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Spice Up Your Weekends

<!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.5px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} -->Day-to-day schedules can get tedious. Bouncing between work, home and family obligations, it’s often hard to muster the energy and enthusiasm for making time for yourself. But weekends are two-day opportunities that should be used to recharge and indulge in some much needed fun and relaxation.

Sharing Valentine's Day Love

I love that we have a day designed to celebrate love! And I enjoy finding creative ways to show the people in my life how much I care about them. This year, I’m sharing some ideas from the kitchen and from the heart so that you can put some extra L-O-V-E into your Valentine’s Day.

Cook up Some Family Togetherness

<!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} -->Family too focused on texting, surfing and gaming? Are they interacting more with a keyboard then with each other? Cooking is not only a great creative outlet, but the simple acts of mixing and measuring even have the potential to help families reconnect, creating opportunities for amazing conversations and memories that last a lifetime.

Why Can't I Read? Reading Problem or Hidden Vision Problem?

The school year is well under way but some students continue to struggle with reading. Even with the special help at home and at school, the hoped for gains remain out of reach. Parents devote extra time helping with homework and reading yet, out of frustration, might complain, “If only you would work harder!” Teachers use the best curricula available. But, your student falls even further behind, discouragement settles in and the student exhibits secondary behaviors — loss of attention, deteriorating behavior, plummeting self-esteem. Of course there are students who will persist as hard as they can but suffer for it with headaches, stomachaches, anxiety or fatigue.

Dad's Eye View - New Year's Resolutions

I can barely remember those awkward days when the past was long-gone, but The Future hadn’t quite arrived yet.

Explore Nature Nearby: Go Green by Giving Back

Welcome to January! 'Tis the season for New Year's Resolutions, clean starts, and fresh perspectives. So what's on your list of things to do in 2011? If helping out in the community and learning to live more lightly are two of your top ten missions, then read on. It's easy to go green while giving back, and "service learning" can be very rewarding for families and kids.

Reading is the Road to Success

<!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} -->Reading is the foundation for a child’s education. Without strong reading skills, it’s harder for any child to succeed.

Making Family Time a Priority

With soccer practice, piano lessons, friends, homework, tests and more, there are countless activities that compete for time on the family calendar. With thoughtful planning, you can be sure that fun family time gets penciled in, too.

Duck Store's Literary Duck Children's Book Gift Ideas

<strong>Mad Libs</strong> -- Roger Price

It's Peppermint Season!

Visit www.wilton.com for additional holiday ideas, and to order baking and decorating supplies.
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