Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Spice Up Your Sex Life with Tea for Two

Herbal teas have been used for centuries. Combining different herbs with one another to form a delicious herbal tea is one of the secrets that many more people are discovering today. Spice up your sex life with tea for two as an after dinner drink to rekindle the flames in your relationship. This herbal tea is aromatic and stimulates the senses, which often results in a temporary increased sex drive.

Disclaimer: This herbal tea article is for entertainment purposes only. Always consult with a health care provider before drinking herbal teas to make certain it will not interfere with any medications or health care programs that you are on. Some people are allergic to specific herbs. This herbal tea is not intended to be medicinal and results vary from person to person.

1 part Damiana leaves
1 part rose petals
1 part peppermint leaves
1 part muira puama
1 part gingko leaves
1 part orange peel
1 part cinnamon bark chips
pinch of stevia

Steep herbs in a tea ball or a tea bag for approximately ten to fifteen minutes. Add sweetener of your choice and even cream or whole milk.

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Saturday, July 26, 2008

Unique Gifts for Dog Pet Owners: Doggie Biscuits in a Jar

Many of us have a dog or even several dogs. They are wonderful friends and members of our families. Doggie biscuits in a jar is a great gift for dog pet owners. They are easy to make and lot of fun to give to a friend, relative or even co-worker. You can make several doggie biscuits in a jar to have on hand for last minute gifts.

Doggie Biscuits in a Jar: Ingredients

1 quart wide-mouth glass canning jar
1 dog biscuit cookie cutter in any shape you like
16 inches colorful ribbon in a shade you like or even a print
1 large colorful envelope that you will punch a hole in the upper left hand corner
1 lightly packed cup of all-purpose unbleached flour
1 lightly packed cup of whole wheat flour
1/2 cup of quality yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup of instant nonfat dry milk powder
1 teaspoon of brown or granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder

Doggie Biscuits in a Jar: Baking Instructions

Put the dry ingredients in a medium size plastic bowl. Add to the bowl one large egg, 1/2 cup of quality shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup of finely grated Parmesan cheese, and 1/4 to 1/2 cup (or more) hot chicken broth, or very hot water. Combine together until you have a nice thick dough that you can easily work with. Let this dough stand for about five to ten minutes.

Roll the dough to about one inch thick. Cut with the cookie cutter. Bake for approximately one hour at 200 degrees.

Doggie Biscuits in a Jar: Putting the Gift Together

On a nice piece of note paper, write down or print out the instructions for baking. Place the dry ingredients into the quart jar. Seal the lid tight. Tie with the decorative ribbon. Put the envelope on the ribbon. Place the directions in the envelope.

Give this great gift to any dog lover and dog pet owner. This is a fun way for them to make homemade doggie biscuits for their dog. It is a great gift that is inexpensive and easy to make with virtually no work.

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Thursday, July 24, 2008

How to Keep a Microwave Fresh and Clean

Using your microwave for cooking is a great way to save money on electricity. A microwave is great to make popcorn or heat leftovers. Unfortunately, if you do not clean up splatters between uses, a microwave can be a real chore to clean later on.

Use these tips for how to keep a microwave fresh and clean:

Cover items cooking in the microwave to reduce splatters and spills.

Wipe microwave immediately after each use.

Put a paper towel in the center of microwave to absorb accidents or overflow of cooked food.

Wipe exterior of microwave daily.

Use a half cup of water with lemon juice heated to boiling in your microwave to easily remove any stubborn spots. Just wipe with paper towels.

Or - put a microwave safe container with water and vinegar inside of your microwave. Heat for 2 - 3 minutes. Allow to stay in the microwave for a couple of minutes. Wipe microwave clean with paper towels.

Remove turn table and clean with dishwashing liquid. Rinse well. Dry and place back in microwave.

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Top 10 Reasons to Not Answer the Door

Top reasons not to answer the door:

[1] You don’t like to have company.

[2] You are in the middle of your favorite television show.

[3] Your house is dirty.

[4] You like to hear your dog bark and be confused as to why you didn’t open the door.

[5] It is a bill collector.

[6] It is a magazine seller.

[7] You don’t have on any clothes.

[8] Your ex super glued your door shut.

[9] You like to make people think you have a social life.

[10] You can’t tear yourself away from your computer game.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Summer Recipes Hot Sweet Pears for the Grill: Decadent Grilled Pears for Dessert

Pears are delicious no matter how you fix them. One of my favorite fruit summer recipes is for grilling pears outside. Because these are actually grilled in a pan, you can do them all year round, even inside.

