The World Winter Games will take place from March 14 to 25 and will feature 2700 athletes from 107 countries. Sporting events include figure skating, speed skating, floor hockey, floorball, snowshoeing, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, and stick shooting. There will also be a dancing demonstration event and a MATP (motor activity trainings program) demonstration
Create an Indoor Snowstorm: Snowstorm outside? Create an indoor winter wonderland! While typically thought of as a Christmastime activity, making paper snowflakes is a great way to pay homage to the winter weather while staying warm and toasty indoors. Tissue paper makes for great, if delicate snowflakes – and is much easier to cut than
How did you come to be a social counselor at a refugee camp?“When I returned to Germany after my year in the U.S. I needed a job. My mom told me about a social counselor job at a nearby refugee camp, about 30 minutes from where she lives. While in America the war in Syria
In a recent ope/ed in Newsday, Debra W. Soh, a neuroscientist, argues that science does not back up gender-neutral parenting.“Offering kids the opportunity to pursue what they’d like, freed from societal expectations, is undeniably positive – whether it has to do with toys, clothing or aspirations. But the scientific reality is that it’s futile to
In their own words: the Schulenburg family of Winnetka, Illinois share how their professional au pair, Julia, touched their heart.
When PROaupair host mom Rachel Schulenburg first decided to welcome an au pair into her family’s home, she was hoping for someone that could help with the children and make the family’s life a little easier. As she wrote in her nomination essay:“What we got with Julia Mertins, with 100% certainty, is a permanent member