The beginning of summer is the perfect time to take a look at your household budget. That might sound ridiculous if you’re focused on basking in the sun, but considering all the spending your household will likely endure over the next few months, including summer travel, summer camp for kids, barbecuing, back-to-school supplies and the like, it’s a good time to take out the calculator and look at how you're doing. Really, it's always a good time to budget. But it's never easy
Servings: 4 Ingredients 1/2 lb of bacon finely cut 1/2 large yellow onion, diced 1/2 cup red pepper, diced 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced 2 teaspoons salt, divided 8 large eggs 1 cup milk (I used whole) 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 2 cups frozen hash brown, unthawed Instructions Heat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 8x8 square baking dish with oil or butter. In a large skillet cook the bacon on medium heat, stirring occasionally, until it crisp. Using
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Understanding how your brain works – and the brain of your child – provides a great frame of reference for talking with your kids about self esteem and managing big feelings like anxiety, depression and fear. The brain is made up of billions of cells called neurons. These cells have nerve endings called synapses and dendrites. Nerve endings release chemical and electrical signals to communicate with each other – kind of like the way that beach lifeguards signal each other to
StartFragmentMost brain development happens in the first few years of a child’s life. Genes provide the brain’s basic blueprint, but experiences shape the brain architecture and establish the foundation for future learning, health and behavior.
Learning to cope with stress is an important part of a child’s development. When we are threatened, our bodies help us respond by increasing our heart rate, blood pressure and stress hormones, such as cortisol. When a young child’s s