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Spring is in the air

Although it may not seem realistic to some but Spring  is right around the corner, the proof is the daylight savings time and turning the clocks forward.   I, for one find it hard to believe (heavy snow and low … Continue reading

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16 toys that I would buy for Christmas

After much research and cross-checking sites I have attempted to put together a list of the most wanted toys for this holiday season.   Before you know it Christmas will be here, while some toys may already be temporarily out … Continue reading

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Your safety is my concern

The holiday season is upon us so we all know what that means – more hustle and bustle than usual.  There is the buying of the gifts, attending mixers, office parties, the kids holiday concerts, grocery shopping and of course, … Continue reading

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3 of the most dangerous places in the home

When we think of home we think of a place to live, a place of protection, our sanctuary from the rest of the world, we hardly think of danger, especially for children.    But it seems they are subject to … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new

Let’s face it, media is a part of our lives whether we want it to be or not.  The use of technology is everywhere, in stores, restaurants, even while you are driving because cars are now equipped with DVD players … Continue reading

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Dealing with bullies- part I

I am sure there are a lot of us out there that somewhere along the way has had the unfortunate luck of encountering a bully.  As a Physical Education teacher I have experienced my share of it and have learned … Continue reading

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Take care

At some point in our lives there has come or will come a time when we have had to care for a family member or friend and we all know how challenging that can be.   We work through it and push … Continue reading

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Girls in sports, you’ve come a long way baby

Playing basketball in college,  I  can remember long bus rides to games for what seemed like twenty four hours away, our schedule was similar to the Men’s team but yet they flew to their games and rarely did they take … Continue reading

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Reach out and touch……

Being viewed as weak, not being able to do things on your own are a few reasons why people are so reluctant to ask for help.  I know these are some of my reasons and I bet they are yours … Continue reading

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We must persevere

As we go about our daily lives many challenges will be put in our path such as the tragedies that are taking place in various parts of the country and world. To persevere, we must carry on, press forward, be … Continue reading

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