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5/18-We started our Facebook page first and was thrilled to have one. A couple of weeks ago, when there was that issue with the heartbleed virus, we changed some settings and have had problems everyday since then with our page. So, now we're having fun tweeting away @ daily@14suggestions. We should be close to 100 now. We try to tweet articles we find on the internet everyday that help parents
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9/27-Aren't you glad it's officially fall? There's plenty to discuss with the change of season. What calendar do Orthodox Jewish families follow? What foods are Kosher and when are they eaten?
9/30-A special thanks to everyone who has shared a response to our blog. We do read the comments and post them regularly. We do receive remarks from all around the world and some comments have to be translated.
October is- National Fire Prevention Month-recognized specifically between 10/05-10/11-dc.about.com
fire prevention resources for teachers are available at-www.apples4teachers.com
Before you digging your yard up-check out the safety level for your area-811.org-www.811.org
esfi.org-fire prevention and home safety tips are listed
californiarocks.com=weigh your earthquake insurance options
10/11-CNN-opinion-What to Tell Your Kid About Christopher Columbus- by David Perry
10/13-It's dark by 7:00 pm. I need to adjust.
10/16/14-Schools in the state of California will practicing safety measures for a possible earthquake. The practice drill is called the Great Shakeout.
10/22-It doesn't feel like fall.
10/23-The Griffith Observatory is hosting special events because of today's eclipse.
More safety concerns:
It is time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monioxide devices
Energency Services in California is advising parents and swimmer to be aware of water dangers throughout the balance of the year-the local news reported that there have been approximately 73 drowning calls this year. Almost half ended in deaths.
Fall Time Change-Time changes on 11/2/14
MONTHLY ONLINE RESOURCES:
9/20-September is Aware of Deafness Month- the city of Riverside's main library in downtown Riverside had activity flyers at the front desk this weekend and other items supporting awareness-There are community events planned through this week promoting the awareness of the matter
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
believeinlandempire.com-Stater Bros-Believe Walk-This week until 9/30-the chain is selling special bundles of bottle water to support the fight
Avon has special merchandise available for purchase to support the cause
American Academy of Pediatrics-aap.org
A. the Pediatric Academy has outlined a schedule for combating 14 harmful and potentially deadly diseases
American Academy of Family Physician-aafp.org
crestprohealth.com- Crest Products
Ebola Coverage-beyond the local news-
1. www.forbes.com-Ebola Came to America ....
2.www,businessweek.com-Ebola in America....
SOMETHING EXTRA-helping others before the holidays hit-
If you're wanting or needing info. about Snap Benefits, call 1800-221-5689-There was a sign posted on a Big Lots info board-We know they offer assistance to low income families.
If you're thinking about helping others through the holidays, the Fred Jordan Mission does a lot to serve the homeless community-fjm.org
Pasadena-The city of Pasadena has orange change collecting meters around the city -the money will be used to help the homeless
MAKINGHOMEAFFORDABLE.GOV/riversideCA-1-888-995-HOPE(4673)-July 22, 2014-Riverside Convention Center-Workshop for mortgage assistance