Summer Recipes Hot Sweet Pears for the Grill: Ingredients

7 pears
3 tablespoons margarine
3 tablespoons of pear juice
3 tablespoons of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
¼ teaspoon of ginger
½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 pint of vanilla ice cream

Summer Recipes Hot Sweet Pears for the Grill: Preparation

Peel pears and cut in half. Set aside.

In a metal sauce pan mix other ingredients (except ice cream). Place on grill over medium heat and cook sauce until it is completely blended (about three minutes). Place pears flat side down on grill. Baste with sauce. Flip once. Grill each side about three to five minutes. Serve with scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Summer Recipes: Pimento Cheese Microwave Omelet

I love the taste of omelets. Omelets are great to have any time of the day. You don’t have to eat an omelet just for breakfast. I love that I can cook a quick omelet in the microwave for a quick meal anytime. This omelet is a good way to use up left over fresh vegetables in your refrigerator.

Pimento Cheese Microwave Omelet: Ingredients

Pinch of chopped onions
Pinch of chopped green bell pepper
Pinch of chopped tomatoes
2 egg servings of egg beaters
1 pinch of salt substitute
Dash of soy milk
2 tablespoons pimento cheese

Pimento Cheese Microwave Omelet: Preparation

Combine the ingredients in a microwave safe cereal bowl. Cook for two minutes on high. Serve with a whole wheat muffin.

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Friday, July 18, 2008

Do Not Monkey Around in Walmart: Walmart Faces Potential Lawsuit

I was listening to the local radio station while doing my freelance writing work. An interesting story caught my attention. Wal-Mart is facing a potential lawsuit for preventing a woman from bringing a monkey as a service animal into their Springfield, Missouri store. The customer that was not allowed in the store is now considering suing Wal-Mart for violation of the American Disabilities Act.

According to the Kansas City Star newspaper report, Debby Rose has had problems at other establishments with not being allowed to bring her service monkey inside. Ms. Rose states that she suffers from public panic attacks due to a social anxiety disorder and the ten year old monkey makes it easier for her to go out in public.

“Health officials in 2006 sent letters to restaurants and grocery stores, advising them not to let Rose in with the monkey.

Rose also alleges she was denied access to Cox Health Systems facilities.

The three entities declined to comment on the lawsuit.”

(Resource: Kansas City Star, July 17, 2008: http://www.kansascity.com/news/breaking_news/story/708770.html)

What really determines a service pet? Should this woman be denied the right to bring a service monkey into establishments? Was the health department wrong in sending those letters?

I think that the health department is devaluing the mental disability. Social anxiety disorders are just as serious as someone needing a dog to help them see if they have a severe visual impairment or visual disability. It is a fine line to draw. From the date of the letter from the health department, she has been dealing with these types of problems now for over two years.


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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Summer Recipes: Honey Dew on a Stick for the Grill

Grill recipes are such fun because you can do them inside or outside. I love to eat fruit in the summer months. It is so refreshing and tasty. Also, a lot of the summer recipes for fruit give you increased energy.

Honey Dew on a Stick for the Grill: Ingredients

1 honey dew melon
¼ cup of squeezed fresh lemon juice
2 rounded tablespoons of sugar substitute
1 tablespoon minced ginger

Honey Dew on a Stick for the Grill: Preparation

Cut honey dew melon into chunks. Mix lemon juice, sugar substitute and ginger into a plastic bowl. Saturate honey dew melon chunk. Place on skewer. Let stand for a couple of minutes to absorb mixture. Place on piping hot grill for approximately two minutes.

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Summer Recipes Sinful Grilled Hazelnut Pears in a Pocket

Crank up the grill and enjoy some great summer recipes with fruit. The sinful grilled hazelnut pears in a pocket summer recipe takes about fifteen minutes to cook and is a fun dessert that everyone is sure to love. Best of all it is virtually no work and easy to fix!

Summer Recipes Sinful Grilled Hazelnut Pears in a Pocket: Ingredients

6 pears
½ teaspoon of nutmeg
½ teaspoon of cinnamon
3 tablespoons traditional corn syrup
3 tablespoons of butter
½ cup of tightly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup of hazelnuts
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon ginger
Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Summer Recipes Sinful Grilled Hazelnut Pears in a Pocket: Preparation

Combine all the ingredients (except pears and ice cream) into a metal sauce pan. Heat on the grill until bubbling.

Cut the six pears in half (leaving the peel on). Prepare six squares of aluminum big enough to completely wrap around each pear half.

