Category Archives: Family

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Finding Happiness

Here are some random things (in no particular order) that may help one to find Happiness. Remember happiness is a state of mind, and life is way to short to be upset, stressed, or depressed all of the time. Give these things a try...and if some of them come off as funny or a little...
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25 Surefire Ways to Jumpstart Your Life

Have you ever had that nagging feeling that there was something “missing” in your life or career? Maybe you’ve felt that your life or career could be more fulfilling or satisfying. Or, perhaps, there’s simply a certain palpable sense of dissatisfaction with the way things are now. Read more

Top Ten Tips to Get your Baby Sleeping Better

Having a new baby is an incredibly exciting time, but it can also be filled with a great deal of anxiety. One major source of that anxiety is if you have a baby who isn't sleeping well. Sleep deprivation will quickly wear you down, and your baby will be exhausted and irritable as well. When...
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The Love and The Lure of Nature Walking

Did you know that in the days of your great-grandparents the inclusion of nature instruction in school was a serious concern? Many of you have read a bit of Charlotte Mason’s books or A Girl of the Limberlost or Freckles. Some of you even own Anna Comstock’s Handbook of Nature Study, though for many of...
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How to Read Hands to Improve Your Relationships

About Your Hands Your hands are marvelous, indispensable tools used for both survival and pleasure. Hands are like antennas extending from your body that both send and receive information about the physical world around you. Each hand has 48 named nerves and hundreds of smaller branches that provide an intimate connection between the outside world and...
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Who’s in Charge Anyways?

It’s not uncommon to find parents and grandparents living together with everyone minding the young. In fact, by many cultures, this is a very normal situation that works well for everyone. It tends to work best when everyone knows his or her place and it is clear who is responsible for what. Read more

Old-Fashioned Ways to Inspire Children

Walk through any toy store and you will see walls and walls of toys that are loud -- toys that require batteries, have flashing lights, or that look like your child's favorite movie character. What is there for parents who want to raise children with imagination and curiosity? I'll tell you what we do. We...
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Four Secrets to Bring More Joy Into Your Life

1. How Scents Can Encourage a Good Mood

Essential oils are one of the most versatile ways to create the life and mood you truly desire. Whether you use them in diffusion, massage, inhalation (even with just a few drops in the palms of your hands), or bath, essential oils will help enhance happiness and amusement. Here's...
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