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The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers Four exclusive excerpts from sleep guru Elizabeth Pantley's new book, coming out later this month.
8 Sleep Tips for Every Child
Nightmares, Night Terrors and Fears
Moving From Crib to Bed
The Night Visitor: Trips to the Parents' Bed https://www.naturalfamilyonline.com/5-bc/55-parents-bed.htm
The touch, the feel of . plastic?? It's convenient, but is it safe?
choose, what to avoid and why.
Something fishy Salmon and fish may be great for heart health, but are environmental pollutants making them a bad choice for a healthy diet?
Why are you so angry? Maybe she's a total grouch - or maybe your teenager really believes you are angry with her.
The Breastfeeding Mom's Guide to Milk Supply What you need to know:
The first two weeks:
>From 2 weeks to 6 months:
>From 6 months on:
To have and to hold Green alternatives for your wedding day.
More new articles: New sport trend: Orienteering . Ways to care for the wilds . Coping with colic . Why cloth diaper? . Letting kids be kids .
Pregnancy weight gain . Down's syndrome declining . Make it all better .
Hobbies are good for you! . Vitamin E . Dress up kids' veggies .
eat organic . Coffee terms: organic, free trade . PDQ Vegetarian Cookbook .
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Recycle Those Plastic Shopping Bags
By Cyndi Roberts
I don't know about you, but I can't bear to throw away those plastic bags that we get every time we go to the store. They are so handy for lots of things! I keep them in a decorative tin in my kitchen. Then they are at hand when I need one. I have read hints about using an old tissue box to store them. Just stuff them in the top and pull one out at a time.
I use these bags for:
* Wastebasket liners I never buy liners for the small wastebaskets in the bedrooms and bathrooms.
* Travel shoe covers When I travel, I put shoes in the bags and then in our suitcase. Nothing gets dirty!
* Packing material when mailing They are very lightweight and fit around any item.
* Carrying craft materials They can be used to carry craft projects with you. I always have a plastic canvas project going. When I want to take it with me, I just put everything in a plastic shopping bag.
* Wet bag Wet bathing suits or towels can be transported in plastic shopping bags. The larger bags can be used to cover car seats when the kids are wearing the wet bathing suits.
* Lunch sacks Carrying lunches to work or school or on a field trip.
There's no need to keep up with a lunch box; just throw the bag away.
* Rain boots When our boys were younger and played soccer, sometimes they had to play in the rain or on a wet field. We just put plastic bags on their feet, then put on their socks and shoes and it helped keep their feet dry.
* Painting covers If you're doing a messy painting technique such as ragging, cover your hands with a plastic bag and your hands will stay clean.
I like to cover my hands and as far up on my arms as the bag will go when I am rolling paint with a roller -- then all those little spatters are on the bags and not on me.
Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without!
C Cyndi Roberts
Cyndi Roberts is the editor of the bi-weekly newsletter "1 Frugal Friend 2 Another," bringing you practical, money-saving tips, recipes and ideas.
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