Place pear half on the foil with the non-peeled side up. Fill with the sauce. Wrap the pear. Poke a few holes for steam. Place on the grill and cook for about fifteen minutes. Serve with a big scoop of butter pecan ice cream.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Microchip Saves Beagle and Reunites with Family After Half a Decade

After half a decade of being lost from his home in Queens, Rocco was finally reunited with his family thanks to a dog microchip that had been implanted in the beagle. You can only imagine the sheer excitement and joy that the family must have felt when Rocco the family beagle dog was returned to them.

"We have reunited families with their dogs before but never after so many years - this is unheard of," Randy Durrence of Liberty County Animal Control tells the New York Post. (Reference: USA Today, July 15, 2008)

Resource: http://blogs.usatoday.com/ondeadline/2008/07/dog-returns-hom.html

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Summer Recipes: Flaming Grilled Pineapple Wedges

You can really watch the fun with some summer recipes. Flaming grilled pineapple wedges are great to fix on the grill and watch everyone in their excitement when the flames are shooting off of the pineapple wedges.

One thing that you should note about this summer recipe is that once you put the wedges over the flame, get away from the grill. You can watch the pineapple wedges go up in flames but you don’t want to have them burn you or your friends. That would completely ruin all the fun of grilling.

Summer Recipes Flaming Grilled Pineapple Wedges: Ingredients

1 pineapple
½ cup of Worcestershire sauce
½ cup of honey
½ cup of vegetable margarine
½ cup of tightly packed dark brown sugar
½ cup of dark alcoholic rum (this will flame off of the pineapple wedges)

Summer Recipes Flaming Grilled Pineapple Wedges: Preparation

Cut the pineapple into large chunks or wedges removing the core and the peeling. In a metal sauce pan combine all the ingredients except the pineapple. Place on the grill and bring to a boil for about five minutes until the sauce thickens.

Spread the sauce over the pineapple chunks. Carefully place on the grill and stand back! The pineapple wedges should go up in flames for grill fun. Turn once. Cook for about two minutes until the pineapple chunks turn brown.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Summer Recipes for Grilling: Drunken Peach Grill Recipe for Family Fun and Grill Dessert

You can try out some great summer recipes over the grill. Fruit is very interesting to grill. There are some great things that you can do with fruit over the grill for summer recipes. If you have an indoor grill, you can grill these summer recipes inside all winter long. For this recipe you can substitute rum flavoring with mixed with water if you want it non-alcoholic for your summer grilling.

One of my favorite parts about this summer recipe is that it is simple to fix. You can prepare drunken peach grill recipe very quickly and with virtually no work. This is a quick and very tasty grill dessert that your family is sure to enjoy.

This summer recipe serves 6.

Drunken Peach Grill Recipe: Ingredients

2 tablespoons of unsalted, low-fat margarine

2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

¼ cup dark rum (or ¼ cup of water with strong rum flavoring added)

6 ripe peaches

1 pint of butter pecan ice cream

Drunken Peach Grill Recipe: Peach Preparation

Cut the six firm, ripe peaches in half. Pit them. Do not peel the peaches.

Drunken Peach Grill Recipe: Drunken Sauce

Combine rum or rum water with butter in a metal sauce pan and heat over the grill until
bubbling slightly.

Remove the sauce pan from the grill. Add the brown sugar to the drunken sauce mix and stir until dissolved.

Drunken Peach Grill Recipe: Grilling the Peaches

Dip the peach halves in the drunken sauce. Coat each peach individually very well. Place on the grill with the flat side up. Grill until the peach skin has light grill marks on it. Turn and repeat for the flat side. Remove from the heat and serve the drunken peaches with a heaping scoop of butter pecan ice cream.

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Monday, July 14, 2008

Do Not Mess With Grandma: Grandmother Wins Boxing Match with Rabid Fox

One think that Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania is like any other town. Quiet and a place to do some fun gardening in the yard. According to Associated Press, “A 77-year-old grandmother was recovering at home after she pinned down a rabid fox that bit her and held it until help arrived. Avis Blakeslee was attacked as she tended to her petunias outside her Stroudsburg farmhouse.” (Resource: Associated Press, July 14, 2008)

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Secret Game Tips for Playing Magic 21 at Gamesville: Earn More GVs Daily in Less Game Play Time

First, let me start out that I am not affiliated with or sponsoring Gamesville. I make nothing off of sharing these secret game tips with you. While I was learning to play Magic 21 at Gamesville, I found it very hard to get any of the seasoned players to tell me any good tips on making the most gvs and getting high game scores. After playing the game for a bit, I decided to put together a list of secret game tips. The more points that you score and the more columns you complete, the faster you can earn Gamesville gvs.

