May 2010 Blog Posts (10)

The Most Common Time For An ADD/ADHD Diagnosis

ADHD is most often recognized and referred for treatment

in third grade. This is when elementary school kids most often

hit the "academic wall."

In third grade they are expected to do more and more

work on their own, and they are given more homework to do as

well. There are also many referrals in seventh grade, or when

the child leaves Elementary School for Junior High School, with

several classes and several teachers.

There are times when… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on May 30, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Wonder and Awe of a Child - My Dad's Greatest Gift to Me

The Wonder and Awe of a Child - My Dad's Greatest Gift to Me

By Mark A Brown

My dad was a special man...not just because he was my dad, but because he had an awe and wonder of the world that was infectious. He never lost that childlike awe of the world around him.

I remember going to a business meeting with Dad in Wichita, Kansas. After the meeting he stopped at a convenience store, purchased some…


Added by Thomas Familly on May 15, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Building Your ADD Child's Self-Esteem

A child with ADD Often has a low self-esteem. Because they are more difficult and challenging to deal with, those around them tend to react in a negative manner toward them. Coupled with So how can you help your child with his or her self-esteem?

Praise and reward: you need to make your child feel

positive about himself or herself, so try and give praise

wherever possible. This can be for large or small actions -

for example if she's tried hard at school or has… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on May 15, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

USS Midway Museum -San Diego Part 1

USS Midway Museum -San Diego

FamilyIgloo ratings:

Age Range: 6 and up

Fun for kids 3/5

Educational Value 5/5

Price to Quality Ratio 4/5

Stroller Friendliness: 3/5

Safety : 4/5

Parking: 5/5

FamilyIgloo trip to the USS Midway turned to be a unforgettable advanture. It is America’s longest-serving aircraft carrier. Visitors to the USS Midway Museum enter the floating home of 225,000 Midway sailors who served the United States Navy.… Continue

Added by Thomas Familly on May 15, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

It's Not So Bad Turning Forty!

It's Not So Bad Turning Forty!

By Michel Maling

The Joys of Turning 40

As I am turning 40 this weekend, I thought that it would be fitting to write something along those lines. Believe me all you twenty and thirty something's, it isn't as bad as it seems. Turning forty is great and I surprisingly, am amazingly calm and at peace with this process. I found this poem below floating around on the internet…


Added by Lilly on May 14, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

Save Big Money On Groceries and Food

Saving Money On Groceries and Food

This article is an excerpt from Cash Stretching 101

Here are some ways to save money on food without having to sacrifice quality, nutrition or taste.

"1.Grow your own. Most people can set up at least a couple of tubs for some herbs and vegetables that will help to enhance and stretch the vegetables that you buy at stores and markets.

2. If there are just a couple of you,… Continue

Added by Kelly Aveiro on May 13, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tips for Parenting The Child Under 2

Parenting a child under 2 is a taxing and exhausting business. Here are some tips that make it a little easier.

In order to parent your baby effectively you need to balance love and firmness. Your baby needs ti know that your love and acceptance is unconditional, but that there is a limit to how much you will tolerate. Babies under 5 months of age will not be able to understand any of this because they can only remember things from one minute to the next. But from around 5-6… Continue

Added by Kelly Aveiro on May 12, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Mother's Day Special

Mother's Day Special

By John Mat

God cannot be everywhere so he created Mother! Some call her Mom, Ammi, Aai and some call her Ma. Our Mother spent uncountable nights awake so we could sleep, infinite sacrifices she made on her needs so we could relish our luxuries, infinite times she pampered us so we could feel special. And today when we stand tall in our own worlds, somewhere it's her Prayers and her Blessings that make things happen for us. Let's give a tribute to…


Added by Familyigloo Editor on May 6, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Has Coloring Lost Its Edge With Kids

Has Coloring Lost Its Edge With Kids?

By Josiah Fisher

Coloring books are actually things of the past. With such, today's kids are not too much fond of it, than those who were many years ago. This is for the reason that, these children have been spoiled by the entire fantastic and new ways of coloring by just using their computer or fancy markers as well as pens. While you could get a way with the coloring books as well as crayons for some long trip, do not…


Added by Thomas Familly on May 5, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

Surviving the Loss of a Child

Surviving the Loss of a Child

By Courtney A Williams

It seems like only yesterday that the doctors told me my son was in the womb with no heartbeat. I was 9 months pregnant.

It's been 7 years this May since that day. I am here to tell you that you will survive!

The doctors wanted me to give birth naturally, but I said "no". I demanded that they do a C section right away so that I could spend as much time with my son as I could. Holding your lifeless…


Added by Thomas Familly on May 5, 2010 at 1:37am — No Comments

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