Columbus Day Kids’ Activities

You can have fun and teach your kids about Columbus Day at the same time. Crafts and activities are a great way to give kids a hands-on experience that underscores their learning. Here are some ideas for kids’ activities for Columbus Day. 1. Boat Race For this activity, gather the following items: * Wading pool [...]

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What Kids Should Know about Columbus Day

Columbus Day can be a controversial holiday, and interestingly enough, it was not particularly well received in the early 20th century when it was first proposed by a New York senator. Nonetheless, many parents and educators consider the study and recognition of history important, and Columbus is a part of history. So what should your [...]

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And The Winner of the Free Abeka Number Skills Curriculum Is…

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Free Abeka Numbers Skills

Curriculum Freebie: Abeka Number Skills K

The start of our school year is rapidly approaching and I have a few books that I would love to bless another homeschool family with.  Over the next couple of weeks I will list the books and offer them in a giveaway. The only cost would be that the winner will need to pay for [...]

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Mirena IUD removal

My experience with the Mirena IUD…the bad and the ugly

I decided to share my Mirena experience with other women so they can make an informed decision about this IUD. My journey began a year ago when the flow of my cycle began to become unbearable.  The bleeding became so out of control that my iron levels became dangerously low. My gynecologist suggested I have [...]

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How to Find a Good Water Aerobics Instructor

In your quest for a good water aerobics class, don’t forget the importance of the instructor. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell just what to look for in a good aquatic instructor, so here are some tips and hints about how to find a good water aerobics instructor. 1. Who’s Available? Do some research in your [...]

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Do You Need Special Equipment for Water Aerobics?

The answer to the above question is yes and no – you don’t really need special equipment for basic water aerobics, but for certain exercises, you do need special equipment. It does not have to be complicated, but adding on certain items can enhance your water aerobic workout. Here are some examples of the equipment [...]

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