March 2014

A Boy and His Shopping Cart

A quirky blog devoted to a young boy and his insanely adorable obsession with his plastic shopping cart. Along with occasional parenting anecdotes this blog is designed to show that kids are full of unexpected and atypical surprises, and that we should nurture and encourage them.

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How Can Nurses Help You Quit Smoking?

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Do you know that there is no such thing as a safe cigarette or a safe level of smoking? Many smokers deceive themselves into thinking that smoking less won’t harm them. However, the best bet remains the same – it is to quit smoking ASAP. You must have heard countless times that smoking is bad […]

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9 Ways to Boost Self-worth and Dump Loneliness

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Psst….over here. I want to tell you something…… I see you. I see you standing there by yourself in a room full of people yet you seem so far away but I see you…. You have people in your life that love you with full hearts but you feel empty. You have great work colleagues […]

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Children Want To Be A Hero

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We learned the hard way, our heart-shaped pond held children’s attention – and real danger. My father built a rock-lined, heart-shaped goldfish pond for my mother in the back yard. The pond measured five feet at its widest point and was all of four feet deep. That pond and I are the same age and […]

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Jolly K.’s Courageous Contribution

Who is Jolly K. and why does she matter? Born in the late 1940s, Jolly K. was placed in the first foster care home as a young child. From there she would continue to endure physical and sexual abuse until she ran away for the last time as a teenager. To support herself, she began […]

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