August 2010

Celebrating National Grandparents Day

August 30, 2010
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There are lots of websites, including the official National Grandparents Day website, that offer all kinds of activities for celebrating this day. While these activities all sound like fun, creating a celebration still falls on the shoulders of our busy adult children.

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8 Insights for Balanced Living

August 26, 2010
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How do you stay grounded and not allow yourself to get caught up in the chaos and uncertainty that seems to surround us these days? Renee Trudeau offers 8 insights for finding balance in your life.

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Bloggy Boot Camp: Mommy Bloggers Meet in San Francisco

August 24, 2010
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Here’s my summary of Bloggy Boot Camp in San Francisco, a day-long conference, offered by SITS Girls, for mommy bloggers to learn more about search engine optimization, driving up page views and building a comment tribe.

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Raising Bilingual Children: Benefit or Concern?

August 20, 2010
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According to the American Speech and Language Association, most children have the capacity to learn two or more languages. If a child has a speech or language problem, it will show up in both languages. However, these problems are not caused by learning two languages.

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Do Good Grandaughters Finish Last?

August 16, 2010
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A granddaughter who is too obedient is not always a good idea. Grandparents can help their granddaughters learn right from wrong and be able to say yes and no.

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Tea for Flu: A Few Favorite Home Remedies

August 12, 2010
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I’ve received three favorite home remedies for helping me get over my cold and cough: anti-flu tea, cough syrup made with Jello and lemon ginger tea.

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Help Your Child Become a Lifelong Reader

August 10, 2010
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Reading to different-aged children at the same time can be challenging and chaotic. Author Pam Allyn says that’s all part of the process of helping your family become closer.

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