Welcome to the Happy Halloween 2009 Edition of the Carnival of Family Life! We have scared up a wonderful collection of family-focused articles for your enjoyment!
Family Cooking & Recipes
Marjorie presents What’s in Season? posted at Laurel on Health Food. Marjorie believes that “one of the best things about cooking and eating in-season foods is they taste better and they’re at their peak levels of nutrition and freshness. Eating seasonally means you can eat locally (supporting farmers and community-supported agriculture) — your food travels shorter distances from the fields to your plate.”
Family Crafts & Activities
Clare Wood presents Kids Dracula Costume Ideas posted at Dracula Costume.
Mary Ward presents Frankenstein Costume Makeup Ideas posted at Frankenstein Costume.
Dan presents Indulging Your Kids’ Love of Insects, Dinosaurs or Whatever posted at My Dad Blog. Dan writes, “With a child obsessed with insects, we figured we’d indulge his love of critters this summer with various activities and trips – he may not be this enthusiastic about nature forever, so we’re living in the moment!”
Tracy Beach presents Win $1,000! Enter the DreamBox “Dream Big” Video Contest posted at Dreambox Learning.
Csara presents From Where I Stand posted at Baby Talkers, offering thoughts from the mind of a one-year-old.
jose louwes presents Fishing posted at The Orestiada Times.
jose louwes presents Secondary School posted at The Orestiada Times.
driechm presents Be Consistent with Child Discipline or Be in the Doghouse! posted at Engaged Marriage, a true story about a bit of miscommunication between the author and his during a camping trip.
Jennifer Reed presents Odd Behavior in the Home posted at Reed What Matters. “Some very strange things have been going on in the Reed home these last few days,” Jennifer writes. “A few of the children cleaned up without being told, and not just once!” Imagine!
Maria presents Toys and Christmas Lay-by. posted at rusticfuture.com.au.
Manshu presents Retirement planning calculator facts and Retirement Planning Calculator: Some more thoughts posted at OneMint.
Family Health and Wellness
Aparna presents Clean your tongue to avoid bad breath posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming. “The tongue is a haven for bacteria to breed, multiply and attach to teeth and gums,” according to Aparna, “so tongue cleaning is just as important as hand washing to prevent colds, flu, and other ailments.”
Kristia presents A Women’s Health Checklist for Turning 40 posted at Family Balance Sheet.
Aparna presents Skin care tip: Wash your face thoroughly before you exercise posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming. Did you know that it’s far more important to cleanse your face thoroughly before a workout than after?
Parenting Tips & Advice
Kiera presents Pre Weaning Food posted at Baby Book Of Weaning.
Jacquelyn presents Help Your Child to do Well in School posted at Wise Parenting Guide.
NtJS presents The Big Birthday Lesson: A new tradition posted at Not the Jet Set. The author has devised a way to make kids’ birthdays special and educational.
Case Ernsting presents How To Protect Your Infant, Toddler and Child with an Easy Home Safety Checklist posted at Home and Decor, offering some tips on protecting newborns and toddlers at home.
GP presents Simply Sundays posted at Manely Montana.