Browsing posts tagged: Family & Relationships
The Devil Comes to Dartmoor

Many will have heard of the ghostly white lady haunting Tavistock – the notorious Mary Howard, accused of murdering her four husbands. A few may know the true story of her lover, George Cutteford, the puritan lawyer who died illegally imprisoned in the horror of Lydford Gaol, persecuted by Mary’s fourth husband – Sir Richard […]

Test Your EQ

Emotional Intelligence, more commonly referred to as EQ (emotional quotient) is the ability to be aware of one’s own emotions and those of other people. The two main aspects of EQ are: understanding yourself and your goals, aspirations, responses and behaviour; understanding others and their feelings. In today’s competitive workplace more and more companies are […]

Playing Together

Ideal for vacation time, trips, family get-togethers, and days when your kids just can’t find anything to do, Playing Together is a treasure trove of parent-friendly projects with kid-tested results.Smolen makes getting siblings, cousins, or neighborhood children of different ages together an easy task, providing a collection of outdoor and indoor games and arts and […]

The Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook

Every time we tell someone about this book we get puzzled grins, raised eyebrows, and hilarious guesses as to what on earth The Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook might possibly be. Every time we tell a guy about it, he becomes instantly intent on doing pretty much anything if it’ll get him into the book. One boy (who […]

Grand Theft Childhood

Listening to pundits and politicians, you’d think that the relationship between violent video games and aggressive behavior in children is clear. Children who play violent video games are more likely to be socially isolated and have poor interpersonal skills. Violent games can trigger real-world violence. The best way to protect our kids is to keep […]

Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies

Fold beautiful papercraft butterflies with this easy origami book.Whimsical, exquisite and fragile, butterflies and moths have enchanted and inspired people for centuries. Origami artist Michael G. LaFosse is no exception. Hundreds of LaFosse butterflies have been featured in exhibitions around the world and his iconic designs are now eagerly sought and widely imitated by folding […]

Understanding Compulsive Gambling

A concise overview of addictive gambling. This Understanding Compulsive Gambling pamphlet clearly describes both the emotional progression and the effects of compulsive gambling on our lives, finances, and families. Personal stories demonstrate that change is possible through programs such as Gamblers Anonymous.

Aces Up

Seventeen-year-old high school senior Shannon Card needs money. And lots of it. She’s been admitted to Wellesley, but her dad just lost his job, and somehow she has to come up with a year of tuition herself. But Shannon’s dream of making big bucks waitressing at the local casino, the Collosio, disappears faster than a […]

365 Family Games and Pastimes

Remember Blind Man’s Bluff, Pin the Tail and Murder in the Dark? Making daisy chains and collecting conkers? And when rainy afternoons meant card games and battleships? Jam-packed with games and activities for all ages, 365 Family Games and Pastimes remembers all the classics we used to love, bringing them back for the entire family […]

Kids‘ Backyard Activities and Games

Keeping the kids entertained (without sticking them in front of the television) can be quite the task. But with Kids‘ Backyard Activities and Games, you’ll find plenty of ideas for activities you can all enjoy outside. This handy download will keep everyone happy hands down! Keeping the kids entertained (without sticking them in front of […]