There’s nothing quite as frustrating as running late for a meeting when you know your perfect blouse was just washed and should be hanging in your closet, yet all of your digging and frantic tossing of items doesn’t reveal it. As much as you might hate to admit it, it’s time to reorganize your closet space. From shoes scattered in piles, purses shoved high on the top rack, and clothes scattered everywhere, a disorganized closet is a waste of space, as well as your precious time.
Parents often make the mistake of assuming that children are too young to understand complicated topics like domestic violence. Whether your kids witnessed violence in your own home or in the home of a friend, they often understand more than you might think. Breaking the ice and talking with your kids can make them more aware of the possible dangers associated with partner abuse, and make them more willing to talk with you when a problem arises. Consider a few of the following suggestions when determining how best to talk to your kids about this subject:
If your child hasn’t experienced significant vision problems at an early age, you might assume they may not have any reading issues. Despite normal screenings before the age of five, eye health problems sometimes develop later in childhood. Identifying and treating vision deficiencies is essential in protecting your child’s overall health. Learn common signs that your child might need glasses as well as potential next steps you should take.
In our increasingly digital world it is often difficult to drag youth away from screens and connect on a personal level. If you find yourself yearning for a hands-on connection with your child, consider an art project. Need an excuse? March is “Youth Art Month”, which celebrates art education for children of all ages. Ready to get started? Here are some ideas to inspire you and your family.
The 2015 Nibbles and Sips fine food and beverage Gala, an Evening of Raising the Roof to Prevent Homelessness and Hunger, brought in more than $130,000 for IFCS – the largest social services agency providing food, clothing and shelter options to thousands of South Metro Denver residents in need. This year’s event was held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. Read More