January 2011

Is Your Jogger Stroller Hurting You?

January 30, 2011

I just read a story about a mother named Candice who is an avid jogger and power walker. Naturally she uses a jogging stroller now that her baby is old enough to enjoy the ride. However, Candice began feeling some pain and fatigue in her shoulders and arms upon returning home from her route. Sound […]

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What Flowers Say on Valentine’s Day

January 29, 2011

Flowers are a traditional part of the Valentine’s Day holiday, but sometimes they are not appropriate for the holiday. All flowers have meaning, it may be in their color, or in the variety. The following is a look at what flowers are great for Valentine’s Day, as they have meanings that are appropriate for the […]

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Flying with Young Kids

January 25, 2011

Flying with babies, toddlers, and young children is seen as an enormous challenge by many. There are plenty of families who avoid air travel altogether when their kids are small. But an airplane journey doesn’t have to be torture for the whole family, and everyone else on board. As an international family, air travel is […]

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Parenting Tips to Raise Your Child’s Self-Esteem

January 21, 2011

Parenting is tough, isn’t it? Parenting is perhaps one of the most difficult responsibilities most adults face. That is why the vast majority of parents make mistakes. We can’t blame them though. After all, only psychologists know ALL about parenting. After having graduated with a degree in psychology, I learned that good parenting is a […]

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Open Letter to my Adult Son

January 6, 2011

by Debbie Smith, as told to Susan Perloff Dear Quincy, We’ve talked about this before, Son, and I need to remind you. Please don’t wear hooded shirts and baggy pants any more. Especially not in dark colors. Give your old clothes away, and we’ll get you new ones. If you dress like all the other […]

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Our Only Christmas

January 5, 2011

by Susan Perloff Only once did I celebrate Christmas, and an excelsior phenomenon it was. The phrase “My only Christmas” sounds like the second line of “You are my sunshine,” a warm and wonderful place to be. Want to hear? Years ago, my two young sons and I spend a few days skiing at Greek […]

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