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Apr 30, 2018

Topic - Sing, Sing A Song

In 1971, Joe Raposo composed a tune called, Sing, Sing a Song, for Sesame Street. 

We know that music is powerful, but current brain research proves it. 

People who sing together bond faster than if they did any other activity side-by-side.

Songs calm babies for longer periods of time than does...

Apr 27, 2018

Topic - Kitchen Counter Weight

This is amazing.  Researchers studied pictures of two hundred American kitchens and compared them to the weight of the women who lived in the home. 

Women who had breakfast cereal sitting on their counters weighed about twenty pounds more than those who didn’t. 

Women with soft drinks...

Apr 26, 2018

Topic - Dyslexia and Early Achievement

During twenty four years of private practice, I saw a persistent pattern of serious reading deficits that began in kindergarten or first grade that were ignored by teachers and parents alike. 

“Oh, he needs more time” and “She’ll catch up; just wait”. 

No, she won’t,...