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18 March 2008 02:48 am
Tired of cleaning? Does it always seem like your house is a mess? Even the best of us may find it difficult to keep up with house cleaning without spending hour upon hour scrubbing, vacuuming and dusting. When it comes time to really give your home a once over it may seem that a day isn't nearly enough o accomplish what you need to. Fortunately there are a few things you can do to keep your house clean and minimize the amount of time you dedicated to housework.

16 March 2008 08:06 am
Knowing the alphabet is a vital precursor to learning how to read. Children who know the alphabet before entering school have a natural advantage over children who cant identify the letters of the alphabet. Learning the alphabet doesnt have to be an arduous task. In fact, teaching the alphabet is more effective when you make it fun. Different children find different activities fun, so try different teaching techniques. Here are eight tips you can try to teach your child the alphabet.

12 March 2008 07:27 am
The tie can be sent for dry cleaning for professional help. Silk ties pose more of a problem as dry cleaning them tends to rob them off the color and sheen. Dry cleaning removes most stains but can sometimes worsen them too, or cause the tie to lose some of it's original color all over or in the stained area. Make sure that you inform the dry cleaner about the origin of the stain so it can be treated with specific stain removers.

12 March 2008 07:22 am
Most parents want to be good parents. Yet parenting is one of those things that does not have hard and fast rules. So how do we know what to do? How do we know what will support our children in being all they can be?

12 March 2008 07:09 am
As the dust begins to settle from parents rounding up their childrens toys after the national lead paint recalls, many eco-conscious parents now wonder how they should dispose these confiscated toys. The toys lead paint is highly toxic and known to cause a range of health problems in young children. There is no question that parents should immediately remove these toys from the home and away from children. Naturally, most parents would just throw the toys away without giving it a second thought. However, throwing toxic toys in the trash carries serious consequences, as these same toxins will eventually end up in a landfill and back into our drinking water.

11 March 2008 10:35 am
Chances are you've had an argument or twenty with your parents recently about clothes, homework, friends, curfew pretty much anything. But what's going on when your parents fight with each other?. You may be a little relieved that, for once, you're not the one arguing with a parent. But most people worry when they hear their parents argue.

11 March 2008 08:09 am
Operating a home-based business has many benefits as you already know, but its main drawback is that it often causes the line between your work and your personal life to become permanently blurred. Unlike those individuals who work outside the home and who know their day at the office ends when they get in their car and start the commute home, home business operators do not usually have a definite end to their day.

10 March 2008 07:29 am
All young babies cry at some time during the day. Whether it's a subdued grumble or a full throated roar, a baby's cries are his only means of communicating his needs. Having said that, there is no doubt that a persistently fretful baby can be a strain for parents, so it's worth thinking about the underlying causes. Look upon crying as conversation rather than an irritant designed to up set you.

07 March 2008 06:02 am
For most parents, saying no to their children is hard. Parents may feel that they are being mean, unfair, or that they are denying their children lifes pleasures by not letting them have their every hearts desire. Often times, parents take the saying, Ask and you shall receive, a bit too literally.

06 March 2008 12:56 pm
We hear it everyday. Many of today's parents are more overprotective than they once were. Teachers complain that parents are doing their children's homework for them. Children complain that they can't do anything without being under the watchful eyes of Mom or Dad. No matter where the children are or what they're doing, their parents are not very far away.

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