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A Summer School Program: Does Your Teen Need One? - Linda Hinkle

A Summer School Program: Does Your Teen Need One?
By: Linda Hinkle

As each school year comes to a close in the spring, most parents of teens experience mixed feelings about the upcoming summer months. There is usually some little voice back there somewhere wondering if some kind of summer school program should be considered. But parents also want to enjoy some relief from the constant battle to make sure homework is done, grades are good, and all is well in the academic world.

Eventually, most parents come to realize that the looming summer vacation from school should be more than just ‘fun in the sun’ for teens. Statistics show that the summer months are a more dangerous time for teens with regard to drugs, alcohol, and getting in trouble. And those same statistics tell us that a significant amount of learning is lost if teens don’t stay mentally active.

Did you know that when school starts back in the fall each year, teachers typically spend up to six weeks teaching lessons that were …

How To Design A Customer Postcard Printing Project - Colleen Davis

A postcard printing project is a very popular marketing medium among business owners especially those who doesn’t have too big a budget for the more glamorized marketing campaign. The postcards are not only cheaper to produce, they are also very flexible to distribute and send to your target clients.

When designing your postcard printing project, there’s a word in design technique that you need to abide in: symmetry. Symmetry should be seen in all aspects of your postcard printing project. In fact, symmetry is what creates the balance in the design of your postcard printing piece.

Symmetry is the combination of the text and graphic images in your postcard printing project that provides the balance in your design. The balance then creates the smooth flow or transition for your target readers’ eyes to travel the surface of your postcard printing project. A good design further directs both the balance and movement to allow your target readers to read and react to your postcard printing pro…

Menu Plan Monday - March 31

It's the end of the month...again. We focus on meeting and exceeding our monthly income goal every day, for the store. This month I was less stressed since we've been working on it daily - with lots of enthusiasm. And you know what - we did it again. That makes 6 months in a row. Whoopee!

Marcus had to get up very early this morning to make a 8am call for his Nevada High School Proficiency Exam. His Christian Youth Group prayed for him last night. This morning he mentioned that he felt some pressure from everyone so I prayed alone. We'll wait for the grades in the mail.

Now onto the menu plan. Thank you to Organizing Junkie.

Steak with Garlic, Salad and Green Beans

Roasted Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Salad

Rosemary Pork Chops, Roasted Acorn Squash, Salad

Greek Chicken and Vegetable Salad with Warm Pitas

Fish, Roasted Veggies and Salad