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Signing up for Soccer. Recently I was charged with an important mission. It was a mission that I did not seek and the risk for failure was uncertain. I had to log into a park district website and register my grandson for 1st grade soccer. The ...

As we continue in the wasteland of media images we need to remember how important it is for everyone to evaluate content that is presented. A quote from Ernest Boyer “It is no longer enough to simply read and write. Students must also ...

“Be the Change You Want to See in the World” Ghandi This is the third year that I have included this message with my Christmas greeting card. I also attach it to my work email. When people are rude, angry, inconsiderate and generally ...

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio is the best place to find great toys for kids. If you are tired of looking a rows and rows of junk in the stores, go to the Oppenheim website and look at the award winning toys for 2011.

New Exercise Program that is guaranteed to help you lose something, I am not sure what. After spending too many evening in South Beach drinking Mojitos, I decided to start a new exercise program today. I started out with my new shoes from the ...

I will begin with a confession. Although I may look calm on the outside, I have not been a patient air traveler. Because I am a counselor and an educator, some would assume that I would be more understanding, more patient, more tolerant. ...

Herding Cats is the only way to describe a recent dance rehearsal for four and five year olds. The rehearsal was for hip hop, ballet and tap. Just picture small children going in many directions, wearing strange hats and tutus. My grandson had ...

Mother’s Day has come and gone and although my mother passed many years ago, I still carry her spirit with me. She was the one who told me to: Treat others as you want to be treated Always tell the truth Honesty is the best policy Consider ...

The ugly head of racism is a comb-over and a bad one on Donald Trump. Who would have thought that he would be the one to appeal to racists by attacking the birth and now the academic credentials of our first Black President. Americans are better ...

There is a war on Americans. We have a deficit and now the programs that are being cut are programs that will help the poor, the elderly and the middle class. We have seen a huge tax break to the wealthy (some who say that they don’t need ...