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Boring after school activities

Source: Flickr Why does Lisa grumble when it is time for her to go for her piano lessons? How come Johnny abhors the sight of his skates now? After all, these children were very enthusiastic about the programs when they started off. What happened? Parents are often confused by the disturbing and often incongruous signals they receive from their children. …

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The Basics Of Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do is a modern martial art, well known all around the world for it’s lightning fast, often high, spectacular spin kicks. Tae Kwon Do has been around for many years, originally founded in Korea. It translates to “the are of punching and kicking”, or the “art of unarmed combat”. The martial art Tae Kwon Do has four disciplines …

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Enrichment Classes For Your Child

Source: Flickr One major advantage of educating your child at home is that you are involved with their home school success. You help to decide that way your child is taught the material and no one knows your child better than you do. You know how your child learns and can find ways to make their education unique and best …

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Memories Of Barcelona

Source: Flickr It was just soddin’ typical I had the seat with the broken air blower. Beads of sweat ran down my face as the temperature approached 100 degrees Fahrenheit outside. The smell of body odour had got progressively worse from the moment we departed for the Catalonian capital of Barcelona. To be honest, I was one of the main …

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Golf Workouts Can Transform Your Game

I’m sure by now you’ve heard most of the professional players; both men and women actively participate in golf workouts. It’s no secret. But why then do most amateur golfers ignore this? Is it because it seems like work? Or, does the thought of actually breaking a sweat get you tired already? Either way…the proof is in the bag. The …

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Body Building with Arnold

The name Arnold is well-known in the sport of body building. California’s governor made body building what it is today. This Austrian amazement came onto the body building scene in the 1970’s and changed the face of body building forever. Today, because Arnold has been so important in the sport, he now holds his own body building competition called the …

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Martial Arts Supplies

I recently signed up for a jujitsu class to help me get in shape. I’m not the kind of person who can go to the gym and mindlessly work out on a treadmill or Stairmaster for an hour, so I figured jujitsu would be a fun way to stay active. The first session is just a couple of weeks away, …

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We All Need More Patience – NOW!

We All Need More Patience – NOW! Patience is often the most confusing of virtues. For one thing, many people don’t realize that patience is learned! It doesn’t come naturally for most of us. Here are three areas in which patience really does pay: 1. Goal setting. You’ve heard the saying that anything good is worth waiting for. This doesn’t …

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Recipe: jelly bean biscotti

Jelly Bean Biscotti 13 ounce bag jelly beans (can be more or less according to taste) 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 4 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 cup sanding sugar (can be more or less or left out completely) Parchment paper (optional-but …

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Team Sports For Your Special Needs Child?

Source: Flickr Although all kids are different, I will share with you my views on sports and kids with special needs. If your child is having difficulties socially in school, you may be tempted to sign him or her up for basketball or soccer with the other kids. You know your child better than anyone. Just be sure that you’re …

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