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With 4th of July celebrations come fireworks. While it is suggested that San Antonians not shoot fireworks in their neighborhoods, many often do. What follows are some fireworks safety tips provided by USA.gov that hopefully will help San Antonians h...
By Yvonne Vasquez Although bilingualism may often seem to be just a popular social trend, there are actually many more substantial benefits that can be gained by knowing more than one language. In fact, the advantages of being bilingual have been well established in recent years. From a purely scientific perspective, being bilingual allows the brai... »
Offering More Choices for Many San Antonio Kids By Renee Haines When school doors re-open in August for the 2014-2015 academic year, many San Antonio kids will be introduced to new or expanding education programs. From a growing citywide pre-school program to a new way of educating sixth-graders, the city’s public schools are embracing innovative m... »
By Gayla Grace I was devastated when my oldest daughter was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at 5 years old. I struggled to understand her during her early years and failed to parent her appropriately at times during her adolescent years, but she emerged from her teen-age years successfully, with a determined spirit and resolve to help others on ... »
Can a Postpartum Doula Help? By Christa Melnyk Hines Corey Engmann never considered hiring a postpartum doula until she learned she was expecting twins. Feeling overwhelmed and worried about how she would handle twin babies, along with the pressing needs of her 2-year-old, she turned to a certified birth and postpartum doula, to help her after her ... »
Teaching Children Self-Control Learning How to Yield Part of the responsibility of parenting is teaching our children how to control their responses to the world they live in. Through discipline (“to teach”) children learn to master self-control, a vital life-skill for success. Self-control is the ability to regulate emotions, desires, and the verb... »