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3 Sites of Natural Beauty to See While Visiting Emerald Downs

Nestled in the Central Cascades area of Auburn, Washington, is a popular entertainment destination known as Emerald Downs. Emerald Downs is a fantastic combination of casino, clubhouse, music performances, race track, and restaurants, all rolled into one giant venue. If you’re lucky enough to visit Emerald Downs, be sure to allow enough time during your stay to explore the natural beauty of the area. The Central Cascades region is best known for picturesque mountains and crystal clear lakes. These are three sites of natural beauty to see while visiting. SurpriseRead More

What to Do as Part of Your Indianapolis 500 Vacation

Indianapolis, Indiana, is home to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the world’s largest single-day sporting event: the Indianapolis 500, better known as the Indy 500. Visitors and residents alike gather in masses for this event, but if you’re new to the Indy 500 experience, then you’ll want to plan your day well. Discover a list of four things you can do while in town for the races. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum This museum is about 5 miles from downtown Indianapolis. If you’re a fan of history and auto racing, thenRead More

4 Things for Families to See While in Long Beach

Long Beach is filled with family-friendly activities for your trip to southern California. Bask in the famed sunshine while indulging in the top attractions. Be sure to pack a hat, bottled water, and plenty of sunscreen. Discover info on these four things for your family to see while in Long Beach. Gondola Getaway Take your family to Europe without ever leaving America. A gondola ride around Naples Island is a special treat for all. The Gondola Getaway provides authentic Venetian gondolas that you can use to navigate the area’s waterways.Read More

Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy a Bloomington Getaway With Your Dog

Bloomington is the ideal destination for a getaway with your pet. However, whether you’re just in the city for a day or spending some additional time here, traveling with a pet requires an extra layer of planning than you might be used to. Take note of these four things people should know before vacationing in this Minnesota city with their dog. Pick Your Lodging Carefully Picking a place to stay in Bloomington is a bit more involved than just finding a pet-friendly hotel. Note that establishments often add a petRead More

Perfect Timing When to Visit Seattle

Unfortunately, Seattle’s weather has a bad reputation. It rains in Seattle. A lot. Seattle’s number of rainy and cloudy days outnumber all the rainy East Coast cities like Boston, Atlanta, or New York City. Most of the rainfall in Seattle happens between October and April, so travelers visiting in the summer might not get hit with any rain at all. Read on to learn more about Seattle’s seasons and what to expect weather-wise whenever you plan to visit. Winter During the winter months, you’ll find the cheapest hotel deals. But, it’s not theRead More

Math Skills Are A Foundation of Education

Good math skills are essential for a productive education. Elementary-age children will need to master basic math skills so that they can continue on to more advanced math classes in high school and college. Here are some simple tips to help your child gain math skills. –Be sure that your child has an understanding of the concepts. If there is no true understanding of how math works, it is just memorization on the part of the child. For example have them add and subtract building blocks as a visualization exercise.Read More

The First Day of Your Child’s Education: How To Help Make It Stress Free

Your child is getting ready to enter pre-school. You and your child might be filled with a sense of excitement along with a little fear. As a parent you already realize the benefits of your child attending a preschool Your little one will get to socialize with his or her peers and learn some life skills such as taking turns and sharing. This is also a great way to prepare them for future educational experiences. But how do you help sooth and ease the fears that your child may beRead More

Tips To Help With Homework

If parents are involved with their children’s schoolwork, the child will reach a high level of success, according to studies. A very important way to obtain this involvement is to assist in your student’s homework. Not only will it help your child’s education and schoolwork, but it will raise his or her self-esteem. One important factor of assisting in your child’s homework is to find out if it is at the appropriate levels. For instance, the homework should reflect if the child is doing less than stellar or even belowRead More

New Research for Athletic Training

Research by scientists studying sports has shown that there are periods in young people that with proper training can be maximized. These studies have also show that it can take between eight and 12 years to get to the status of an elite athlete. This has led to a program called Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD). This model helps coaches, trainers, parents and athletes to pinpoint appropriate training for the states of the athlete’s development. Interesting, this model shows that age is not a basis on which to bases development models.Read More

Fighting Procrastination

Success as a student can be undermined by procrastination. Procrastination can either be a habit, or simply just avoidance of something you don’t want to do. Students should identify which type of procrastination they are experiencing. A very important aspect to overcome procrastination is to develop time management skills. Divide your homework assignments and projects into small, easy to manage sections. Then set about doing one at a time. Do not make them to hard to accomplish or too large that you become frustrated. When you accomplish each task, youRead More