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Umbilical Cord – The Miracle Cord That Saves Lives
The umbilical cord is a miracle super highway between mother and baby, but what do we really know about it? First of all the umbilical cord is formed round about the 5th week of fetal development. It consists of two arteries and one vain. It is all wrapped in a…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Choosing A Cross Stitch Pattern
Learning how to pick an easy pattern for a cross stitch project can be simple and fun. There is a huge variety of cross stitching patterns and designs available, whether you are just starting out or are an expert cross-stitcher. From easy cross stitch patterns to the most intricate and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Top 5 Cute Halloween Costumes For Boys
When it comes to boys for costumes it is usually the scary, action costumes that are the most popular and you can guarantee I will do a top 5 here for these themes, but there are parents that do want a cute costume for a little boy and there are…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Feb 21, 2013  
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Cake Decorating Tools - 12 Pc Pattern Press Set
One can never have too many useful cake decorating tools. Each one has its own unique purpose. A wide range of tools is essential in creating your masterpiece. Decorating your own special occasion cake can give you a great sense of accomplishment and can save you money, too. You can…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Aug 22, 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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Herb Gardens In Pots - How To Container Herb Garden
If you’ve ever purchased fresh herbs at the market, you know that they are expensive. Oh sure, you could buy dried herbs, but they don’t taste nearly as wonderful as fresh herbs. Even better are fresh herbs from your own potted herb garden! Growing herbs is a lot easier than…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   May 08, 2011  
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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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Needle Felting With Wool Roving -- An Easy and Fun Way to Be Creative
Needle felting is a new and exciting craft that is quickly growing in popularity. Using wool roving, special barbed felting needles and a piece of foam, one can create all kinds of items. It is easy, fun, and satisfies the creative need in the crafter. It's a great craft to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 24, 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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Catching Some Much Needed Zzzzzzzz’s
You try hard to just sleep, but sleep is just not coming. You are uncomfortable and sleep is eluding you. You might think you may never be able to sleep comfortably again, but rest assured, there is help for you to get your much needed ZZZZZZZZzzz’s. Sleeping like a baby……
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Pregnancy And Medical Conditions Part 2 – Depression
There are many ways to deal and manage with a chronic medical condition together with being pregnant. It may seem like a careful balancing act for you with all the special diets, the exercise, your medical monitoring and all your medications. You have a lot going on in your life,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Pre - eclampsia…what is It?
Even though we feel perfectly healthy, we to tend feel like a whale at times. When we feel bloated and we feel a lot of swelling it might be an indication of a serious problem. This problem is called pre-eclampsia, and it is thought to happen when your placenta is…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Vegetable Gardening Layout Tips - 3 Important Things to Consider
While planting your own vegetable garden might seem like a great idea, most people really do not know where to start. Preparing your layout before you plant will make the job at hand much more pleasurable and assure that your plants grow and thrive - not to mention give you…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   May 08, 2012  
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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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Working With Different And Unusual Cross Stitch Fabrics
There are a variety of different and unusual materials that you can use for your cross stitch projects. These include plastic canvas, perforated paper, waste canvas and silk gauze. Working with Plastic Canvas Plastic canvas opens up the possibility of working three dimensional projects in cross stitch. A relatively recent…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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How to Grow Columbine
Aquilegia, also known as columbine, is an old-fashion favorite that looks great in the garden and makes decorative cut flowers. These hardy, herbaceous evergreen perennials are found in the wild throughout North America, Siberia and other northern temperate regions. The columbine is known for its beautiful, distinctively spurred flowers that…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Feb 22, 2011  
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Ways to Get Pregant
Are you tired of searching google every single day trying to find the best tips to get pregnant? Oh, I absolutely know the feeling. Been there, done that. I know that it could sometimes be too overwhelming to remember and put into actions all those tips, advices and ways to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Sep 22, 2011  
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Looking Forward
Looking Forward Being a widow at age 25 is very challenging. Being single parent of three children ,life is so hard to think about. But i need to look forward for our future. My life in the province is worst than simple . W e dont haveelectricity.We just use a…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Death Dying   Mar 26, 2011  
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Ivf Process Step By Step
Any kind of fertility treatment can seem full of confusing procedures and many couples feel that they are being swept along on a tide over which they have little control.  As with many things, a deeper knowledge can mean less apprehension and understanding the IVF process step by step can…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 08, 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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3 Potty Training Pointers That Really Work
Potty training your child can either be a frustrating or an exciting experience filled with lots of trial and error along the way. But you can rest assured that your child, any child, will be potty trained eventually. You don't see quite a lot of teens running around in diapers,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 30, 2011  
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Rid Pests Organically | Organic Pest Control
The first thing gardeners and home owners turn to when it comes to pests is a spray. The problem with killing bugs is that you can't target which bugs to kill or deter with sprays. Many of the bugs you are killing could be helping ward off other infestations. If…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Jul 20, 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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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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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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When to Start Potty Training
“When should I start potty training my toddler?” This is a question that I’m sure every parent has asked themselves or has asked someone else. There is really not a specific age to start potty training. Some parents have successfully potty trained their toddlers as early as at 18-24 months,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Mar 11, 2011  
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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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Vegetable Organic Gardening
Growing a vegetable organic garden isn't really the hard work that you think it is. In fact,if you do it the right way, it can be a relaxing and enjoyable experience. You'll be able to prepare much healthier meals for your family without really changing your diet. Eating organically grown…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Feb 04, 2011  
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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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Track Your Child
Children are joys to have in your life. They are always up and going and seeking out new adventures. Their imaginations run wild and their dreams are endless. Although they can instill such happiness inside us they can also encase us with anxiety, worries, and apprehension when it comes to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parenting   May 04, 2011  
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