January 2011

Be a Hero – Donate Blood

January 31, 2011
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January is National Blood Donor Month. But your blood donation is welcome any month! You don’t have to rescue someone from a burning building to be a hero.

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4 Fun Books for 4 – 8 Year Olds

January 27, 2011
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What’s more fun than reading a book to a child when you both love the book. On my last visit to my granddaughters I hit the jackpot with these four winners for 4-8 year olds.

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Going GaGa for Gualala

January 25, 2011
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Gualala is a great Valentine’s Day destination if you’re looking for ocean views and walks on the beach. The name comes from the Indian phrase “Where the water flows down.”

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10 Tips for Improving Mother-Daughter Communication

January 20, 2011
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Over the past year my daughter and I have gotten motivated to do some conscious work on understanding each other’s perspectives. Here are a few tips we’ve learned.

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Nikon Camera Winner

January 17, 2011
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We have a winner of the new COOLPIX Nikon digital camera.

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Strategies for a Good Night’s Sleep

January 13, 2011
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Beyond the chronic sufferers, research shows that 30-80% of Americans suffer from insomnia at one time or another. Here are some strategies for getting a good night’s sleep.

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Raising A Reader Emphasizes Book Cuddling

January 11, 2011
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Raising A Reader, a national nonprofit organization, offers literacy and parent engagement programs that improve reading readiness in children birth to age five.

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