Magic 21 is a popular game on Gamesville that many people play. You can chat with other players in Magic 21. You can even sign up for Magic 21 tournaments. The tournaments list the score by the gvs that you won in that round of Magic 21 instead of the actual score that you got. However, if you can do the combinations of Magic 21, you might find that your gvs will be higher and you can win some cool Magic 21 tournaments.

Magic 21 Game Tips: Lucky Sevens

Lucky sevens is when you get a column in Magic 21 that are three sevens. Seven times three is 21. You can get some really good Magic 21 game points with a column of lucky sevens. When you have a seven at the top of a column, make sure to leave it open. Do not place any cards but seven in that column for your Magic 21 game. Do this for your Magic 21 game for up to two columns of seven. After that, you can use the sevens.

Magic 21 Game Tips: Eleven Columns

In the Magic 21 game, you need to have your columns add to 21 to clear them. One way to quickly get 21 is to have your columns set to add up to eleven. Eleven columns in Magic 21 game can then have a face card or Ace placed on them to quickly get 21 points and more gvs.

Use the following combinations to get 11 columns in the Magic 21 game:

9, 2 cards

6,5 cards

8,3 cards

2,3,6 cards

4,7 cards (but keep your lucky 7 columns open)

Ace cards

Magic 21 Game Tips: Larger Combination Columns

In the Magic 21 game, you might find that you are getting a streak of 10 cards. You can place these on smaller cards to increase your chances of getting 21 in just three cards.

For example: 10 and 6 you just need a 5 or 2 and 3 cards to get 21

10 and 8 you just need a three card to get 21

Magic 21 Game Tips: One-Eye Jacks

The one-eyed jacks in the Magic 21 game are the jacks that have their heads turned. These need to be the first card in your Magic 21 game column. You can place a 10 or an Ace on them to get bonus points in the Magic 21 game and collect even more gvs. Save those one-eye jacked columns to make this combination in the Magic 21 game.

Magic 21 Game Tips: Suicide Kings

Suicide kings in Magic 21 game are wonderful point makers and gvs. A suicide king in the Magic 21 game is the King of Hearts. You need an Ace and King of Hearts Combination to get a suicide king bonus points for the Magic 21 game. Save those Ace Columns and King of Heart columns to make this combination.

Magic 21 Game Tips: Use Ace Cards Wisely

An Ace Card in the Magic 21 game counts for one point or eleven points depending on which column that you use it on. Remember that you need the Ace card for the suicide kings and one-eye jack combinations for extra Magic 21 game bonus points. Use the Ace only when you absolutely have to or with the combinations that give you the Magic 21 game bonus points.

Magic 21 Game Tips: 5 Card 21

The 5 card 21 combination in the Magic 21 game gives you lots of points as well. If you can get your column to equal exactly 21 points in the Magic 21 game without going over in five cards you can collect some really big bonus points and gvs.

Magic 21 Game Tips: Streaks

A streak is when you are able to clear columns in a row. For example, if you clear one column, next card another column then you will have a streak of 2. The higher the streak, the more bonus points you can collect in Magic 21 game. If you are on a streak in the Magic 21 game, use your Ace cards to continue the streak even if it is not a suicide king, one-eyed jack combination for even more Magic 21 game bonus points.

Magic 21 Game Tips: Lower Number of Rooms

All the rooms combined for each of the games on Gamesville are calculated for the high score. This means that if you go to a room that has virtually no-one in it, you can still collect Magic 21 game gvs and be in the top five. I’ve noticed in my game play at Gamesville, that the rooms with fewer people tend to give more gvs per column cleared in Magic 21 game.

Magic 21 Game Tips: Top 5 Winner

If you can be a top 5 winner in the Magic 21 game, you can really collect some bonus gvs. They give you additional gvs for being in the top 5 over the gvs that you collected while playing Magic 21 game.

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Virtually Sugar Free Banana Delight Grill Recipe for Summer Family Fun

I love to grill during the summer months. It is so much fun to get the family together. A favorite of the family is virtually sugar free banana delight. This is a very easy recipe that is fun to use on the grill. Because it is quick to do, I like to serve this grill recipe for a dessert. You don’t even have to have everyone from the family over to enjoy virtually sugar free banana delight grill recipe. You might want to keep all these delicious bananas for yourself! There is very little work in putting them together.

