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August 27, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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Once Upon a Time, Your Child Hated Books

August 27, 2013 14:55 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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Back to School Series: I distinctly remember loving story time with my mum but dreading story time with our elementary school librarian. With mum, I could snuggle up next to her on the living room sofa, drink a cup of hot chocolate, watch her face light up as she neared the climax of the story, and lose myself in the magic of the moment. But with our librarian, I had to sit on a hard floor, lis... [More]

August 21, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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The Ultimate Match: The Male vs. the Female Brain

August 21, 2013 17:00 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM Our world has been shaped by the brilliance of both male and female minds. Notable men include Sir Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, and Sigmund Freud. And notable women include Charlotte Brontë, Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Walters, and Caroline Herschel. However, it remains a relatively taboo question to ask whether there are differences between the male and... [More]

August 19, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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The Grinch that Stole the Back-to-School Season

August 19, 2013 11:00 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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Bullying is a concern for parents, teachers, and children. And this challenge is becoming evermore complex as traditional bullying behaviours are taking new forms on the Internet. School will be in session again. Mothers are scanning flyers from department stores to snatch the latest deal on school supplies. Fathers are planning their morning and afternoon pick-up and drop-off schedules. Girls ... [More]

August 4, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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The Best (or Worst) Four Years of Your Life

August 4, 2013 17:05 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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Back to School Series The start of your college career is just around the corner. You’ve done your campus tour, been assigned your college dorm, signed up for your classes, said goodbye to your high school friends, listened to your parents cry as they anticipate your departure, and wondered what your life will be like as a college student. Will you get along with your roommate? Will your ... [More]

December 11, 2012
by Gloria Day

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An Uncomfortable and Necessary Journey: “Boundaries” by Cloud and Townsend- Book Review Chapter 7

December 11, 2012 17:22 by Gloria Day  [About the Author]

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Well on the eve of Christmas I think it is timely that we deal with this chapter called “Boundaries and Your Family” A few important things have stuck out for me in this section. Primarily, how we can make a change on the outside yet if the change is not in our hearts or in our minds or our values then it will only be actions and in fact, we will be easily swayed to the old way; as wel... [More]

December 7, 2011
by Christie Hunter

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Places to Inspire Your Child's Love of History

December 7, 2011 12:43 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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By Tanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~George Santayana As a huge history buff, I want so much for my children to have a love for it as well. To me, history tells a story much better than fiction and teaches us to better understand the world around us. The questions “who are we” and “where did we ... [More]

November 7, 2011
by Christie Hunter

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Bipolar Disorder in Children

November 7, 2011 17:38 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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ByTanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor Once upon a time, Bipolar Disorder was only a mental illness recognized in adults. Over the past few years however, this disorder has become something that has been recognized in children. Many feel that this is just the new buzz diagnosis from the medical community, but I have personally seen cases of bipolar disorder in children. Maybe more kids are diagn... [More]

September 13, 2011
by Arthur Hunter

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Teaching Your Children the Responsibilities of Social Networking

September 13, 2011 15:25 by Arthur Hunter  [About the Author]

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By Tanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor In today’s world our children have things that we never dreamed of having as children! The internet is wonderful in and of itself but social networking has been a main focus of the web since MySpace was created. It was all downhill from there as other companies decided to jump on the social networking bandwagon. Now the two largest social netwo... [More]