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Healthy kids = better students As a teacher and a mother I've learned the hard way how important it is to have healthy kids and a healthy family. Many manufacturers want your money not your health. Choose wisely.
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VERY informative (& a bit disconcerting) even if you're not pregnant.  Too many manufacturers of personal care products care more about your money than your health.  :(  As a mom & teacher, I care about raising children in a LESS TOXIC world.  This info helps.  :)

VERY informative (& a bit disconcerting) even if you're not pregnant. Too many manufacturers of personal care products care more about your money than your health. :( As a mom & teacher, I care about raising children in a LESS TOXIC world. This info helps. :)

10 Banned Foods to Avoid–from Mercola...Toxins are cumulative.  Foods can affective learning, behavior, and attitudes.  Let's stop being guinea pigs to those companies who want our wealth not our health.

10 Banned Foods to Avoid–from Mercola...Toxins are cumulative. Foods can affective learning, behavior, and attitudes. Let's stop being guinea pigs to those companies who want our wealth not our health.

Good ideas here to raise "healthy" readers.  But, I wonder why she didn't include Readers Theater?  I know a mom who used Readers Theater successfully with her children in one state and Grandma in the other!  :)

6 New Ideas for Reluctant Readers

Good ideas here to raise "healthy" readers. But, I wonder why she didn't include Readers Theater? I know a mom who used Readers Theater successfully with her children in one state and Grandma in the other! :)

"Do You Know What's Really in YOUR Tea?"  Check out the chart re:  pesticides, GMOs, chemicals, and harmful packaging.  Then, make healthy choices from the "cleanest" three.  I'm grateful for her investigation.  Many companies just want your money;  they don't CARE about your health or your family's health.  Let's be wise.  :)

"Do You Know What's Really in YOUR Tea?" Check out the chart re: pesticides, GMOs, chemicals, and harmful packaging. Then, make healthy choices from the "cleanest" three. I'm grateful for her investigation. Many companies just want your money; they don't CARE about your health or your family's health. Let's be wise. :)

!  SICK KIDS = POOR STUDENTS Genetic Roulette Documentary–Scary, but not without hope. Scientists, doctors, mothers share how GMOs may explain health problems we see. Free showing online until Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.

! SICK KIDS = POOR STUDENTS Genetic Roulette Documentary–Scary, but not without hope. Scientists, doctors, mothers share how GMOs may explain health problems we see. Free showing online until Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.

My Potato Project; The Importance of "Organic"–We did a similar experiment with a side-by-side taste test of regular store-bought potatoes vs. organic.  Organic was more flavorful, of course!  Plus, it probably contains more nutrients.  Love this girl's confidence!  (To help build confidence in your kids see www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com.)

My Potato Project; The Importance of "Organic"–We did a similar experiment with a side-by-side taste test of regular store-bought potatoes vs. organic. Organic was more flavorful, of course! Plus, it probably contains more nutrients. Love this girl's confidence! (To help build confidence in your kids see www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com.)

SHOCKING & SCARY FACTS ON OUR FOOD in the movie. Explains the deteriorating health of Americans, especially children–tied to GMOs.  The movie is on YouTube under "Genetic Roulette" (at least through Feb. 3, 2013).  This is the Genetic Roulette Movie Trailer... SICK KIDS = POOR STUDENTS... Let's protect future generations!

SHOCKING & SCARY FACTS ON OUR FOOD in the movie. Explains the deteriorating health of Americans, especially children–tied to GMOs. The movie is on YouTube under "Genetic Roulette" (at least through Feb. 3, 2013). This is the Genetic Roulette Movie Trailer... SICK KIDS = POOR STUDENTS... Let's protect future generations!

How to engage reluctant readers by My Little Bookcase series.  Nice post.  Remember Readers Theater engages reluctant readers, too!  Lots of free scripts online.  :)

How to engage reluctant readers by My Little Bookcase series. Nice post. Remember Readers Theater engages reluctant readers, too! Lots of free scripts online. :)

YIKES!  I wish I would have known about toxins as a teacher what I know now.  We would have avoided a TOXIC nightmare.  Although this is a great infographic, it fails to mention LAUNDRY TOXINS and perfumes–which can make you TIRED, give headaches, and be carcinogenic, too.  Share this if you care about students AND teachers.

YIKES! I wish I would have known about toxins as a teacher what I know now. We would have avoided a TOXIC nightmare. Although this is a great infographic, it fails to mention LAUNDRY TOXINS and perfumes–which can make you TIRED, give headaches, and be carcinogenic, too. Share this if you care about students AND teachers.

"Why Bright Students May Struggle with Reading"–20/20 vision is not enough  Having the eyes work properly as a team is important for all reading.  Of course, that includes both silent and oral reading (e.g., Readers Theater).  Here's our daughter's story in the blog post at Leadership Castle.

"Why Bright Students May Struggle with Reading"–20/20 vision is not enough Having the eyes work properly as a team is important for all reading. Of course, that includes both silent and oral reading (e.g., Readers Theater). Here's our daughter's story in the blog post at Leadership Castle.


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Students can be misdiagnosed with ADD or ADHD when actually have a vision problem. Vision therapy is the solution. Dr. Janet Wilamowski is a specialist in this treatment. http://www.visiondevelopmentcenterpc.com/

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This seminal documentary provides compelling evidence to help explain the deteriorating health of Americans, especially among children, and offers a recipe for protecting ourselves and our future.

This seminal documentary provides compelling evidence to help explain the deteriorating health of Americans, especially among children, and offers a recipe for protecting ourselves and our future.

Important Info: Divide your triglycerides number by  your HDL number.  2 or less is ideal for avoiding a heart attack.  At 4 you are at high risk, and at 6 you are in the danger zone.  (I'm a 2, yay!)

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