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Identifying learning disabilities

Identifying learning disabilities

The spectrum of learning disabilities is wide, and it's important to identify which particular one may be affecting your child so the proper treatment can be administered. Conditions that may impact learning range from autism to Asperger's to ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) and many ... Read More

Model: Kaylee Alcock The ABCs of raising safe and healthy kids — part 2
Here is part two of a shortened version of an ABC list for raising healthy children, provided by the ... Read More

Give me Liberty Give me Liberty...
These Liberty Academy at the Priory students found the Observer's Learning Corner publication quite ... Read More

Meet Kaylee Timeless SHOTS
Meet Kaylee Bright-eyed Kaylee Alcock says hi! Look who’s walking now! Say hello to new wal ... Read More

9 men to date before you marry

BY DONNA HUSSEY-WHYTE All Woman writer | Monday, April 14, 2014    

MANY experts believe that before you can identify 'Mr Right' you have to first know who 'Mr Wrong' is, as this will help you know exactly what you want when you finally decide to settle down. This experimenting should also help you to enjoy your marriage without looking back at what could have been with someone else. "We are not saying that women should sleep with all of these men, we are saying you should go out with them and get to know the type of person who comes with a certain package," sa ... Read More

Christal-Ann Thompson Richards - Jill of all trades

By NADINE WILSON All Woman writer | Monday, April 14, 2014    

AT 13 years old Christal-Ann Thompson Richards embarked on a journey to unearth her talent after a particularly moving family devotion where her mom spoke about the importance of using one's gifts. Little did the teen know that everything she did from that day onwards would become an entrepreneurial undertaking. Now 27, Thompson Richards does photography, paints, writes books, manufactures haircare products, produces videos, plans events, and for the past two years has been operating a pastry b ... Read More

Men confess: Do you use enhancers to better your sex life?

Monday, April 14, 2014    

NO man wants to fail in the performance department and as a result some men have gone to great lengths to ensure that they get the job done and get it done right. Jamaican men have for years turned to things like 'Chiney brush', 'stone', 'horse tonic' and 'Spanish fly' to ensure that they not only perform well, but go the extra mile and a half. Some readily admit to it, for others it's information they keep on the down low. This week we hear the truth about usage from the men themselves. Hug ... Read More

Grand-aunt wants help with child care

By Margarette Macaulay | Monday, April 14, 2014    

Dear Mrs Macaulay, I am the grand-aunt of a 10 year old child. Both parents are alive; her mother is my niece. I have had her living with me since she was approximately seven months old. I do not have legal guardianship of her. Before she was born, her father denied paternity and refused to stand by her mother. I stepped in and did what I could to help her mother. After she was born, her father's family convinced him that she was his. Her mother is not employed presently. Her father is a polic ... Read More

Autism awareness

By Sara Francis | Monday, April 14, 2014    

Lekota Francis shares a kiss with his young son Amari, while his wife Sara looks on. (Photos: Karl McLarty)

APRIL is World Autism Awareness Month, and there have been various activities throughout the month geared at building awareness. According to Dr Andrea Garbutt, developmental paediatrician, autism is a developmental disability and can be described as a condition where an individual experiences difficulties with communication and social interaction coupled with the presence of unusual behaviours. Persons may demonstrate varied manifestations but a diagnosis is given only when these challenges ar ... Read More

Daddy issues

With Wayne Powell MA Counselling Psychology Relationship Counsellor | Monday, April 14, 2014    

Liquid Gold model

Dear Counsellor, I have a problem with my father. He left me when I was a little girl and came back into my life when I was 22 years old. He has a family, and he is forcing me to get close to his family, whom I do not know. I have never been introduced by him to his family, and I do not feel close to them at all. He has accused me of treating his family like dirt even though we have no interaction at all. He told me that I have something to fix all by myself. How do you think I should handle t ... Read More

Birth control and you - The implant

Monday, April 14, 2014    

IF you are searching for a birth control method that is inconspicuous, long- lasting and effective, then you might want to consider getting an implant inserted to prevent pregnancy. The birth control implant is a small plastic rod, the size of a matchstick, that is placed under the skin of your upper arm. It is considered to be 99 per cent effective at preventing pregnancy, and is perfect for those women who might not be able to use other available contraceptive options for various reasons. The ... Read More

Vows - Straight To The Heart

Monday, April 14, 2014    

Newly-weds Brain and Candice Kong share an
intimate moment. Devon Shaw for Jamaicaweddingphotos.com (Courtesy of Petals & Promises)

It was a deliberately slow, but rewarding, march towards love for Brian Kong and Candice Newman. The lovebirds, who tied the knot last month in a beautiful wedding ceremony at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel's Starlight Terrace, however finally found their destiny in each other. "Brian and I met over the telephone in late-2010, through my place of employment at the time. At that time he was residing in the Cayman Islands," Candice shared with Vows. "He was conducting business at my organisation ... Read More

AW Poll Results - No experimenting!

Monday, April 14, 2014    

Liquid Gold models Travis and Vannassa.

Would you have sex with another man/woman at the request of your partner? 84.4% of you said No Read More

Samantha Clarke - On a mission

By NADINE WILSON All Woman writer | Monday, April 14, 2014    

CLARKE… I have always enjoyed working with other people

SPRING break is generally a period when many Jamaica-born college students studying abroad return to the island to party and have a good time, but for Samantha Clarke, her time will be best spent providing medical care to low-income residents in an impoverished community in West Virgina. Clarke had worked as a patient care assistant in Jamaica prior to migrating to the US, and has since received her licensed practical nurse degree at the New York-based Monroe College, where she is now enrolle ... Read More



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