Laureen presents All I Needed to Know About P.E. I Learned from Jackie Chan posted at The Life Without School Community Blog.
Mark Montgomery presents Best Value Colleges from Princeton Review: Information You Can Lose posted at Great College Advice, opining that “ratings are titillating and entertaining, but they are no way to pick a college.”
Family Cooking & Recipes
HowToMe presents How To Bake Rusks posted at HowToMe. “Rusks, a double-baked sweet biscuit, are usually dipped in one’s morning coffee, hot tea or hot chocolate before they are eaten, but they can also be enjoyed in their natural state as a snack,” HowToMe writes. “Reportedly, rusks can also be helpful to a teething child.”
Family Crafts and Activities
knittsings presents Free Stitch Design Software For Hand and Machine Knitting posted at knittsings, explaining that “Win_Crea is a wonderful Windows freeware program. With some limitations, this free software gem can be used by all hand and machine knitters, as well as other crafters who rely on a grid layout.”
Raymond presents Best CD Rates For High Yield Certificate Of Deposits posted at Money Blue Book.
The Smarter Wallet presents Family Budget For Frugal Living: Living Cheap Can Be Fun, Too! posted at The Smarter Wallet.
Concerning Kids presents Some Thoughts On Affordable Child Health Insurance posted at Concerning Kids.
Family Health and Wellness
Jacquelyn presents What to Do When Your Child Has Diarrhea? (Part II) posted at WParent.com – Wise Parenting Guide, saying, “Your child normally gets diarrhea unintentionally. As parents, we have to prevent or reduce the occurrence by taking some actions.”
Aparna presents Home remedies for hardened palms posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming, saying, “The skin on the hands is protected with a coating of oil/sebum to keep it moist and prevent dryness. Eczema or hand dermatitis is characterized by cracks, lesions, and fissures which usually start on the tips of the fingers, but sometimes effect the palms, as well.” Aparna offers a hand care routine designed to avoid eczema.
Matthew presents Still a Difference in Gender Accomplishment – Suprised? Why? posted at Fast Medical Information. “I read a new story almost every week,” writes Matthew, “about a study demonstrating that men’s accomplishments still dominate in the workplace, sports attention, education.”
Super Saver presents Improve Safety – Lower Drinking Age and Raise Driving Age posted at My Wealth Builder.
GrrlScientist presents The World’s Most Obedient Dog posted at Living the Scientific Life. “The video is interesting,” the GrrlScientist offers, “but it also is sort of creepy to see a human control an animal’s actions so completely.”
Family Relationships and Self-Improvement
Babs Mountjoy presents (Broken) Home for the holidays posted at Awalkabout’s Weblog. “Sometimes parents have to teach their children about things they hoped never to share — breakups and other family troubles.” Babs believes that “there’s a right way to do it.”
Fathersez presents Continuing a goal set in 2008 – low cost fun filled family picnics posted at Father Sez. “Forging family bonds is important,” Father believes. “Why not make it a goal? Why not schedule time for it? This is what I am doing in my household.”
Emma presents Why kids need family traditions and how to start them posted at Baby-Log. “Family traditions are the “glue” that holds us together,” according to Emma.
dawn presents I’ve Been Thinking About What Suze Orman Said posted at iowahippiechicks talking . . . reflecting on a comment made by Suze Orman and how it relates to today’s multi-generational families.
Parenting Tips and Advice
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