Category Archives: Parenting

(SECRET) Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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Is Your Grandma Hungry and You Don’t Know It? Senior/Elder Hunger ~ The Hidden Epidemic in America.

Elder Hunger Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governor Mary Fallin  for June 2015. Oklahoma ranks #8, in the nation, for senior hunger! 1/3 of Seniors in Oklahoma City are hungry on a daily basis, yet hunger in Oklahoma is higher … Continue reading

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A Simple Act That Can Touch a Widow’s Heart

Many friends and family tell the widow, “Let me know if there is anything I can do.” In shock, struggling with deep grief and overpowering waves of loneliness and confusion, she doesn’t know what it is that she needs. Her … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories – The sights and smells of the Christmas season

“Anticipation is sometimes more exciting than actual events.” ―  Ana Monnar Our Tree Around the 15th of December  we’d all pile into the car and Dad would take us to find a fresh tree Christmas tree. Dragging the 6′ tall  … Continue reading

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Fruit Flavored Glazed Popcorn (Inexpensive party treat or great gift idea!)

Kettle corn is a little oil, salt and brown and white sugar and pop kernels on the stove. Takes me back to childhood…a crispy dry popcorn that you usually find on boardwalks and at fairs….road trips, extra fun at parties, … Continue reading

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Sugar may be root of panic attacks!

Google these three words together panic attack sugar and you will see case after case of panic attacks being brought on by sugar.   Mood swings  are also another common side effect of sugar.

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LOCAL STORE ADS (TULSA AREA)

Check online first to see who has the item you need before you drive there. All the Grocery ads Woodland Hills Mall Coupons Where to find the best prices on items locally also has a section to let you know what … Continue reading

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