26 11, 2012

Cheap Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

By | November 26th, 2012|My Blog|Comments Off on Cheap Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

Christmas really takes a big chunk out of our budgets. The little ones especially expect a lot of gifts. Aside from the usual gifts, you also need to think about that stocking hanging over the fireplace. For you to stay within budget, it’s ideal to get cheap stocking stuffers. Here are a few great ideas [...]

20 06, 2012

My Future Mugshot

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There have been a few instances over the last ten years during which I've seen, in my mind's eye, what my mugshot might look like. Hair askew or in a greasy ponytail, dark circles under my eyes, no make-up, staring into space like a zombie. Or, pretty much how I look every other day. Because [...]

19 06, 2012

Five Great Reading Games For Kids

By | June 19th, 2012|My Blog|Comments Off on Five Great Reading Games For Kids

Reading standards amongst kids have dropped in the UK over the last twenty years. Last year, in the Government’s own primary school reading test, it was found that only 32 per cent of  300 pupils aged six years passed the test. When they come to the end of primary education, children aged 11 and above [...]

12 06, 2012

Tips For Parents of Teen Drivers

By | June 12th, 2012|My Blog|Comments Off on Tips For Parents of Teen Drivers

Every year, 8,000 teens between the ages of 15 and 18 are involved in fatal car crashes, and 5,000 teens will die as a result. Another 400,000 will be injured and 30,000 of those will require hospitalization. Did that get your attention? Research has proven that the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that [...]

29 05, 2012

$5 Bike Helmets for Kids in Portland

By | May 29th, 2012|My Blog|Comments Off on $5 Bike Helmets for Kids in Portland

There are a few places around Portland where you can get $5 bike helmets for the kids before summer really gets started. The following events appear to be sponsored by Legacy Emmanuel Hospital network and take place in the next few weeks! Tualatin Try-Athlon, Tualatin High School 22300 SW Boones Ferry Rd., Tualatin, OR 97062 [...]

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