Monthly Archives: September 2010

How to Make Basic Homemade Pudding for Any Occasion

Try Homemade Chocolate Pudding – joeb This basic pudding serves as a stand-alone, or can be used as the main part of many flavorful desserts. It is a traditional pudding updated with the ease of microwaving. Like the little black … Continue reading

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Coping With Grief of Many Different Kinds

Ways to Deal with Sorrow While Moving Through the Stages of Grief Bad News – dave_stressed Mourning and its trail of tears can be evoked by a variety of losses. The path through pain is necessary but the grief process … Continue reading

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Make Halloween More Than a Scare and a Snack – How to Help Children Handle Fear

It’s so easy to get caught up in the events of October that key lifetime learning opportunities could be missed.  Cash in on the chance to discuss fear with your child while having fun this Halloween. Halloween can be observed … Continue reading

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Self Esteem – The Spice and Yeast of Childhood

How Adults Can Foster Self-respect and Respect for Others.   Uncertain Child – Jacob Romero Build self-esteem by positive feedback, clear directives, humor, showing faith in your child, correcting behaviors instead of the child, and learning from mistakes. Teaching children … Continue reading

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Become a More Effective Parent with Assertive Parenting

Every parent wants to be loving yet effective.  Yet sometimes the line between being a friend and being the adult may seem blurred.  Maybe it’s time to consider being more assertive while retaining all the good things about your present … Continue reading

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Birth of a Dream — Hurtling Off Into Planet Worth

I had an idea a while back.  It seemed simple enough – unless you know about me – and brainstorms.  By that I mean brain STORMS.  I’ve never known why I can’t do like other people do:  have an idea, … Continue reading

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