Spring has arrived! And not a moment too soon. The skies are clear, the sun is shining brightly, even though it is rather chilly, and there are blossoms everywhere you look. Are April showers on the way? That remains to be seen, although more rain would certainly be welcome here in Northern California.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the many varied articles included in this special edition of the Carnival!
Family Cooking & Recipes
Family Crafts & Activities
GP presents Keeping Stable on the Trail Manely Montana posted at Manely Montana, offering “life lessons from keeping stable on the trail.”
Shen-Li Lee presents Early Childhood Education – What is the Montessori Method? posted at Babylicious.
Insurance Toolbox presents Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Projects Gaining in Popularity Because of Recession posted at Fine-Tuned Finances.
freefrombroke presents Is Saving 8 to 12 Months Expenses Even Possible Or Practical? posted at Free From Broke.
Silicon Valley Blogger presents $50 TradeKing Bonus Extended, Zecco Free Stock Trades Update posted at The Digerati Life. Opportunities abound in the markets at this time. A solid online brokerage may be a great place to house your money for the long term.
David presents Capital One No Hassle Miles Rewards Credit Card Review posted at Credit Card Offers IQ.
The Smarter Wallet presents Investing In The Stock Market? Rules To Help You Sleep At Night posted at The Smarter Wallet.
Family Health and Wellness
Aparna presents Bhramari Pranayam posted at Beauty & Personality Grooming, a discussion of the many benefits of yoga breathing which include improved concentration, relief from migraines, reduced stress and hypertension.
Alvaro Fernandez presents Brain Fitness Survey: We Need More Brain Awareness Weeks! posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, a look at the six most noted problems in the brain fitness field.
Madeleine Begun Kane presents Ode To Takeout (Song Parody to be sung to My Favorite Things) posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.
Parenting Tips & Advice
Joe presents GPS Tracking For Teens posted at GPS for Today. Using GPS tracking to monitor your teen’s driving is a very real option for parents these days. Cell phones provide the most ubiquitous source of tracking data, but there are also several other options.
Family Relationships & Self-Improvement
Becca Glouzstein presents Mothering Sunday Inspiration posted at Inspiration for Mothers.com, saying, “March 22nd is Mothering Sunday in the UK. This article is dedicated to all you amazing mothers who carry out the most difficult job in the world every day.”
Naomi presents Prince William’s Sense of Emptiness at the Loss of Diana posted at Diary From England on the occasion of Mother’s Day being celebrated in England.
Modern Parent presents Disney Trip 2009 Day 1: Arriving at Disney/Hollywood Studios posted at Modernparent.org.
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