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The National Anthem

I would say I was patriotic.

Right now, watching the Olympics, I feel like I am right there cheering on team GB.

One thing I have noticed is how hardly any of our Olympians sing the National Anthem. 390 more words

The World

Beyond the Sippy Cup

By: Jennifer Tripoli, M.S., CCC-SLP

I often get asked the question “Should my child use a sippy cup?” It’s a difficult question to answer. Sippy cups were initially invented in the 1980s by a mechanical engineer who was sick and tired of cleaning up his son’s juice mess around the house. 778 more words

Parenting

Male carer perfectly destroys shocking comments made by Andrea Leadsom about men working in care

By Duncan Lindsay
Leadsom made comments which have led to dismay in the care sector (Picture: Reuters)

Andrea Leadsom’s comments which associated male carers with the increased risk of paedophilia have been met with anger and disgust by many – not least of all the men who work tirelessly in the care sector to help children. 707 more words

Childcare

100 miles per hour

My mind will not stop. It is constantly thinking, ‘You need to get this,’ ‘You need to do that, ‘Did you do that?’ These are normal things, but it is in overdrive at the moment. 425 more words

The World

The Short-Lived New Normal

These three weeks we flip the script. Patrick goes to work downtown with students at the DC Public Library, and I stay home full time with the kids. 198 more words

Family Life

Just Breathe

By: Jessica Drake-Simmons M.S. CCC-SLP

The popularity of using breathing exercises with children is on the rise.  And, with good reason, because they work! When we focus on breathing fully and deeply, we move out of our sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight) and into our parasympathetic nervous system (relaxation and receptivity).  358 more words

Parenting

Check "Summer Camp" Off Your List Today! Special Offer Inside!

Summer Break is finally here! It’s time for tons of fun, trips, activities and making new friends at the Y. We’ve got a full lineup of things to do for everyone. 147 more words

The Y