Welcome to the January 28, 2008 edition of Carnival of Family Life!!
cate3 presents Why Homeschool: Book review: Marriage and Caste in America by Kay S.
Hymowitz posted at Why Homeschool. Henry reviews “Marriage and Cast in America” The book covers some disturbing trends in America and underlines the importance of marriage to children.
Joanne presents My Five Best Homeschooling Tips posted at An Unschooling Life. I’ve been a a homeschooling (actually unschooling) mama since 2004 and there’s never been a moment that I regret it or question if we made the right choice. I’ve learned some things along the way and I find myself constantly questioning my own thoughts on education, real learning and the school system. With that in mind, here are my five best homeschooling tips.
GrrlScientist presents Attenborough in Paradise posted at Living the Scientific Life. A remarkable set of adventures to the South Pacific islands and beyond on DVD as David Attenborough pursues his most deeply burning passions.
Alvaro Fernandez presents Looking Inside the Brain: is my Brain Fit? posted at SharpBrains. How neuroimaging and the brain reserve theory support the value of education, lifelong learning and stimulating hobbies.
Betsy Teutsch presents No-Name vs. Designer: the Parents’ Dilemma posted at Money Changes Things. When my son wanted designer clothing, he had to pay the difference. Another title of this post could be “how my son quickly discovered designer thrift shops!
Silicon Valley Blogger presents Save Money With Unusual Savings Devices: An Illustrated Guide To Cool Piggy Banks posted at The Digerati Life. I’m starting the process of teaching my very young kids the value of a dollar by introducing an innovative piggy bank or two from this list!
Raymond presents The Best Cash Back Credit Card – If I Could Only Pick Just One posted at Money Blue Book.
Family Health and Wellness
FitBuff presents Contest: My Fitness Solution – Free One Year Membership posted at FitBuff.com’s Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog. If you or anyone else in your family would like to be in better physical shape, one of our sponsors is offering a free one year membership to one lucky reader. Check out this post for details on how you can enter in less than 30 seconds…
Megan Bayliss presents About Teddy Tour posted at Teddy Tour. Teddy Bears are a comforting symbol of childhood. Imaginif and All for Women are using Teddies as a pictorial symbol of the numbers of children sexually abused throughout the world. If you are a survivor
of child sexual abuse, please consider sending in an anonymous story tag to be worn by a Teddy as the Teddies tour the blogosphere raising awareness of the importance of keeping kids safe.
Carole Fogarty presents Detox Your Kitchen Bench: Six Simple Things You Can Do Now. posted at The Healthy Living Lounge.
TherapyDoc presents Controlling Your World and Everyone Else’s While You’re at It posted at Everyone Needs Therapy. Kermit’s rolling in his swamp.
Lovelyn presents My Dad posted at Nebulous Mooch.
JHS presents What is Your Legacy? posted at Colloquium, headquarters for the Carnival of Family Life. What would you say to your family and friends if you were to compose a message to be published upon your death? One soldier thought about that question and extracted a promise from his friend to publish his words if he should die in Iraq. Sadly, that post was published earlier this month.
Tupelo Kenyon presents How to Accelerate Manifestation posted at Tupelo Kenyon. Whenever a new desire or grand plan is born within us, the tendency is to share it with others. Every time we talk about it, the energy of the dream seems to deflate a little more, until it becomes merely a topic of idle chatter. Why is that? How can we add to the excitement and urgency of our dreams instead, and speed up their manifestation? (Enjoy soothing instrumental music as you read plus song selections with lyrics related to each article – all free.)
Kevin Heath presents Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids posted at More4kids.
gamy presents Stop Coping With Fear, Transform It. posted at Mind Think Success. Many people are coping with this word: FEAR, without realizing it. I have been there, done that, and know what it is like to cope with fear.
HowToMe presents How to Cook Herb-Crusted Venison Tenderloin Roast and Pasta posted at HowToMe. Grocery Stores have some wonderful, free recipe cards. I picked this one up years ago. It is made for beef, but is excellent when venison is substituted. Cooking with organic meat is good all around.
Jenny presents That Awesome Moment of Silence posted at the so called me.
Sunny presents Date Your Spouse, Fight for Your Marriage posted at Dandelions and Daydreams. With divorce occurring at a startling rate, those of us who are married must be proactive about fighting for our marriages. There are so many forces trying to pull our marriages apart. If we don’t fight for it, who will?
Alex Landis presents Fight Club & Fatherless Men posted at AlexLandis.com.
Saedel presents 5 YouTube Videos That Always Make Me Stop and Ponder posted at PlanetSaedel.
Parenting Tips and Advice
Karen – Thrifty Mommy presents 10 Ways to Teach Your Children About Money posted at Thrifty Mommy. As parents, one of our important responsibilities is to teach our children about money. Here are some tips to get you started.
Christine presents High School, Hair Color and Choices posted at Me, My Kid and Life: An American Single Mom Living in France.
Host Bee presents Valentines Day Treats and Snacks for School Parties posted at Busy Bee Lifestyle.
PlanningQueen presents Why Planning Meals Works and the Importance of Shared Meal Time. posted at Planning with Kids. How to make meal time a more meaningful and enjoyable
Kelsey presents Infant Attachment – Why is Development of Infant Attachment Important
for a Mother and Infant? posted at Vanilla Joy – Family Fun and Education.
Amy Allen Clark presents Ask Frugal Momma: Brunch Birthday Ideas? posted at MomAdvice.
That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the Carnival of Family Life using the carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on the blog carnival index page.