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5 Reasons to Get a Free educational Screening

5 Reasons You Should Get a Free Educational Screening

Do you have a hard time understanding your toddler? Does your 3rd grader’s reading sound choppy? Would your high school student benefit from organization and study skills? Enrichment Therapy & Learning Center offers free educational screenings to help determine whether your child would benefit from additional assistance. They can help your child with their speech, […]

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The Kids Are Alright (And so are you, Mama!)

Looking back at my earlier parenting years, I can (sort of) laugh about all the nights spent awake, asking trusted Google questions like “ How can I get my baby to sleep through the night” or, “My daughter isn’t walking yet, is this normal?” I think about all the worry, over thinking, and stress that […]

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Looking at School Options in Des Moines? Consider Bergman Academy!

Located in the heart of historic Greenwood Park at the former Science Center of Iowa, Bergman Academy is an accredited non-profit private school, providing 3-year-old through 8th grade secular education. Class sizes feature a 16:1 ratio and emphasize differentiated guided instruction. With an emphasis on rigor and relevance in the classroom, the teaching staff is […]

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Understanding Postpartum Depression and the Baby Blues

“I just had a baby. Why do I feel so down? Why am I not filled with joy?” Believe it or not, this is not unusual. You are not alone – roughly 50 to 80 percent of women go through what is called “baby blues”. This is an emotional condition causing tearfulness, self-doubt, worry, unhappiness, […]

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It Happened to Me: A House Fire

Have you ever had a recurring nightmare? I sure have…plenty of them. One of my most frequently occurring dreams happened when my boys were babies. I kept them with me in a cradle in my room until they were around three months old. One of the main reasons was because my bedroom was on the […]

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