difficult. Find out what's missing from modern day parenting.
Teachers, parents and students like to see A's. Straight A's are even better, especially when they are earned by hard work and discipline. Is there a secret? Is it only attainable for geeks and the super...
Tarpon Springs, Florida lies on the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It makes a perfect day trip destination while visiting the Tampa Bay Area. Discover history and places to go.
Successful people think differently. In order to achieve success, a person first decides they are worthy and capable. Have you ever heard a successful person who said, "I can't"? Success is an attitude, a...
The following article was written during the Gulf Oil spill of 2010. It was devastating to watch what happened to those who lost their lives, the families who suffered severe setbacks and loss of income. It was tragic...
I recall a vivid memory of strolling along one of the streets of Paris caught up in the novelty of being somewhere I had never been before, hearing people talk and not understanding them and then there was a moment of...
Protecting children from toxins in the home is simple and inexpensive. In this article, I share easy solutions, tips and cleaning products that will help eliminate some of the toxins brought into the home.
Father's Day is a special day reserved for celebrating and reflecting on the love and four life lessons given to me from my father, a WW11 veteran. A tribute to a father from the Greatest Generation.
The Tampa Bay Metro Area is a popular vacation destination situated on the west coast of Florida. The Gulf of Mexico nearby, is home to some of the worlds best beaches.
The same process can be applied to preparing for pregnancy. A seed is impregnated and a new life is forming inside the womb. The fruit of the seed is a new life, a human being brought into the world, a brand new baby.
A look at why it's important to eat certain foods organically or locally grown. Also includes the 2013 EWG's Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Lists of fruits and vegetables.
What are the top ten food additives that should be avoided? This article takes a look at why we use additives and which additives should be eliminated from our diets.
Find out the benefits and importance of good posture for women. Proper body alignment can increase over-all well being and appearance. Good posture can be an instant mood lifter.
Healthy children are happy children. Their countenance glows with radiance and vitality. Their eyes are bright and alert. Their hair is shiny and soft to the touch. Their minds are active and engaged in discovery and...
There is an art to living well. We use our senses to help us make our journey more enjoyable and pleasurable. Aromatherapy is not only an art, but also a science of using specific essential oils, the extracts from...
Herbal health and remedies have been around since primitive man first wandered the earth. Humankind had to observe nature closely to learn how to survive and take care of their basic needs, health being a basic need....
A great gift for preschoolers is the Fisher-Price iXL Learning System, their very own ipad. Young children are keeping up with their parents and older brothers and sisters when it comes to technology. They have their...
Finding happiness could be the name of many a man’s journey, a woman’s search for her soul, the hope of the still young child who understands no reason for suffering. I simply want to share some of the ways...
Dealing with an angry child can be an unsettling experience. Learn effective ways to help your child when he is angry. Learn ways to keep the home environment less stressful by setting boundaries.
A collection of beautiful love quotes and romantic expressions. Be inspired, find the perfect quote for a loved one or for your own collection.
Fitness starts with our own will and our body. Our body is designed to move and work efficiently. Learn how to work out and exercise without using equipment and make your body strong and vibrant.
What are four steps to achieving our goals? Without goals, we can't focus on what it is we want and need to achieve. Life is full of potential, read on to discover how to move forward.
I decided I would walk from Fouquets on the Champs Elysees boulevard to the grand Palace of the Muses, the magnificent Musee de Louvre. The Arc de Triumphe sits at the opposite end of Champs Elysees and the Louvre is...
A delightful short Christmas story about a young boy anticipating the arrival of Santa and his reindeer and the magic that is Christmas.
"Sometimes we just need to go sit outdoors and listen closely to heaven... above us, around us, within us. " Rebekah I have written my entire life. I have journals, old notebooks, computer files, torn slips...
Sample menus for easy, healthy preschooler lunches.
Most of us, when we think of educating children, think of sending our kids off to school with the latest trendy lunchbox, a new set of clothes, and a new haircut. We hope that our children will be with the best teachers...
"I'm going to Paris." It was sometime during April 2003, that I decided to take a trans-Atlantic trip to Paris, France. I had been invited by a friend living outside of Paris and I thought, why not?
France is a lovely, beautiful country. The language is poetic, the people are intriguing, the food is superb and the countryside is filled with flowers and trees and lovely landscapes, perfect for a Monet painting. I...
Child discipline is a hot topic. Parents want to know, what is the best form of discipline for my young children. What is the difference between discipline and punishment? Is there a difference between discipline and...
This article covers five significant reasons for the importance of preschool education written by an experienced early childhood educator. The preschool aged child is eager and ready to learn.
Christmas around the world is such an exciting theme as there are so many different countries on our wonderful planet and it's fun to learn how other countries celebrate this special time of year.
My friend had invited me out for a surprise 'musical extravaganza', as he called it, and I was eagerly anticipating to find out exactly who we were going to see. I knocked on the door smiling and he invited me in and I...
Hans Zimmer is a prolific German film composer and music producer who has entertained the world with his chart topping film scores. Learn more about his background and rise to the top with his music.
What are the best websites for preschool teachers? The internet can be a teachers best and easiest way to find high quality information, lesson plans, project ideas, the latest research in the field.
Notre Dame on the Seine at night My first night in Paris was energized by pure adrenaline as I had only arrived that morning which was already like 3 P.M. for me. Flying through the night over the Atlantic I received...
"You know that the beginning is the most important part of any work, especially in the case of a young and tender thing; for that is the time at which the character is being formed and the desired impression is...
A great preschool provides the building blocks for a strong foundation There are numerous articles that give the basic criteria for finding a good preschool. I am going to discuss more importantly, how to find the...
I was so excited upon exiting baggage claim to meet my Parisian friend that I forgot I had just waited almost 45 minutes for my luggage to show up on the belt. My seatmate had been a young Parisian man coming home to...
What is it about the Parisian women that makes them look so effortlessly chic? What do they know that we don't? I share a few observations found on the streets of Paris.
"The restored railway station now is home to some of the world's most treasured art" I was finishing up the school year and would be moving on to a new assignment in the fall. I was talking with my...
Parc de Sceaux is one of the most beautiful parks in one of the most beautiful countries, France. Parc de Sceaux is a great day trip destination if visiting Paris. It is a short 20-25 minute metro trip from the heart of...