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|Holiday 12 Stepping - Part II|
Kathy L., BellaOnline's 12 Step Recovery Editor
Karen Casey, a well-known author, shares her wisdom and advice to keep all of us safe and sober through the holiday season. This is Part II of her article. Please share it with others as Karen has shared this gift with all of us. Have a blessed Thankgiving. Namaste'.
|What Are the Requirements to Adopt ?|
Deanna Kahler, BellaOnline's Adoption Editor
If you've decided to adopt or are considering adoption, you'll want to check out this helpful article on adoption requirements. The handy list of important documents to gather and items to complete will help take some of the stress of out the adoption process.
|Repressing Memories of Childhood Abuse|
Erika Lyn Smith, BellaOnline's Child Abuse Editor
There are many reasons people forget things. When it comes to child abuse the mind protects the child by repressing what the child cannot yet understand, until a later time when he or she is older and can process safely the child abuse.
|A Butterfly Release|
Christine Phillips, BellaOnline's Child Loss Editor
A unique group hosted a butterfly release for families whose children died while at their facility. What they gave me was comfort in the knowledge that I am embracing my child.
|Who is this Jesus?|
Lynne Chapman, BellaOnline's Christian Living Editor
Does my limited understanding of Jesus keep me at a distance and at a disadvantage?
|How To Encourage Innovation |
Tuculia Washington, BellaOnline's Daughters Editor
So how do you know if you have an innovator on your hand? Or if being an entrepreneurial is just for adults. Check out the answers and pick up an idea of your own along the way.
|Four Easy Diet Changes for Kids|
Nicki Heskin, BellaOnline's Early Childhood Editor
Many parents want to improve their children’s diets, but don’t know where to begin. Here are four easy changes you can make today that can start kids down a path towards better nutrition.
|New Release of Online State Resources |
Tina Sansone, BellaOnline's Genealogy Editor
Michael Hait, CG has just released version 3 of his eBook, “Online State Resources for Genealogy”. Michael writes, “This new edition verifies and updates all of the links from the previous editions, & adds almost 200 new repositories, for a total of over 600 repositories/agencies & over 9000 links.
|Create Family Traditions|
Jamie Rose, BellaOnline's LDS Families Editor
Building on our family's quirks and habits creates cherished traditions that strengthen each family member.
|Preparing for the First Sleepover|
Lisa Polovin Pinkus, BellaOnline's Moms Editor
Are you considering letting your child sleepover at a friend's house? I have some tips to help make the process easier.
|Making Gel Candles|
Debora Dyess, BellaOnline's Senior Living Editor
Gel candles are a wonderful craft to make for your home, to give as gifts or to market. They are popular, relatively easy and inexpensive to get started. Discover how to begin a new hobby or business, and find resources to help you learn more!
|Inhuman Book Review|
Nina Guilbeau, BellaOnline's Siblings Editor
Inhuman by Kat Falls has been compared to the bestselling series The Hunger Games. The question now is, does the book live up to the hype?
|Becoming a Single Parnet|
Cynthia Parker, BellaOnline's Single Parents Editor
Regardless of how you come to be a single parent, it is important to know how to take care of yourself. You are not the sole responsible party for yourself and your children. Caring for yourself must be one of your top priorities.
|What the Common Core Standards Mean |
Laura Delgado, Ph.D., BellaOnline's Sons Editor
The term Common Core Standards is all over the news and, most likely, your child's school. What are these standards? What do they mean for your son and his education?
|Down Syndrome - Parent to Parent Contact|
Pamela Wilson, BellaOnline's Children with Special Needs Editor
Families of babies newly diagnosed with Down syndrome may not have access to information or encouragement until their babies enroll in early intervention services and may be on wait lists. Parent groups rely on volunteers to put together info packets or welcome baskets and make hospital visits.
|How To Establish Trust|
Dominique Jordan, BellaOnline's Teen Editor
Without trust in a relationship you have nothing! But not everyone knows how to have trust in a relationship. Here's how!
|Comparing Your Twins|
Julixa Newman, BellaOnline's Twins Editor
It happens to all of us. We see that one child has hit a milestone and wonder how long until the other reaches it.
|Managing Layoff Guilt At Holiday Time|
Vannie Ryanes, BellaOnline's Work & Family Editor
Have you ever wondered how managers feel when they have to lay workers off during the holiday season? It can't be easy. Stress can spread quickly.
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Bum2 Twin Daily Journal
With this bum2 book, you´ll be able to clearly see when you last fed your twin bums, how many diapers your bums went through, how long and when your bums slept, as well as record those all-important (but easy to forget) firsts. The simple layout enables you to quickly see trends and patterns, allowing you to plan your day, get you and your bums on a schedule, and answer your pediatrician´s detaile