Why The Baby Signs® Program Is So Popular
The Baby Signs® program has been around for over 25 years and it is easy to see why it is so popular for both babies…
Ball Of Confusion
The Family of today is found to be still in existence, however in a state of confusion. In my own opinion I feel as…
Festival Of Lights - East Peoria Illinois
The City of East Peoria is located in Central Illinois on the east side of the Illinois River. It's original settlers…
Top 5 Funny Couples Halloween Costumes Ideas
When you go out at Halloween or to any fancy dress party over the year as a couple, you seek to get the maximum fun…
Is Facebook Dangerous for Teenagers?
Facebook is a social networking site with more than 845 million active users. When Facebook was first launched you…
Handspinning Equipment: What I Need to Make My
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Cross Stitch Needles
One of the essential pieces of equipment that should be in a cross stitcher's tool kit is the correct needle. Tapestry needles are ideal for cross stitch. Tapestry needles are excellent for cross stitching because they can be passed easily and smoothly through the holes in the cloth, without going…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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When Can I Get Pregnant?
“When can I get pregnant?” If you are a woman, you may have asked yourself this same question thousands of times. The truth is, most women are born with a natural desire to have babies. It may not become apparent until you meet your mate, possibly get married, have sex,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Feb 14, 2011  
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Tips for Brushing Babys Teeth! How to Keep Your Babys Teeth Healthy!
Healthy Teeth make for a great smile! The key to healthy teeth is having a good routine in place for brushing your baby’s new teeth. How do you come up with a good routine? Keep it simple and make it fun! Keeping your baby’s teeth and mouth healthy starts right…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jul 26, 2011  
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Framing Cross Stitch
The way in which a cross stitch design is framed can greatly affect the end result and appearance. Mounting framing by a professional can be expensive, particularly if you want something that is a little different. When choosing a frame for a particular project, select the largest moulding you can…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Future Hurdles With Your Precious Premature Baby
You and your premature baby has overcome a massive challenge in the past weeks or months with getting well and strong enough to go home. Then as time passes by, you start to notice a few difficulties; some may be long term, and some only short term. These include like…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Pregnancy Discomforts And How To Deal With Them
Pregnancy is a wonderful time in a woman's life. Albeit that, there are discomforts that dot this journey to motherhood. Whether it's you, your partner, your daughter, your sister, friend or even surrogate who is pregnant, there are tips for everyone to help in easing these pregnancy discomforts. Morning sickness,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   May 31, 2011  
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Organic Ant Control for Your Vegetable Garden
Ants can be a nasty pest to have in your vegetable garden. This article outlines how you can use organic ant control in your vegetable garden. A good organic garden should rarely need pest control. Balanced gardens have checks in place to prevent an infestation from occurring. Nature, weather, and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Jul 10, 2011  
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Caesarean Sections – What Can You Expect?
I will go into great detail about all the ins, the outs, the pros and the cons where caesarean sections are concerned. This is a major surgical procedure. Another name for a C-section is a normal birth bypass, although they can be lifesaving in case there are complications during birth…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Tim Burton Movie Halloween Costumes Ideas
Out of the wide range of choices and options we have for Halloween costumes from the most popular such as Shrek, Toy Story and Alice in Wonderland I have to say my personal favourite types are, the costumes you can get from Tim Burton's Movies. I am a huge Burton…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Feb 21, 2013  
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Foods to Help You Conceive Naturally - the B6 Connection
If you are planning to start a family, then patience is a virtue! It's so easy to assume that once contraception is stopped, then a pregnancy will happen quickly. We spend a lot of our adult lives trying to avoid pregnancy and are naturally incredulous when it doesn't happen right…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 16, 2011  
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Beat the Winter Bugs Without Drugs While You Are Pregnant
The winter wonderland can be a wonderful and an awful time. You can survive this time by staying clear of medications. Here are a few tips on how to beat the winder bugs. Normally the flu is not fun, and when you are pregnant this is the worst thing that…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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How to Dress Up Your Cups And Other Crockery
Why not make your regular coffee more enjoyable than ever by adding easy, yet personal effects to your favourite cups. Rather than attending expensive learn to paint crockery classes to decorate your mugs and even other crockery, try using paints and permanent markers that you already have at home. Finish…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas - Fog Machine
Need a fog machine for your Halloween decor this year? You can find fog machines for sale online for reasonable prices just about anywhere. Most people will agree that there is nothing more spooky than having a layer of fog floating around your yard on Halloween. Fog machines, mixed with…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Holidays   Sep 07, 2011  
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Saint Patricks Day Costumes- Cool Alternative Options
Saint Patrick's Day is just creeping around the corner and as I write this article in Ireland, I can feel the buzz around this town already gearing up. Saint Paddies day is an exciting time in Ireland, and of-course in other places around the world as celebrations explode all over…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Holidays   Mar 08, 2011  
