A Heart for Teens

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As a child, I was taught to be polite and pretend everything was alright, even through turbulent times. For years, I wore the mask of a smile when deep inside I hurt. By the time I became a teenager, I was filled with mixed emotions.

You see, learning to smile and pretend that all was well during adversity caused me to miss out on valuable life skills. Instead of learning to communicate my thoughts and feelings during difficult times, I pretended that problems did not exist. As a result, I never learned how to identify feelings and became confused about my emotions. By the time I reached adolescence, the emotions inside overwhelmed me.

My parents were college graduates, and worked hard in their professions. Both valued family and education. Provided with a beautiful home, the neighborhood make-up included ethnic cultures different from my own and predominantly white.

While initially culture shocked when I entered into junior high school, I eventually became compelled to connect with classmates that looked like me. Inspired to reach out to make new friends, I was rejected.
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Buying Go Karts for Kids

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However, not all go karts are suitable for kids. While most are for racing purposes, there are fun go karts for kids that are actually built for every kid to enjoy having a fun trip around the block. Most of the time, when you are trying to buy a go kart for your kid, you are not looking to start off with an expensive top of the line go kart racer. Most of the time you just simply want an affordable go kart that you and your family can enjoy.

First of all, you’ll need to know what sort of go kart you are going to invest in for your kids to ride. If you try to do a search on Google by typing “buy a go kart”, you will be provided with all sorts of go karts along with their manufacturers. Even worst, you may even be misled to believe that getting go kart for kids will cost you a lot of money! The reason behind all this is that most search results will lead you to websites selling racing go karts instead of the family fun go karts that you are searching for.

Usually, there are 3 types of go karts for kids. Starting with entry level go karts, which are yard electric go karts designed especially for children. These are the most economical and safer go karts in the market as they do not exceed 10 miles an hour in speed. While for intermediate go karts, they are much more versatile as they are able to handle rougher terrains. They can also go faster and have better engine, drive systems and break systems installed. And as for advanced go karts, they can go off-road and also for racing whereby the other 2 can’t. The advanced go karts are usually built with heavy duty components and with special parts such as manual gearboxes and suspension systems included. This sort of advanced go karts are generally for kids that are die-hard fanatics of go karting. Before picking up a go kart, be sure to also look for one that has all the safety features such as a seat belt.

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The Best Remote Control Airplanes

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Park flyers are the best for beginners because of their small size, slow and compliant enough to be flown on a contained space such as parks, gyms and even in the living room. Also a favorite among experienced pilots for its advanced radio technology and materials that brings forth high performance with full aerobatic capabilities such as high g-force maneuvers and nose up hovering that can only be seen before with bigger scales. Park flyers are susceptible to wind and turbulence because of their low speed capacity. Some can’t fly in more than a light breeze. Wind speed shouldn’t be more than 50% of the flying speed.

Two good models of park flyers recommended as the best remote controlled airplanes for beginners are The Champ and Ember2. These are both durable and easy to fly at slow speed. These are great to practice flying in small spaces such as bedroom, living room and gym. These can also be flown outdoors on calm fine weathers, from backyards and parks. A word of caution on flying at open spaces such as parks, keep away from people and dogs to avoid injuries from accidental lost of control of the plane. Flight simulation games are available for beginners who wish to practice flying without damaging an aircraft. These simulators are also good in determining skill levels before investing on an actual airplane. RC plane flying is a serious hobby with investment on time and money. Simulation games will hone the flying instincts beforehand.

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Three Reasons Your Child Needs To Take A Martial Arts Class

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Reason 1: He/she will learn the techniques needed to defend themselves in a conflict.

The possibility of your child getting into a fight greatly goes up as they move up through various grade levels. The disturbing correlation is that your child is also more prone to injury in these fights with their other students. One of the big things that your child will learn in a martial arts class is the ability to defend themselves. The biggest benefit to this is that some kids will get in a knock down, drag out, brawl and more often than not break their hands. The benefit of the martial arts class is that your child will learn disarming techniques that will keep your child or their attacker from even throwing a punch. That will lessen the injury and will also keep the bullies at bay.

Reason 2: They will gain confidence.