Virtually Sugar Free Banana Delight Grill: Ingredients

½ gallon of no-sugar added or sugar free vanilla ice cream or ½ gallon of no-sugar added or sugar free frozen vanilla yogurt

½ cup of brown sugar substitute

¼ cup of unsalted, low-fat margarine

4 firm bananas that are just slightly under-ripe

1 bottle sugar free chocolate syrup

Metal Pan

Virtually Sugar Free Banana Delight Grill: Sauce Mixture

In the metal pan over medium grill heat, combine the margarine, brown sugar substitute and grill until completely melted.

Virtually Sugar Free Banana Delight Grill: Banana Preparation

Take the slightly under-ripe bananas and cut them in half length-wise. Lay the bananas in the pan and completely coat with the sauce mixture.

Grill the bananas over a medium grill heat for approximately two minutes on each side. Remove from the heat and place on dessert plate.

Drizzle the sugar free chocolate syrup over the grilled bananas. Serve with a scoop of sugar-free or no-sugar added ice cream or frozen yogurt.

Grilled Cantaloupe on a Stick for Summer Grill Family Fun

Cantaloupe is readily available during June to August for summer fun and enjoyment. You can often find cantaloupe year round to enjoy for eating as well. However, it typically is most abundant during the middle summer month periods.

Cantaloupe is extremely healthy to eat and to enjoy. It is a very rich source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. With only around 56 calories per cupful, cantaloupe provides a complete daily serving of both Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The other good news about cantaloupe is that it is also rich in other important nutrients that our bodies crave. You will find potassium, Vitamin B6, dietary fiber, folate and niacin all in cantaloupe as well to give great energy boost to your body and help to metabolize carbohydrates.

Here is a fun summer grill recipe to use with cantaloupe. It is quick and easy to fix on the grill. The family is sure to enjoy this cantaloupe grill recipe as a perfect grill salad to serve for grill eating.

Grilled Cantaloupe on a Stick for Summer Grill Family Fun: Ingredients

1 fresh medium to large cantaloupe

¼ fat free margine

½ cup of all natural honey

1/3 cup of freshly picked mint leaves

Wooden Skewer Sticks

Grilled Cantaloupe on a Stick for Summer Grill Family Fun: Sauce Preparation

Combine the butter, honey and mint leaves in a small metal pan. Place on hot grill until the mixture is melted and smooth together. Stir frequently. It normally takes about three minutes on the grill to mix the sauce. Remove the pan from the heated section of the grill.

Grilled Cantaloupe on a Stick for Summer Grill Family Fun: Cantaloupe Preparation

Cut the cantaloupe into bite size chunks. Thread the cantaloupe onto the wooden skewer sticks. Lightly coat with the sauce you prepared on the grill.

Grilled Cantaloupe on a Stick for Summer Grill Family Fun: Cooking

Place the cantaloupe skewer sticks on the grill. Cook on the grill over medium heat for approximately 2 minutes. Turn the sticks. Baste again with the cantaloupe grill sauce. Cook over the medium heated grill for another couple of minutes, turning frequently.

Grilled Cantaloupe on a Stick for Summer Grill Family Fun: Serving

Serve as a side dish for your family grill fun. You can prepare extra sauce and use for dipping.

Serves 4

Sweet Pink Grilled Honey Pineapple Recipe to Enjoy on the Summer Grill

Pineapple is a great fruit to enjoy year round. You will find that pineapple is very versatile and you can do many different things with pineapple. One of the things that I enjoy with pineapple is to grill it during the summer. It is a great dessert to grill for the family grill times. It is a lot of fun to grill pineapple and very little work to it at all.

Here is a pineapple grill recipe that is easy to make.

Sweet Pink Grilled Honey Pineapple Ingredients

12 cut slices of fresh bought pineapple

3 heaping tablespoons of fresh honey

3 heaping tablespoons of cherry brandy

2 regular teaspoon of lemon juice

4 tablespoons of fresh cherries sliced in half

4 slices of Angel Food Cake

Sweet Pink Grilled Honey Pineapple Marinade

Combine honey, lemon juice and cherry brandy together in a glass mixing bowl. Place the fresh cut pineapple slices in the marinade mixture. Marinate one to three hours prior to grilling.

Sweet Pink Grilled Honey Pineapple Grilling

Lightly oil the grill. Heat the summer grill to a medium heat. Place marinated pineapple slices over the grill. Grill the first side until caramelized. Turn. Cover with sliced cherries and grill the remaining side until caramelized.

Serving Sweet Pink Grilled Honey Pineapple Dessert

Place the sweet pink grilled honey pineapple that you grilled over a slice of angel food cake and serve warm for a nice grill dessert during the summer fun.

