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andrea-alban-gosline's picture
Jul.28.2009
Blessing for the MothersAnticipate the joy of life as a mother. Flourish with the gifts your children bring.Nurture yourself, too, as you care for your loved ones. Show your children the way of wonder. Voice your thoughts in kindness and clarity. Stand tall for your children, family, and community....
lauralee-moss's picture
Jul.24.2009
I struggle to organize my pictures and scrapbooking. I want to give my children a book of memories when they are older. Dcumenting what they do makes me happy and provides a hobby and outlet for me. I know I can't document it all, but I want to write down, record, or photograph most of it. I write...
terry-spear's picture
Jul.14.2009
A few days ago I complimented a system whereby I could ship my laptop back to the company and I shouldn't have procrastinated so long on doing so! Last night, it was returned! The UPS label half ripped off. The laptop not repaired. Just sitting there. Grrr. So the company is sending me a new box...
sandra-m-cottingham's picture
Jun.27.2009
Pair of Surrey educators try to get the lead out By Alex Browne - Peace Arch News Published: June 25, 2009 3:00 PM School days – especially for elementary age children – are not the way many adults remember them. Learning disabilities, declining IQ levels, attention deficit disorder, autism and...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jun.26.2009
I often think of the expression "failure to thrive."  when my boys were babies, it was something that concerned me for about a second, but as they were clearly thriving--fat and sassy and laughing--I let go of worrying about this syndrome.  Now and again, I would sometimes let my mind...
sandra-m-cottingham's picture
Jun.06.2009
Toymaker giant, Mattel and its subsidiary Fisher-Price, has been fined 2.3 million by the United States’ Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for allowing toys containing lead into the United States. This is a clear message to both toymakers and consumers, that the “CPSC is committed to the...
kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
Apr.15.2009
Those of you who read Sam Barry's blog, The Daily Sam undoubtedly know that the man is overly-concerned, perhaps even obsessed, with hunting down and destroying the pigeons who think they own our house. But it's not really the pigeons that are the problem. Sure, they're noisy. Sure, they're stupid...
kirsten-imani-kasai's picture
Feb.12.2009
Just as before, the gestation of my novel ICE SONG, drags on. Here I am practically filled to bursting, pregnant with anticipation and anxious for birthing. Just like the morning-after-delivery moment when you first wake up and realize there is a stranger living in the house, I anticipate the May...
corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Jan.27.2009
The Chinese traditionally consider the number eight to be lucky, while Western culture usually holds the number seven (the number of the days of creation)to bring with it the propensity for luck. If you're a mother expecting seven babies all at once -- septuplets -- and then you get a surprise baby...
kirsten-imani-kasai's picture
Jan.20.2009
Publishing a book is like having a baby. There is a lengthy gestation period, with the author growing increasingly uncomfortable and impatient as the due date nears. Egos, like pregnant body parts, swell and deflate. Well-meaning relatives, friends and acquaintances constantly inquire about the...