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Have you watched NBC’s “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge,” “Ultimate Beastmaster” on Netflix or any of those other extreme competition shows that pit men and women against grueling and physically demanding obstacle courses?
In professional sports, especially Major League Baseball, teams are finding themselves flush with cash these days. In many cases, it’s due to new stadiums, advertising, sweet television deals and luxury suites.
We’ve all heard that change is hard.
As I sat inside a courtroom in Warner Robbins, Ga., on the morning of March 8 at the adoption hearing for my 15-month-old grandson, I remembered a line from the movie “The Blind Side” when the Tuohy family asked Michael Oher, who had lived with them a few months, “Would you like to be a member of our family?”
he February meeting of The Compassionate Friends group of Seneca was a picture-perfect success.
Research has demonstrated a 30 million word gap in the number of words heard between children who have few to no books in their home and those children who have many books in their home (B. Hart & Risley, “The Early Catastrophe: The 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3”).