Serves 4

Flickering Firefly

Flickering firefly in the night,

Lighting up the yard,



Busy through the night.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Foot Blood Bat: Crocs Shoes Can Cause Permanent Injury on Escalators to Children

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is an average mid-sized southern town. The most popular place to shop is Hanes Mall for kids, teens, parents and others. A local resident of Lexington, North Carolina was with his Mom shopping at Hanes Mall on July 11th. The nine-year old boy had his Crocs sandals catch in the escalator at the mall and barely was able to jerk his foot out.

According to MSNBC local news, the mother, Becky Simmons initially thought that her nine-year old son was simply playing around on the escalator. The boy’s Crocs caught in the escalator and were burned and torn before the nine-year old boy was able to jerk his foot free.

Also according to MSNBC local news, this is not the first incident of the Crocs causing injury on escalators. The rubber shoes catch on the side and heat up. There have been amputations and other serious injuries reported because of the popular shoes catching in the gaps on escalators.

The popular mall is now considering placing signs of warning about rubber shoes at the escalators. Crocs has stated that they have placed a warning tag on their new shoes. “The Consumer Product Safety Commission said nearly 10,000 Americans are treated each year after accidents on escalators. About 2,000 of those injuries involve shoes, feet or hands becoming trapped in the moving stairs.” (Resource: MSNBC News: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25627783/)

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Friday, July 11, 2008

Child Slavery is Legal In United States: Right to Beat, Emotionally Abuse and Brain Wash Children in the US

Parents have the right to beat; emotionally abuse and brain wash children in the US. If you have a tender heart this is not the article you want to read. Not many people like to hear the hard ugly facts about child slavery in the United States today. Yet, child slavery is happening in virtually every neighborhood, regardless of race, economic status or educational background.

Child Slavery: Emotional Abuse

There are some homes that children are screamed at and told all sorts of things on a daily basis. These children truly believe that the emotional abuse they endure is not abuse at all. The yelling is because they misbehaved and deserved it. They have such low self-esteem that it is frightening.

But can you have someone intervene? For older children that have endured years of emotional abuse and been emotional slaves to parents, the answer is no. If an older child states that they will not talk in a therapy session (court ordered or not) there is nothing that a therapist can do to help the child.

In the rare instance that someone intervenes to help the emotionally abused child, the child is still in the presence of the abuser daily. The child slave owner doesn’t want a healthy child. They want a slave that is going to listen to every command and order. The slave owner parent will continue to emotionally abuse the child. Some will even threaten older children that if they speak out in therapy sessions, they will be severely punished.

Who is the child to believe? It is only natural that they are going to believe the lies and threats of the child slave owner. After all, no-one has been able to stop these monsters earlier in the child’s life. The child or teen then listens to the child slave owner, who is their parent, and refuses to allow the therapy to work for them.

Yet, in the United States it is perfectly legal for you to call your child or teen any name that you want. You can threaten them with anything that you want. Why not? After all, children are not people. They are simply property in the United States.

How many people hear children being screamed at across the street or next door? How many people will see an enraged Mom or Dad cuss their child in public? We glare. We frown. Yet, many of us do not step in to help these kids. The ones that do step in find that the system in the United States permits this type of emotional abuse and accepts it.

If a child communicates that they are being threatened and emotionally traumatized, it still does not matter. Child Protective Services is so over-burdened with “real” cases that they cannot intervene in emotional abuse from a child slave owner. These children are suffering in silence.
Some children make it to a therapist. They exhibit all the signs of an emotionally abused child. Yet, their slave owners are slick and careful and know the laws. As long as they are not leaving physical marks and are not sexually abusing the children and teens, guess what? The child slave owner parents can get away with whatever they want emotionally abusive in the United States.

Child Slavery: Unlimited Nannies

The United States outlawed unlimited child labor and even put in child labor laws. These of course are only for the business groups. As a parent, you can work your child a great deal in virtually any type of work without paying them or even thanking them.
There is a teen that gets up in the middle of the night to answer the cry on the baby monitor and change a baby diaper. There is a small elementary child helping a younger sibling with a bottle. All of these types of helping the parents out are in the name of just older siblings helping younger ones. After all it teaches responsibility.

Yet, I beg to differ. Irresponsible parents know that they can have all the children that they want because the other kids will bear the burden of physical and emotional care. Parents don’t even have to have the money to afford kids because the government will step in with WIC and Medicaid, free lunches, utility assistance and so forth. A woman with too many kids can just have the government pay for more kids. The kids can then be used to take care of one another.
Siblings are becoming the unlimited nannies. It doesn’t matter that there sleep routines are interrupted. It doesn’t matter that they are deprived social time with peers. It doesn’t even matter that they don’t have time to complete their homework and are falling asleep on buses and at their school desks.

