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Peer Pressure: To "Play Group" Or Not To "Play Group"
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Peer Pressure: To “Play Group” Or Not To “Play Group”

For new moms out there who are wondering if playgroups may be the best way for their toddlers to learn to share, sharing may not be the only thing they learn. According to a recent study that involved observing the behavior of human toddlers and chimpanzees, a simple exercise uncovered the survival instinct to conform […]

Eat Dessert First…It’s Never Tomorrow
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Eat Dessert First…It’s Never Tomorrow

One of the few philosophies I choose to live by is to “eat dessert first.” People often express that life is short and therefore one should seize the day. However I do not agree with the mentality that life is short, but rather uncertain. A person never knows what their future holds. As a result […]

Social Media’s Affect on Millennial Generation
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Social Media’s Affect on Millennial Generation

Generation Y or the Millennial Generation includes anyone born from 1983 to 2004. However, those of us born after 1990 are in many ways a generation of our own. We are a generation of technology. The Internet, cellular phones and gaming systems were all created before we were born. Therefore, we were raised in a […]

The Death of Trayvon Martin and the Shame of American Justice……(Commentary by Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, Owner, NYTrend)
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The Death of Trayvon Martin and the Shame of American Justice……(Commentary by Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, Owner, NYTrend)

Think of the shame we have brought down upon us by airing our dirty laundry for the entire world to see. Land of the free, home of the brave, freedom and justice for all. Do these words still apply after the verdict by a jury of six-women:  five white, one Hispanic- who concluded that on […]