The main way a bully successfully becomes a bully is their ability to break another person’s self-esteem through either physical pain or mental pain. It’s almost comparable to the way lion’s hunt their prey. They pick out the weakest one and then go for them. With the skills your child has gained through martial arts programs they will walk around with confidence. This will cause more of their peers to respect and follow them. This chain reaction of positivity will ultimately cause them to not only not get bullied. But it will also cause bullies to respect them and they can be a positive influence within their school system.

Reason 3: They will be in better shape.

With the childhood obesity rate constantly on the rise the biggest source of bullying is because of how much a child weighs. The sad fact that most kids live an overall sedentary lifestyle in which they are in front of either the computer or the television most of their day is easily avoidable. With the basic practices taught in a martial arts class they don’t want to be indoors. Not only that with some of the running and cardiovascular endurance they will be subject to will start to move them towards a healthier lifestyle. Plus, bullies don’t pick on the kids with muscles.

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College Exams – Tips for the ‘Finals’

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1. Possibly the best thing that anyone could advise for exams is to start the revision early. Don’t leave it to the last minute otherwise the brain goes into a freeze and information cannot be accessed when this happens.

2. Take it in small ‘bites’. That is, study for exams only for forty five minutes at a time then take a break for fifteen minutes. It has been shown that the brain will only accept this much information at a time so doing the revision in short bits is much better than cramming.

3. As the big day approaches, really get deeper into the subject matter. By now the candidate should have the general understanding of the subject anyway so he will be able to cover more ground the closer the exam gets.

4. By this time too, the concept of the subject should be well ingrained in the brain. Try to ask for, or search out, old exam papers or questions so that the whole thing can be worked out. This also means that the way the questions are asked will not come as any surprise either.

5. On the eve of the big day, it is much too late to do any more study for exams anyway. If it is an absolute must, just scan over a few sheets of possible questions and answer them mentally. The worst thing that anyone could do at this stage is get confused over something. Eat well on this day too and try to get to bed at a reasonable hour. No drinking allowed now otherwise the candidate will wake up with brain fog!

6. On the day itself, wake up early enough that there is no rushing around. Eat a proper breakfast and arrive early to the college rather than late. Rushing at the last minute can also send the brain into a real frenzy so avoid this if at all possible.

Finally, most people who give advice will talk about visualization. That is, imagine walking calmly into the exam room with confidence. Taking deep breaths is a good way to relax the brain too. Also imagine seeing the test paper and realizing that everything there is what has been revised over the past few weeks or months.

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How to Memorize Children’s Stories for Bedtime Storytelling

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While these quiet moments with our kids are a great way to spend some quiet time together, sometimes the mad dash to find a storybook can take longer than reading the story!

While nothing will replace reading books to children, memorizing stories is a great way to put some spontaneous fun into their bedtime routine.

In addition, having a cache of stories in your memory is a great way to pass the time during long car trips, while stuck in the waiting room at the doctor’s office, or any other place or situation which can be boring for young children.

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we’ll give you some tips and tricks to memorize stories and be able to recall them at a moment’s notice.

In addition, we’ll give you some ideas for books full of short and easy-to-remember tales that will delight children of all ages.

Memorizing Line-by-Line

Some stories, such as those which contain rhymes or other lyrically written lines, can only be properly related word for word.

If you forget or leave out a line, the rhythm of the story is off, and a part of its magic is lost.

Thankfully, there’s a simple way to memorize stories such as these with a minimum of effort.

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Maxi Cosi Rodi XR

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Built to last. This seat is fitted for children who weigh 30 to 100 pounds (4-8 years old). Because of the high quality materials used, you are assured that you wouldn’t have to change seats for the time being.

• Easy to install. This can be installed in your car using the normal three-point seat belt. The child seat is precisely fitted to the lap and shoulder belt of the car, which only means that the Maxi Cosi Rodi XR seats were well-thought of and tested.

• 2-in-1 booster. When your child weighs heavier (40 pounds and up), the seat can be switched to a backless booster.

• Adjustable. The side wings are width adjustable and the backrest is height adjustable to ensure that when your child grows bigger and taller, he can still fit comfortably in the car seat. This is a total money saver because you don’t need to buy a new car seat every year.

• Side wings. For added comfort and support, they’ve placed side wings for the headrest so that when your child falls asleep, it can hold his head in place. It is also an added feature to protect your child’s head from bumping during accidents or when traversing rough roads.

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