PUBLISHED: 15:13 27 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:23 27 June 2019 Charlotte McClure At Angels on The Park children can enjoy messy play, art and craft sessions and yoga classes. Photo: Angels on The Park. Archant Some parents find nursery is the ideal place for their children to go while they're at work; others consider alternatives such as asking a family member to look after them. If you're undecided about childcare options, looking at the benefits of nursery is a good starting point. We discuss the benefits of sending your child to nursery and talk to Michele Davison, director of Hackney based nursery Angels on The Park opening in August. The Angels on The Park nursery has five rooms, each designed for a different age range. Photo: Angels on The Park.Angels on The Park is a new nursery based in Hackney, which opens in August. Director, Michele Davison, talks about how the concept of Angels on The Park was created and how benefiting and supporting children is … [Read more...] about Childcare: the benefits of sending your child to nursery
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Aleanna Siacon Detroit Free Press Published 11:49 AM EDT Mar 25, 2019 A new law takes effect in Michigan this week that takes aim at cyberbullying, including hefty fines and jail time for violators convicted of online harassment. Per the new law, it is illegal to cyberbully another person and someone found guilty of the misdemeanor could face a maximum of 93 days in jail, a max fine of $500 or both. But if a violator has a prior conviction, they could face up to a year in jail, and/or a max $1,000 fine. Someone who violates the new law and displays "a continued pattern of harassing or intimidating behavior" that causes serious injury to the victim could face a felony that carries a maximum 5-year sentence and/or a $5,000 fine. A violator whose continued online harassment causes the death of a victim can be sentenced to a maximum of 10 years in jail for the felony and/or a $10,000 fine. In anticipation, the Livingston County Sheriff's Office took … [Read more...] about Michigan’s new cyberbullying law is taking effect: What to know
PUBLISHED: 10:27 27 February 2019 | UPDATED: 10:27 27 February 2019 Bridget Galton Tanith Carey and her latest book The Friendship Maze Archant Whether your sobbing child comes home from school with tales of friendship woes, or your toddler sinks his teeth into your best friend’s darling daughter Tanith Carey’s latest books help parents to navigate the pitfalls of childrearing Tanith Carey and her latest book The Friendship Maze Whether your sobbing child comes home from school with tales of friendship woes, or your toddler sinks his teeth into your best friend’s darling daughter, the parental stomach lurch will be familiar to many.Tanith Carey, who lives near Archway, has long been helping parents to navigate the obstacle course of childrearing, with books about hothousing, raising girls and finding shortcuts to the sheer guilt-ridden drudgery of it all.Her latest book The Friendship Maze (Vie Books £10.99) aims to help … [Read more...] about Parenting Books, Tanith Carey’s The Friendship Maze and What’s My Child Thinking?
Silas Walker, Deseret News FILE - A pedestrian walks by the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY — On Tuesday, the Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Committee is scheduled to discuss SB151, which would amend the initiative procedure in the state. Among other things, SB151 requires an application for a statewide initiative petition to contain information relating to funding sources for the proposed law. The bill also proposes modifying public hearing and ballot requirements. Other issues expected to be discussed at the Statehouse during the day include: SB92, sponsored by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, was approved 27-1 and now goes to the House. Yet to be decided is whether the $1.81 million cost of adding the new judges will be included in the final budget. Read More: Utah Senate approves bill adding 4 judgeships in 3rd District Court HB129, a bill allowing candidates for public office to use campaign funds to pay for … [Read more...] about Your up-to-the-hour look at Day 16 of the 2019 Utah Legislature
Dr. Jonathan Halevy. — Photo courtesy of Family Medical Practice Viet Nam News By Dr. Jonathan Halevy* The technological revolution has changed our lives in so many ways. We can travel faster, reach places we never dreamed we could get to, share information and ideas faster than ever before, create tools and machines that change our world, eat more, sit more, invent new medications that will support our decaying sedentary bodies, because we don’t need to work hard anymore. Our world is becoming more and more artificial, virtual and unnatural. Our bodies and minds can’t adjust fast enough to the pace of technology. Our souls have to “bend or break” in order to cope with this fast evolving reality. We are facing a new generation of children who spend more and more time with screens: Watching TV, Youtube, video games, smartphone applications, chatting online and even studying and preparing homework using laptops and computers. Children spend less time … [Read more...] about Screen time and your child’s wellbeing