Archive for October, 2012

Morning-After Skin Cancer Treatment. Part 2

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

T4N5 liposomes are touted as having an advantage that other skin care products don’t have — they can be used before, during and especially after sun exposure. (more…)

Digital Day Care. Part 3

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

“This kind of communication shows that this isn’t just Big Brother,” says Schenenga. “It’s keeping parents in tune with their children’s needs, even in the most practical sense. That’s powerful stuff.” (more…)

Morning-After Skin Cancer Treatment. Part 1

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Outdoors all day without your sunscreen?

Fell asleep in the noonday sun?

You think there’s nothing you can do about it except hope the burn doesn’t touch off the process of skin cancer development, right? Think again. (more…)

Finding our Way Through the Holidays as We Age

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

This time of year seems to emphasize the thresholds and passages in our lives more than any other time. Not only is the traffic heavier and the crowds thicker but we may find that our interests and focuses have changed as well. (more…)

Digital Day Care. Part 2

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

In some cases, day care teachers issue special codes to parents, enabling them to “follow” their children from room to room. Parental access does have limitations, however. For example, if a parent enrolls his 4-year-old child in day care, he won’t be allowed to view the infant nursery. He will only be able to see what’s happening in the child’s classroom. For privacy reasons, cameras are never placed in restrooms and changing stations. (more…)

Digital Day Care. Part 4

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

KidsRKids has used Internet video monitoring in its centers for more than six years. “We brought the Internet cameras in because we’ve got nothing to hide — and if a teacher does have something to hide, they shouldn’t be there in the first place,” says Vinson. (more…)

Digital Day Care. Part 1

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

If you’re a working parent, you may miss out on many of your children’s cherished “firsts” — like the first purposeful smile, the infectious first giggle, and the first wobbly, unsure step. In a perfect world, workforce moms and dads would be in two places at once — on the job earning money and close enough to keep an eye on their kids in day care. (more…)

Descriptive Terms

Monday, October 15th, 2012

When discussing kung fu styles, you may encounter the terms, “northern” vs. “southern” and “internal” vs. “external”. The label “northern” vs. “southern” refers to the part of China from which the style originated. (more…)

Adult or Child?

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The answer is neither and both. One minute they may act like a child and demand attention, and the next minute they may complain that they should be able to make all of their own rules (without you involved). Teens need to start practicing some independence since that is a developmental task of adolescence. They also need to be dependent upon a parent for support, supervision and guidance. They need the safety net that comes from having parents who are fully involved in their ongoing care and development. (more…)

Sensible Sales and Service. Part 2

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

The solution to dilemmas like these is to ask questions and listen closely to the answers. Instead of giving the same facility tour and sales pitch to every prospect, customize it to each individual. This involves more than asking the question, “What are your fitness goals?” Other questions may focus on barriers to exercise, past exercise experiences, and equipment and activity preferences. (more…)