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Archive | December, 2007

Merry Christmas!

By Kay on Sat, Dec 22, 2007

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Here’s hoping you have a wonderful Christmas season with loved ones… you know, kids, family, friends, fudge, pie, turkey and dressing – ALL the things you love!!! 🙂

Christmas 2007

Honey Better Than Drugs for Kids’ Coughs

By Kay on Tue, Dec 4, 2007

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Parents might consider giving their coughing child honey instead of medicine, according to a study released Monday.

Buckwheat honey — a dark variety sold in most grocery stores — relieved children’s coughs and helped them sleep better than dextromethorphan, the drug in most over-the-counter cough suppressants, according to a report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Honey also beat out no treatment at all.

“(Honey) is a cheap and effective treatment,” said Dr. Ian Paul, lead investigator for the study. “Consider using this as a treatment before going to the pharmacy to pick up an over-the-counter cough and cold medicine.”

Click here to read the rest of this article, courtesy of the Houston Chronicle.

Holy cow!! Great use of visuals to help explain the proposed budget cuts and their actual impact on the overall budget.


You’ll never fold tshirts the same way again!

If you ever wanted to hear someone put a mommy’s day into a song, try this one! (I guarantee you’ll laugh your butt off.)

A little on the political side, but interesting nonetheless…

Children’s Books We’ve Read

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