Sun-Safe Your Kids And Your Summer
School’s out and kids are soaking up every bit of summer staying out till dark and keep cool and the pool. But just because it’s not summer doesn’t mean there aren’t important lessons to teach your children. Summer is a perfect time to teach your kids about how to be sun safe and the earlier you start the better it is for them.
It has been shown that prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays (UV) in childhood is one of the most common causes of skin cancer down the road. Dr. Mary Lein states that even one or town heavy sunburns can increase the risk of developing melanoma. “That’s why it is so important to emphasize prevention early in life,” Dr. Lein says.
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Amazon.com King of Online Retail Jungle Second Year in a Row
Amazon.com has managed to retain its title as "king of the Internet jungle" for another year in a row being named number one on BIG research's favorite online retailers. Despite a slight decrease in online retail this year as consumers continue to remain cautious with their cash, Amazon recorded sales of $14.8 billion last year making it not only the most beloved online retail store but the largest in terms of sales as well.
Amazon continues to reinvent itself to its customers creating a great value. Soon it will be a one stop shop as it has increases its inventory of products from books, music and movies to now electronic book readers, motorcycles, ATVs and rumors are circulating saying wine will debut at the online giant soon. In addition to increasing its product line, Amazon has begun promotions such as "Daily Deals" and "Friday Five" on its Amazon MP3.
Paper Planes: A Wellington Boy's Reflection on September 11th
When the Twin Towers were hit on that fateful morning seven years ago, the sounds were heard all over the world. Wellington, New Zealand was no exception. Below was an email received by the US Embassy and Mission to Wellington, New Zealand a few days after the attacks on New York City and the Pentagon. The email was written by a Wellington "mum" sharing the story of her young son TK's response to the news. Who would have thought paper planes could mean so much?
My son TK (who will be 4 next week) watched as the American flag outside the American Embassy (in Wellington) was put to half mast yesterday morning. The embassy is across the road from TK's creche and after the flag was lowered, he asked why. His teachers explained to him that it was because a lot of people had been hurt, and then they (the teachers) suggested that the children take flowers over to the Embassy, as a mark of respect.
Kid Friendly Websites Make Learning Fun
Is your child struggling with their multiplication tables? Are you having a hard time finding ways to have them practice their grammar? No fear parents, we've collected some educational websites that make subjects like social studies, geography, math, English and science both informative and interesting for your students. Next time your kids need some help, use some of these websites. We think you won't have any trouble getting your children to practice their verbs or their states and capitals with these websites.