PARENTAL TIP: Be Specific!

Article Written By: Michael Pam

Although this is a true story from this morning, it does make you think.

The picture below is what happens when you tell a 10 year old to get his shoes and hat off the stairs.

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I wasn’t specific.

Did he do as told/asked? Yes.

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Top 13 tips for Beating the Stress of the Holidays

article written by : Lety Algeri

During the Holiday season, it is very easy to get swept away in all of the commercialism. When this happens, all too often, it is easy to find yourself looking around the day after Christmas wondering where the holiday went. It seems to get lost somewhere between the shopping mall and the bank, and all you have to show for it are aching muscles and credit card receipts.

This year try something different, give what you can afford and resist the temptation to buy things on credit, for that is only going to cause unwanted stress when the bills come rolling in.

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Top 13 tips for Beating the Stress of the Holidays

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New Dog For Christmas?

An article written by : Michael Schaier of Michael’s Pack

There is, that adorable face wrapped up with a big red bow. This is the gift that probably made someone the best parent in the world, or maybe this was the promise of commitment from the most loving caring significant other. Or perhaps it was the gift of joy and companionship to an elderly or lonely relative. That’s wonderful, who wouldn’t be thrilled? The questions now that the tree is down and everyone is back to their regularly scheduled lives, what do we do with this puppy?

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Connection over Correction

How many times do you find yourself yelling something at your kids?

Get your feet down!  Stop hitting your sister!  Sit still!

Do those phrases come from your mouth non-stop all day long?

If so, it’s time to learn how to change the conversation.

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Soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, makeup Oh My!

After being diagnosed with Breast Cancer five years ago I started reevaluating the chemicals that I came in contact with everyday and specifically, the chemicals that had been linked to cancer. I starting reviewing my morning routine. My shower included the body soap, shampoo, and conditioner. After my shower, I would layer on the skin lotion, face lotion, and hair products. Lastly, came the antiperspirant and makeup. Were the products I was using safe?

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Laugh-A-Lot Poetry! – Pet Poem Challenge

Each month Momee Friends will be featuring a poem written by Local Award Winning Author and Poet Darren Sardelli. He will be providing content for our Kidee Section on Momee Friends with his own poetry page. Our hope is to inspire kids to write and be creative with their writing in a poetry form. Each month there will be a new topic and tip given. This month’s topic is about a pet.

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