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That's What You Will Need:
One glass vase
Spray primer made especially for glass
Clear acrylic spray paint
Disposable cup filled with water to clean brush
Help your child pick out a clear glass vase, either by choosing from items you may have at... Read all »
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Flip Flop Cake
You Will Need:
one 10 and ¾ ounce pound cake
one cup of your child's favorite ice cream flavor
four ounces whipped topping
red licorice twists
bright colored round candies
graham cracker crumbs
Follow These Steps:
1. Cut the pound cake in half.
2. Using a serrated knife, cut... Read all »
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A toddler should get between three to five servings of vegetables per day, and a serving is about a tablespoon of vegetables times your child's age. So that means your two year old should be getting two tablespoons per serving, which is between six and ten tablespoonfuls per day. Looking at it this way, it seems... Read all »
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The first step is to be sure your child has a quiet, well lit place to do his homework. Set up a desk in a spare room or in a corner of the kitchen and have everything there your child will need. Pens, pencils, calculator, paper and a computer should all be in or on the desk.
Every child should have an assignment... Read all »
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From the start, involve your kids in prepping their school lunch. By bringing their lunch every day, you can control the choices they make and be sure that they are healthy ones. Be sure to pick things they like within your energy and good food guidelines, and they will more apt to eat what you both prepare.... Read all »
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As important as friends are to a teen, unfortunately many teens deal with cliques that ostracize them and even seem to go out of their way to ensure that they don’t have friends and aren’t accepted. Teens without friends can be bullied and may feel as if they have no one that understands or cares about them. If... Read all »
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Ignoring the rumors and gossip can be a good course of action for some. Very often people will soon realize that these are just outright lies, and the person spreading the lies may get a reputation themselves as being someone that simply makes up gossip. It can be difficult to be patient and let rumors die down, but... Read all »
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As always, fruits and vegetables are healthy snacks to send to school with children. Many children might not eat whole fruits or vegetables because they are not the most exciting snacks. There are many ways to send fruits and vegetables in ways that are fun for children.
Tasty Avocado Layer Dip
An avocado layer... Read all »
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So how do you determine what is the best amount for you that allows you to stay on budget? Here are some ideas to figure out the right amount of pocket money to have per week.
Pocket money is the amount left over each week after you have paid all of your necessary expenses, like food, rent or mortgage, utilities,... Read all »
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Sitting in your chair, place your right arm behind your right hip. Twist to the right and hold. Do the same for the left.
Drop your chin and roll to the right and then to the left. Raise your chin and roll to the right and back to the left.
Sitting straight in... Read all »
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Track Your Time
Keep a time diary and write down everything you do and for how long. Make sure you write everything. If you spend three hours on Facebook, write it down. It is important to make sure even the smallest things are kept track of, because you can't manage your time effectively if you don't know... Read all »
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There are a couple simple ways to tell if your child can handle the chores associated with pet care. Does it do its chores without a lot of prompting from you and complaining from it, and does it do them when it is supposed to? Does your child like to pitch in and help around the house without being asked? If you can... Read all »