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What is Abuse?
by Sam Vaknin.Violence in the family often follows other forms of more subtle and long-term abuse: verbal, emotional, psychological sexual, or financial. It is closely correlated with alcoholism, drug consumption,...
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7 Good Reasons to Have Your Cat Spayed or Neutered
by Larry Chamberlain.Every year, many cat owners decide to get their cat spayed or neutered. This decision is made for several different reasons, all of which illustrate why it is such a good idea. The many problems caus...
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Stop Telemarketers, Do Not Call List or Not
by James H. Dimmitt.American consumers have spoken and have done so loudly registering 50 million telephone numbers with the FTC’s National Do-Not-Call list since the registry debuted in July. This new telemarketing sal...
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ElderLife Matters For Caregivers and Employers
by Linda LaPointe.Work & eldercare is a difficult marriage for the half of all employees who are caring for an aging loved one. You may know the facts: The cost of absenteeism, shortened or interrupted work days is ...
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Country Christmas Idea: Milkweek Pod Poinsettia Ornaments
by LeAnn R. Ralph.Country Christmas Idea: Milkweed Pod Poinsettia Ornaments At first glance, milkweed plants and poinsettias don't seem to have much in common. If you live in an area where milkweed grows wild, however...
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A New Way to Use Old Snapshots
by LeAnn R. Ralph.If you're like me, you have hundreds of photographs sitting in envelopes. Pictures from birthday parties, weddings, family gatherings, anniversaries, the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Y...

Sot Suppe (Norwegian Sweet Soup)
by LeAnn R. Ralph.~ "Sot Suppe" ~ (Norwegian Sweet Soup) My mother was the daughter of Norwegian immigrants who homesteaded our small Wisconsin dairy farm in the late 1800s. When my mother was a child, sweet soup was ...

How to Make Candles Using Old Crayons
by LeAnn R. Ralph.As featured in the story "A Candle For Christmas" from the book: Christmas In Dairyland (True Stories From a Wisconsin Farm) Materials: 1 wax carton (quart) (milk, fabric softener, or orange juice)...
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Preserve Your Family History by Writing Your Family Stories
by LeAnn R. Ralph.Preserve Your Family History by Writing Family Stories "Everyone has a story to tell." It seems like a cliche—but it's true. After working as a newspaper reporter for more than eight years, I know th...
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Legislators Ponder New Credit Protection Laws
by James H. Dimmitt.Legislators in Washington, D.C. are considering several credit-related consumer protections as outlined in The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 (H.R. 2622). If approved, consumers co...
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Long Distance Caregiving
by Linda LaPointe.Use this article freely in print or electronic media, but please use author’s byline and let me know where and how it is used. Long Distance Caregiving for a Loved One is Particularly Difficult The...
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Where Do Your Priorities Fit?
by Don Schmitz.An expert in time management was speaking to a group of business students when he decided to do an experiment. He pulled out a large mason jar, a dozen fist-sized rocks and carefully placed them, one...
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Getting through the School Daze
by Megan Corwin.It’s back to school time again. Does the thought of having to get everyone organized and out the door make you want to send for boarding school brochures? Here are a few tips to help get thro...
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Family Meetings 101
by Deborah Shelton.Family meetings provide opportunities for feelings to be aired and validated. They also allow younger children to feel they are an important part of the decision-making process when it comes to famil...
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An End To Animal Cruelty...With PETA All Things Are Possible
by Dawnell Harrison.I can’t begin to tell you how thrilled I was when Carla Bennett of PETA agreed to do an e-mail interview with me! PETA’s headquarters are located in Norfolk, Virginia and they have offices in severa...
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It is All in the Family
by Dawnell Harrison.I read about Dogfellas in a wonderful article written by a well-known magazine and contacted them immediately. Dogfellas is run by the famous acting/writing Sorvino family including Paul, Mira, and ...
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Actress Shannon Elizabeth Is Americas Sweetheart
by Dawnell Harrison.What does actress Shannon Elizabeth, animals, and Christine Santos have in common?, They are all angels sent to us by some high power. Animal Avengers began rescuing and helping the cute critters of...
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Time Management And How It Affects Your Kids
by Lorraine Pirihi.Last week I attended a presentation from Parenting Expert and well-known author, Stephen Biddulph on "Raising Boys". As I have an 11 year old son, I was interested to hear what Stephen had to say. In...
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Borrowing Children Products
by News Canada.(NC)—Raising children is expensive. More than half of Canadian parents cut costs by borrowing children's products such as car seats from friends and relatives. One third buy used products at second-h...
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Safe Products for Kids
by News Canada.(NC)—Most homes with young children are full of products such as cribs, baby gates, and playpens. Parents naturally think that these products are safe, but this could be a dangerous assumption, says ...
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Exciting Backyard Vacations
by News Canada.(NC)—The summer is in full swing and so is the travel season as Canadians take advantage of the long awaited warm breezes and sunny skies. For those of us without a family cottage or a plane ticket o...
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The Battle Of The Sexes Is On This Fathers Day
by News Canada.(NC)—It seems once again men and women have a difference of opinion. This time the Mars vs.Venus debate is over the ideal gift for Father's Day. A recent survey, by RadioShack Canada, shows that whil...
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How Do You Define Happiness?
by David Leonhardt.I ran a contest in "Your Daily Dose of Happiness" to see how people define happiness. I was stunned to discover that I am the only person who defines happiness as an extra helping of cheesecake. Ther...
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The ADD Child: Challenging Parents, Teachers and Friends
by Jeanne Bauer.The ADD child exhibits a series of behaviors that are common in most children. Most children misbehave, act silly and day dream. So what, then, is the difference? The child with Attention Deficit Dis...
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Is My Child Ready For A Family Pet?
by Jennifer Gove.At some point every child asks that all time famous question. “Can I have a pet?” While owning a pet fosters responsibility and compassion, some children are just not ready to help take care of a pet...
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