Category Archives: Family

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Thinking About Having an Elderly Parent Move In?

It seems like the right answer for everyone involved. A parent that can no longer take care of the family home alone, a son or daughter with children of their own that could use a little help with the house and the kids. Combining incomes can perhaps improve everyone's living arrangements. It can be a...
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Earn Money Three Ways from Home Schooling

An increasing number of parents these days are electing home schooling as a way of schooling their children. A lot of these parents find that their children are not acquiring the aid they need for a suitable education because of the flood of students in public schools. A few likewise concerned about the escalating violence...
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Families Need Grandparents

A grandparent is no longer synonymous with the rosy-cheeked grandmother baking apple pies or the old granddad in his rocking chair with his pipe and slippers. They are far more likely these days to be found improving their handicap on the golf course, enjoying a walking holiday, enrolling for an assortment of classes or undertaking...
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Family Life Today: Getting Along with Family Members

Family life today is very much a matter of getting along with other family members. Family relationships are very important, and I'm often asked how to get along with other members of the family. I can't say that I've mastered the family conundrum, but, I have some intuitive insights that may help you to navigate...
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How Early Can I Start Homeschooling?

When my son turned two years old, I was faced with something I wasn't expecting at his young age...a STRONG desire for learning! I know children are inherently curious, but this was different...he was asking about letters, wanted to know more about them and begged me to tell him more! I was suddenly faced with...
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When You Wash The Rice

I heard a great piece of advice recently: When you wash the rice, wash the rice. It is such a simple thing, and yet seems so strange or alien to so many of us. (more…)...
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13 Nature Activities to Do with Your Toddler!

Find adventure and encourage bonding with these easy, outdoor activities designed to connect your tiny explorer with nature. Bring your family together, stimulate awareness and curiosity in your child, and feel the benefits and calming pace offered by the natural world. Each activity can be done with ages 18 months and up. All you need...
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11 Ways to Slow Down for More Joyful Living!

"Life is full of beauty. Notice it." – Ashley Smith We always hear it that life was always easier when we were younger. All we think of was play and have fun. But as we grow older, the same life we have seems to be more complex, problematic, and pressure packed? But how so, when we...
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Is the Handwritten Thank You Note a Lost Art?

When was the last time you received a handwritten thank you note? I venture to say that you can clearly recall the moment. Why is that? Because the thank you note is becoming a lost art and stands out like a neon sign. Read more