Child Slavery: Brain Washed Child Slaves

Brain washed child slaves are the hardest to help in the United States. First, the child slave owners teach these children to lie about the events going on in their homes. At a very early age, they are taught to keep secrets and not tell the rest of the world what is happening. They exhibit all the signs of an abused child but there is no way to prove the brain washing and torture are happening in the home. When questioned, the child slaves will lie repeatedly to protect their child slave owners.

Intervention is almost impossible. The children believe that this type of behavior and chaos in life is perfectly normal. When challenged, it really bothers them. If they get to the point that they realize that it is not acceptable, they are torn with bonds that they have for their child slave owners. It takes years of deprogramming someone that has been so thoroughly brainwashed from the cradle.

Child Slavery: Unlimited Yard Labor

One of the laws is that children cannot operate certain types of machinery in the paid labor force. This was to reduce the number of child injuries in work related accidents. Yet, today parents can legally have child slavery with young children and teens operating yard equipment that is dangerous. How many times have you driven through neighborhoods and seen young children behind push mowers, weed edgers and even riding lawn mowers? I’ve even seen kids spraying chemicals and pesticides on yards to keep them healthy and green!

Some will say that this is not dangerous. Children learn responsibility by raking the yard, using leaf blowers and so forth. The truth of the matter is that parents can get out of their responsibility of doing the yard work by having child slaves. They don’t have to pay them or even thank them for this type of work.

Child Slaves: Beating is Allowed

In the United States if you do not put your child into a doctor’s office or emergency room, the majority of the time there is not going to be intervention. A slap across the face or a spanking with whatever object is handy is permissible in the United States.

You can beat the crap out of your child and if no-one sees the marks, you are home free. Of course the child slave owners tell these children no-one will believe them. If they tell, they will get even worse. A lot of the time they do get worse if they speak out. They learn at an early age that the physical abuse is part of life and to survive secrets and lies are to be told to the rest of the world.

The attitude that parents can do anything they want to their child as far as corporal punishment is accepted by our society. Also, you can jerk a child away from a display case in a store and the majority of times, no-one is going to intervene and tell you to calm down or be more gentle with your child. A toddler can be slapped on the rear and knocked off his feet, while people stand by and glare.

Is it alright to slap a kid across the face? Is it alright to take a spanking board to them? Can you whip and threaten a teen? You will be surprised at how many teens are given corporal punishment, slapped, jerked around, pushed and shoved on regular basis. Yet, our society allows this.

Parenting Tips Baby Bottles and More for Parents to Read

Being a new parent is a very exciting time. The Internet is a great place to find parenting tips. Glancing through my Associated Content publications, I decided to put together a compilation of parenting tips that I have written for parents since I joined. Just click on the parenting article title that you would like to read. It will then take you to the parenting article on Associated Content. Feel free to comment on the parenting articles as well.

Beginners Guide to Selecting a Baby Bottle : Choosing a baby bottle can seem a little confusing at first. Use this article to learn all about choosing a baby bottle. Selecting a bottle is important whether you are nursing or using baby formula.

Parenting: Stay at Home Decision: The decision to stay at home is determined by the special needs of the child; breastfeeding issues; costs and quality of alternative care.

Tips for the Family Wash : Family wash can be made simpler by having separate hampers, pinning socks together and other tips.

Entrepreneurship and Businesses for Teens: Pets, thank you cards, lawn service and many other opportunities are available for entrepreneurships and businesses for teens.

How to Encourage Good Public Behavior in Children: Giving positive rewards and setting a good example encourages good public behavior in children.

How to Clean Crayon Marks Off of Walls: How to get rid of those work of arts in crayon.

FluMist is Having a Better Response in Children Then Traditional Shots: New England Journal of Medicine report shows that FluMist is effective and safe for children in reducing flu.

How to Be a Parent and a Writer: For those that freelance learning how to be a parent and a writer can be quite a challenge. The good news is that you can find the balance to be a parent and a writer.

How to Help Teens Avoid Bad Food Habits: More then ever, it is important for parents to take an active part in helping to avoid bad food habits that many teens are adopting today.

Little Child Poem

Little child is a poem that is written in free verse poem style. There is a rhyme in the poem though. However, there is no meter for each stanza of the poem. I hope that those that read this poem will enjoy it.

