Because everybody loves a carnival…
Welcome and step right up to the weekly Carnival of Family Life!
Because it’s a carnival, I figured, what better theme than … a carnival? So enjoy the rides and concessions and read some articles, while you’re at it.
Angela Norton Tyler presents 10 Ways to Make Certain That Your Kids Hate School, Become Lazy & Dependent Learners, Drive Their Teachers Crazy, & End Up Living in Your Basement Until They Are 40 posted at Homework. Dinner. Life., a story about doing too much for a daughter.
Mark Montgomery presents How Good are Advanced Placement (AP) Courses? Are They Worth Taking? posted at Great College Advice, offering “tips to ensure that AP courses are as good as they should be.”
<h3>The house of mirrors … a.k.a. Family Finances</h3>
Raymond presents Explaining Why Financially Independent Men Rarely Call Their Mothers posted at Money Blue Book.
Debt Freedom Fighter presents Beat Retail Stores At Their Own Game With These 5 Tips posted at Discover Debt Freedom!
<h3>The concession stands … a.k.a. Family Health and Wellness</h3>
Shaheen Lakhan presents Acknowledging Vaccination Concerns, posted at GNIF Brain Blogger, saying, “When it comes to parents who choose not to vaccinate their children, a study reports two types: Radical (refuses everything) and reformist (selectively opt out of certain vaccines).”
Alvaro Fernandez presents Exercise Your Brain in the Cognitive Age, posted at SharpBrains, described as “reflections on key questions on brain health to which politicians, health policy makers, business leaders, educators and consumers should pay attention.”
Vera Lang presents Community Disaster Preparedness Tips – Plan Ahead of Time, posted at Be Safe Insure.com, sharing 10 disaster preparation steps to help you and your family.
Sally Thompson presents Team Effort: 50 Tips and Resources for Couples Losing Weight Together, posted at Nerds Do It Better.
<h3>The freak show … a.k.a. Family Humor</h3>
Terri Mauro presents Twenty Things I Learned Reading Children’s Fiction, posted at About Parenting Special Needs.
<h3>The petting zoo … a.k.a. Family Pets</h3>
<h3>The merry-go-round … a.k.a. Family Relationships & Self-Improvement</h3>
Alex Blackwell presents 23 Heartfelt Reasons I Will Always be Faithful to My Wife posted at The Next 45 Years.
Shamelle presents 8 Stress-Busting, Spirit Lifting, Body-Boosting Ideas To Brighten Your Day With Music, posted at Enhance Life.
Chief Family Officer presents Writing an End-of-Life Letter, posted at Chief Family Officer. He says, “This is a difficult topic, but one that should be addressed in all families at some point.” Very true. To read more about the dire consequences that could befall your family if you fail to make your wishes known — and they disagree about what is in your best interests — visit Robert’s Legacy. Our Carnival Administrator, JHSEsq., secured a victory for her clients in that matter before the California Supreme Court in 2001.
<h3>The tilt-a-whirl … a.k.a. Family Travel and Activities</h3>
<h3>The fortuneteller … a.k.a. Parenting Tips and Advice</h3>
Next Monday, May 26, 2008, will be a very special Memorial Day Edition of the Carnival, hosted at Colloquium.
Participants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit posts with Memorial Day or patriotic themes using the form at right not later than 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Saturday, May 24.