Posts Tagged ‘family’

Create a fairy garden with your preschooler

Creating a fairy garden with your preschooler is a fun outdoor summer activity. The idea of fairies living among the flowers has captured children’s and gardener’s imaginations for years.

To get in the mood, pick up some books at the library. Cicely Mary Barker, a London watercolorist who lived in the early 1900’s, observed both real flowers and children to create her series of books on flower fairies. Her watercolors are both botanically accurate and capture the grace and beauty of live child models, whom she painted at local schools. Her fairies are enchanting. Her series of books are easy for small hands to hold, are richly detailed and have imaginative poetry throughout.

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New Study: Chronic Stress During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Postpartum Depression

Benedetta Leuner, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Ohio State University, released a new study on Saturday, 10/13/2012, during a talk at Neuroscience 2012, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, in New Orleans.

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Taking her dog away

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”

Dalai Llama

Her doggie sleeping in the sun

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Happy May, Healthy May: Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is National Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.

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Remembering September 11, 2001

It was a beautiful September day, blue sky, white clouds. Got in my car, went to the bank, then headed to the doctor’s office for an appointment.

I didn’t have the radio on in the car.

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