A Career As a Cosmetologist (Essential Careers)
Examines the career of cosmetologist, including the education requirements, types of jobs in the industry, and how to get hired.
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
Fingerlings were one of the hottest toys last holiday season. In fact, they were so popular that Fingerlings Minis and even Fingerlings keychains soon followed. But this year, Fingerlings HUGS are at the top of every kid's wish list and one of the best Christmas toys of 2018. The adorable interactive plushies feature long arms that can wrap around your kid for a cuddle, and they also give kisses, giggle, repeat after your child and — whoops! — pass gas. The collection includes animals such as a unicorn and sloth, but we have to say that Fingerlings monkeys Boris and Bella might just be the cutest toys ever. While you'll likely find sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on these cute critters on toy store shelves across the country, there are even better deals — and exclusive animals! — available online at Amazon, Walmart and Target now. So, stop arguing with your little one about whether they're getting a real puppy or kitten, and tell them Santa might just deliver a monkey, sloth or unicorn pal instead! Shop the Fingerlings collection below.
Your kids will love this wearable tech, and you'll love that they're able to build healthier habits with these fun fitness and activity trackers.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
Having trouble picking out toys that your kids will love and you can feel good about buying? Let us help you with this guide to our favorite natural, sustainable, environmentally friendly toys.
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
Choose the best kids toys, from classic brands such as Nerf, Nintendo and LEGO, to new favorites like Hatchimals and Fingerlings, for all your Christmas toy shopping — and keep an eye out for major markdowns during Amazon's Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Here are some of the top toys on our wishlist.
Declutter the playroom or living room with our favorite modern toy boxes that can store it all.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
The poky little puppy in the Golden Books Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas will impress your little one for sure. It contains a...n interesting story about a little puppy that helps his little animal friend to find his way back to home. read more
Hatchimals Sticker Stories
A beloved story about a classic character, newly available in board book!Corduroy the teddy bear slips out very early one morning ...to get a birthday present for Lisa. He spies what he thinks is a yellow balloon up in the sky and goes chasing after it, thinking that would be perfect for her. But when the sun rises, the "balloon" disappears. And now Corduroy is lost. Can he reuinte with his best friend and find her the perfect birthday present?Written in the whimsical style of Don Freeman and illustrated in the exact scratchboard technique he used to create Corduroy and A Pocket for Corduroy, Corduroy Lost and Found will delight even Corduroy's very youngest fans. This board book edition is publishing just in time for the 50th anniversary of Corduroy's original publication! read more
Penny Parker starred in a series of 17 books written by Mildred A. Wirt Benson and published from 1939 through 1947. Penny was a h...igh school sleuth who also occasionally moonlighted as a reporter for her father's newspaper. Benson favored Penny Parker over all the other books she wrote, including Nancy Drew. Her obituary quoted her as saying, "I always thought Penny Parker was a better Nancy Drew than Nancy is," Mrs. Benson said in 1993. read more
Describes the career paths available for first responders, including emergency medical technicians, search-and-rescue operators, a...nd task force members, and describes the education and training required for each position. read more
Describes the career path of a dental hygienist, including the education and training required for the job, possibilities of advan...cement in the field, and the social, technological, and economical impact hygienists make on the world. read more
A CAREER AS A FASHION DESIGNER begins in your imagination. Are you a person who looks at clothing, shoes and hats as they pass by ...and imagine another way that they might have been made to look, a different color, perhaps, or another fabric choice, or a ch read more
It can hardly be overstated how important keeping the power running safely is to our health, economy, and general well-being. Stud...ents fascinated by STEM topics who have considered working as an electrician will find this book an indispensable primer. Vetted, government-sourced job statistics and outlook, handy tips on looking for and landing a position, lively images, and step-by-step guidance will give students eager to embrace a career as an electrician great insight into one of the most respected and useful trades. read more
People holding HVAC jobs are concerned with climate-control systems that keep individuals warm in the winter, cool in the summer, ...and breathing the freshest air possible year-round. Those who enjoy working with their hands and solving problems can find a challenging position in the HVAC industry. Whether it is as an installer, mechanic, master technician, drafter, design engineer, or refrigeration maintenance technician, readers learn that if they choose to work in these jobs they will have salaries, compensation packages, and other benefits that are among the highest and best in the construction trades. Students will discover that they can jump-start a career in high school and are offered an in-depth look at how to acquire the pertinent skills, knowledge, apprenticeships, certifications, and employment in a field that is always in need of well-trained, enthusiastic workers. It also provides an overview of education options, including distance learning, community colleges, and vo-tech schools and an interview with an HVAC engineer. read more
