Welcome to the Valentine’s Day Edition of the Carnival of Family Life! Love is definitely in the air and there are many wonderful articles included in this special edition. So get comfortable, cuddle up with someone you love, and spend some time enjoying them. (Be sure to leave a comment letting the participant know that you enjoyed his/her contribution to the Carnival.)
Cooking & Recipes
Abel Cheng presents Food for Toddlers: What Every Parent Needs To Know posted at Parent Wonder.
Family Crafts & Activities
Erika Collin presents 25 Safe, Fun & Educational Virtual Worlds for Toddlers, Kids, and Tweens posted at eLearning Gurus.
Alvaro Fernandez presents Learning about Learning: an Interview with Joshua Waitzkin posted at SharpBrains.
One Family presents Holiday Shopping – A peek at our Spending in the 2008 season posted at One Family’s Blog.
Lauren Rose presents Never Use Copy Paste for Your Credit Card Number and Internet Explorer posted at No Debt Anymore. “Under certain circumstances, your clipboard contents from a copy and paste command can be stolen from the Internet,” Lauren warns. “That includes your credit card number.”
Raymond presents Second Stimulus Check For Obama 2009 Economic Stimulus Package? posted at Money Blue Book.
Silicon Valley Blogger presents High Yield Savings Account Interest Rates: Changes Ahead? posted at The Digerati Life. “How are you handling your family’s finances now that interest rates are going down? Silicon Valley Blogger offers some suggestions regarding your family’s emergency funds and short term reserves.
Family Health and Wellness
Carole Fogarty presents 10 Tips To Grab On The Run For Staying Hydrated posted at Rejuvenation Lounge. “One of the most important roles of water is to keep your brain hydrated,”Carole writes. “Research has also shown that children learn and understand new information far more easily when their brains are hydrated.”
Aparna presents Puff out puffy eyes posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming. A lot of people experience puffy eyes during different phases of their lives, cause by a variety of factors such as strenuous hours of study, water retention, salt, improper sleep, liquor, medications or even inadequate ventilation.
Parenting Tips & Advice
Paul Kipnes presents Sibling Rivalry: Can’t Kill ’em so Try to Love ’em posted at Or Am I?, a discussion about moving children beyond sibling rivalry.
Kakie presents Discussing tolerance & differences in biracial families posted at Bur Bur & Friends: Community Park, a story based upon an experience Kakie had with her son.
Natalie Fox presents How to get your kids to bed early posted at All Sleep Info, offering seven tips for getting your kids in bed on time.
Emma presents My miserable failure at brushing my toddler’s teeth posted at Baby-Log.
Relationships & Self-Improvement
JHS presents Tuesday’s Tribute: Clint Ritchie posted at Colloquium in memory of her friend, the “Clintessential” actor who brought “Clint Buchanan” to life on “One Life to Live” for more than twenty years.
Broderick Allen presents No Need to Defend Your Point of View posted at Personal Growth and Enjoying Life’s Journey.
Gary R. presents Traditional vs. Rustic Camp Sites posted at Camping Tips, explaining that an increasing number of campgrounds are offering visitors the choice of both traditional and rustic campsites.
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