Little Child
Little child of the night,
So powerful,
Yet full of fright.
Little child of the wind,
So mighty and strong,
Fitting in to blend.
Little child of the day,
Your voice silent,
But.. you do have a say.
Little child of the star,
Looking to heaven,
Knowing I’m not far.
Little child of the moon,
Sharing time with friends,
Talking midnight til noon.
Little child of the water,
Whispering secrets to the sea,
Nothing left to barter.
Little child of God,
He hears your prayers,
You are loved by me and by God.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Secret MySpace Layouts Tips: Free Tips to Creating the Perfect MySpace Layouts

If you are not already familiar with MySpace, it is a social networking site. MySpace has been around for a while now. In fact, so many people use MySpace that there are jokes running around about Tom. There have been numerous clone MySpace sites that have emerged and even MySpace off-shoots. Part of having a MySpace is the ability to customize MySpace with a layout. There are lots of MySpace layouts that you can select from. You can even create your very own MySpace layouts for your use or to share with others on MySpace.

Here are some tips to get you going for your MySpace layouts.

MySpace Layout Tips: Keep it Colorful

When someone visits your MySpace page, they want excitement and color. Keep your MySpace profile colorful and you will attract more repeat MySpace visitors.

MySpace Layout Tips: Have Up Pictures

When you do your MySpace layout put up pictures. You don’t have to use pictures of yourself on MySpace. You can put up pictures of your pets, your yard, other friends and so forth.

MySpace Layout Tips: Don’t Make the Background Too Busy

Some people have a real problem with busy backgrounds on MySpace. You can’t even read the text that is on their MySpace profile. What good is the MySpace profile if no-one can read what you wrote on it? Don’t make the background too busy on your MySpace profile.

MySpace Layout Tips: Put up a Play List

Play lists are popular on social networking sites. They are especially popular on MySpace profiles. Put up a play list that others can listen to while they check out your MySpace comments, your MySpace profile and the other stuff in your MySpace area.

MySpace Layout Tips: Organize Your MySpace Layout

If you organize your MySpace layout, people can look at your MySpace profile better. This makes it a lot easier for people to find your MySpace layout as well.

MySpace Layout Tips: Add Extra Features

Whenever possible add extra features to your MySpace profile and MySpace layout.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips Throw a DIY Party to Get Help with Big Home Improvement Projects

Are there repairs to your home that you are putting off because the task is just too big? Think about it for a moment. Perhaps, you need a new paint job on your home? One of the best ways to get motivated is through a DIY home improvement party. You can have the help of friends and family help you with these big projects. Here are some easy DIY home improvement party tips to get you started.

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips: Select the Project

Think about the type of home improvement project that you would like to do that requires the help of others. You can paint the exterior of your home. You could put up a storage building on your property. Perhaps you would like to install an outdoor water pond and water fountain?

Select the home improvement project that you would like help with. A DIY home improvement party is a great way to get help with these type of projects.

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips: Pick a Date and Send Invitations

You will need to select a date and send invitations to family and friends that you would like to attend the DIY home improvement party. Ask for an RSVP so that you can have a rough idea of how many people will be arriving to help out.

You can create invitations online to print and mail. The other option is to send people an invite through the email or even just telephone them. Make certain everyone knows that there is plenty to do, even if they have no experience with the particular DIY home improvement project you are going to be doing during the party.

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips: Organize Materials

Organize your materials in one central location. You should make certain to purchase everything that you will need for the DIY project prior to the actual party. Ask your friends and family members that are coming to work to bring along some of their tools. This will make it easier to get the DIY project done and save on expenses.

Have a designated area for the tools. Guests can share tools and supplies as they are helping you with the DIY project.

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips: Crank up the Music

Pick some great music that you think everyone will enjoy. You can play virtually anything. Music that is upbeat and has a strong tempo will keep everyone motivated and moving while they are helping with the DIY home improvement project. The end product will come about faster if you have some great tunes already selected.

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips: Make a List of Tasks

Prior to the DIY home improvement party, make a list of tasks for the project. Have some that are easy so the kids can get involved. Teen help and younger children help are valuable. It is a good way for them to learn and to have fun. Have guests select which tasks they would like to work on the most.

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips: Great Food and Relaxation Time

Have easy and simple foods prepared your guests. You will need a cooler with ice and some drinks that everyone can enjoy. If the party is going to extend over a meal time, have everything already made so that you can quickly serve and get everyone back to work on your DIY project.

Easy DIY Home Improvement Party Tips: Plan to Have Fun

Even if the DIY home improvement does not get completed, you should have fun. You can socialize and really have a good time with your family and friends. Don’t become so focused on the DIY home improvement project that you forget to have fun. After all, a fun party like this can be repeated often.