A career as a veterinarians an exciting one! But do you really know what it takes to become one? This book takes you inside the ca...reer and shows you the day and the life of a veterinarian. Inside you'll learn what they do, what training is required, what the future holds, and how you can become one! read more
Readers who wish for a career in professional sports, but lack the athletic ability to go pro can consider a role as a sports agen...t. This extensive overview of this occupation includes dramatic examples of what sports agents do, as well as the personal skills and education required for the job. Readers also get tips on how to begin to prepare through classes and extracurricular activities they can participate in before they graduate from high school. This captivating guide gives readers a look at a potential career on the business side of spectator sports. read more
Buried within the walls and beneath any home, apartment building, office complex, school, or other structure is a complex world of... pipes and other systems that make modern life possible. This book introduces, describes, and distinguishes the three related but distinct occupations of plumber, pipefitter, and steamfitter. It provides invaluable guidance on how to follow a path to these jobs. From taking the right classes in high school early on, through trade school, to entry-level apprenticeships, this useful and informative work is a must for anyone interested in three trades that are critical to our collective health, sanitation, and comfort. read more
The nation's airfields and airports fulfill a crucial role, helping people and products alike get to their destinations. Behind th...e thousands of flights successfully carried out daily are key employees, such as mechanics and service technicians. Young readers will benefit from this book's methodical approach to finding a job in this invaluable and rewarding career sector. The sky is the limit, as it guides eager novices from the necessary STEM subjects they should expect to encounter, through the ins and outs of picking technical schools, as well as the expected trajectory they will take from entry-level positions through to the higher echelons of these skilled trades. read more
Environmental engineers use chemistry, biology, and other sciences to mitigate the impact of human activities on the environment. ...Those who work as environmental engineers are in high demand wherever pollution is a problem. What the job entails, what it pays, and future prospects for environmental engineers are discussed along with insights from industry insiders. read more
Opportunities abound in the rapidly growing field of biotechnology, where leading-edge science contributes to new and developing m...ethods of medical therapies and patient care. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at biotech jobs ranging from pharmaceutical engineer to food scientist to genetic counselor. read more
Little Ladies, Little Gents Children's Book Series is designed to promote early literacy in young children as well as provide "tra...ditional education for the modern day student" read more
Employment in the information technology field is expected to grow 25 percent in the next decadefour times faster than average. An...yone with a talent for tech can write their own ticket in a field where there is a chronic shortage of skilled workers and unemployment is near zero. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at IT jobs ranging from web developer to data administrator to information security analyst. read more
Six open mouth 9" hand puppets depict multi-ethnic men and women in non-sexist career roles. Each has a soft stuffed head with emb...roidered facial features, yarn hair and permanently attached clothing.Six open mouth 9" hand puppets depict multi-ethnic men and women in non-sexist career roles. Each has a soft stuffed head with embroidered facial features, yarn hair and permanently attached clothing.UNSPSC Code : 60141400Quantity Per Set : 6Country of Origin : USAUPC code : 010629003191Recommended Ages : 2 years and upBrand : Creative MindsAfter School Advantage : Dramatic PlayEd Supplies & Early Childhood : Dramatic Play : Puppets read more
Presents an overview of jobs in the hospital and home health fields, covering job duties, requirements for starting out, an outloo...k for the future, and sources for additional information. read more
Career puppetsSet of six multi-cultural career puppetsMachine washable, dryableAges: 3 yrs +12 in. L x 9 in. W x 2 in. H (0.5 lbs)... read more
Meet the Professionals! These character puppets do important jobs throughout the community and theyre ready and willing to answer ...all your burning questions! Their detailed attire and moving mou- SKU: ZX9EDRE39242 read more
Dream big with Barbie career dolls - each doll wears a professionally themed outfit and comes with an accessory to expand play! Ba...rbie tennis player doll can compete for the championship in this colorful tennis dress and pink sneakers. A tennis racquet... read more
3 years & up. Dress up like a cook and explore cooking up pretend meals for you friends. The easy slip-on design and back hook and... loop closures makes this prefect for home or preschool. Features a black and white design with printed kitchen themed... read more
Focuses on specific job opportunities in fiber optics including careers in the major areas of engineering, consulting, sales, and ...maintenance and installation read more