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How to Build Raised Bed Gardens – The Straw Bale Garden Method
I recently discovered a new way to vegetable garden using raised beds - the straw bale garden method. A straw bale garden is such a simple concept that it almost seems too good to be true. Not only is it easy to set up, but it is also super easy…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   May 13, 2011  
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Make Duct Tape Crafts with Your Kids
There is no doubt that kids absolutely love to make crafts. Many adults do too. There is something very satisfying about creating something unique, useful and cool looking out of something that looks very boring to begin with. That is exactly what happens when you make duct tape crafts. Once…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   May 19, 2011  
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A Small Metal Detector: One Way to Protect Your Child From Summer Learning Loss
A small metal detector may be your answer to help protect your child from summer learning loss. During the summer months, children need to stay engaged in educational activities. As a teacher, I have first-hand experience with summer learning loss. On average, it is a fact that teachers have to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jun 23, 2011  
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The Disrespectful Teenager
Almost as soon as children learn to talk, they also start to "talk back". Once a toddler has learned the meaning of the word "no" from his parent, he quickly figures out how to use the word "no" himself. "Time to pick up your blocks, Tommy!" says Tommy's father to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parenting   Mar 20, 2011  
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Morning Sickness
The severity of morning sickness during pregnancy depends on the woman. It will be different for everyone. Many women suffer tremendously, while others suffer only in a minimal sense and go through it rather quickly. But to back up a step, what exactly is morning sickness? Morning sickness is the…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Feb 27, 2011  
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What Do You Buy? Crib Or Playpen
What to Buy? Crib or Playpen? Being first time parents, you will encounter a lot of problems and challenges. One of the most common if not the most common issue is whether to buy a crib or playpen.  So are you confused? crib or playpen?  Each has its own advantages…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Baby Boomer   Sep 22, 2011  
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What is A Normal Weight Gain During Pregnancy?
What’s really a normal weight gain during pregnancy? There is so much conflicting information out there, and normal weight gain in the United States can be so very different than what is expected in other countries. For example, my doctor told me that I should gain anywhere from 25 –…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Aug 19, 2011  
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Never Organize Your Home Guide
As I look around my house I wonder how much of it needs to be organized or is it ok just the way it is. You may ask yourself that very same question, since you basically know where everything is why be bothered with all the extra work of some…
By:  in  Home and Family   Mar 11, 2011  
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Taking Care Of Your Teeth During Pregnancy
Let’s have some teeth talk. By now you know that you and an increased amount of blood and hormones surging through your body when you are pregnant. This has an effect on your organs and soft tissue areas, including your mouth and your gums. These become softer, more swollen and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Cross Stitch Equipment
When organising the equipment you need for counted, as well as stamped, cross stitch, there are a number of essential items that are required. Buy the best quality you can afford, treat your investment with care and it should last for many years. Tapestry Needles Use a blunt tapestry needle…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 28, 2014  
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Home Made Laundry Detergent
So we have all this hype about the home made laundry detergent but let's look at some facts! I want to discuss the reasons why anyone would want to do this and then shed some light on a very important concept. So buckle your seat belts while we bring a…
By:  in  Home and Family   Jun 28, 2011  
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Preparing For IVF Treatment
Preparing for IVF treatment should ideally begin as soon as you have made the decision to undergo the procedure. There is much which can be done to improve the success rates by making simple dietary and lifestyle modifications and the optimum time to begin this is around 6 months beforehand.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 19, 2011  
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Homeopathic Teething Remedies for Babies
Getting new teeth is painful! It can be hard to know how to help your teething baby. My daughter was an absolute wreck when she was teething! As we both began to lose more and more sleep, I started to wonder where my sweet little girl had gone. With a…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jul 05, 2011  
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Cyber-bullying, Cyber-stalking, Cyber-harassment and Pornography
Discussion on the dangers of internet usage and the threat of cyber-bullying, cyber-stalking and harassment of children.
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parenting   Feb 01, 2011  
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BPA Free Baby Teethers! Choosing The Right Teething Toys For Your Baby!
So many teethers, so little time! How do I choose the best baby teethers for my baby? Watch your baby play, what toys do they like, do they have a few that they just love? With so many options available, you should be able to find a teething toy that…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jul 20, 2011  
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Cope With Labor – Breathe In… Breathe Out…
I am writing this today because this is something I really needed to do when I was in labor. I did not know all about the breathing to cope with labor, it is really simple and powerful. Apparently this is one of the most profound ways to manage your labor.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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