Monthly Archives: September 2008

Problems with raising a writer

Sure, it’s easy to say “raise a writer” and incorporate these four great project ideas: Creative Captions Personal Journal A family paper A wish book. But what do you do when your ten or eleven year old is writing up … Continue reading

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FrankenTreats!

And I thought I was doing swell by making rice crispy treats and sprinkling the leftover half bag of chocolate chips over the pan of treats while it was still warm. Check out the Halloween Treat Recipes at Parenting.com for … Continue reading

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McFood is People!

Not to turn you totally against McDonalds; I eat there often. But here’s an interesting photo of a hamburger from 1996. That is, it’s a current picture of a burger that’s older than my children.

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Rick Riordan: Teen Author Lecture

Rick Riordan is coming! He’ll be doing the October Teen Author Lecture for the Multnomah County Library. It’s 7PM on Oct 13; tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults. He’s the author of the fun Percy Jackson series, … Continue reading

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Nancy Farmer: The Land of Silver Apples

I like this book and its predecessor, the Sea of Trolls. I like it because I enjoy the ancient Irish history. These novels bring together Saxons, Vikings and the Irish. It also brings together the “old faith” and the “new … Continue reading

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Carnival Fun for Young Children Helps Needy Children Internationally

The Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst is holding its annual UNICEF Carnival on Sunday, October 26th 4 -6:30 pm. This annual event is a safe non-scary Halloween event for young children. Everyone is in encouraged to wear a fun costume when … Continue reading

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Cans Food Festival

On September 25, Regal Cinemas will reward you for bringing in outside food. All shows except for “no pass” attractions are subject to this; bring three nonperishable food items and get a ticket and a small popcorn. Especially needed are … Continue reading

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Montessori Institute: Good at Doing Things lecture

The Montessori Institute Northwest is excited to announce an upcoming lecture, “Good at Doing Things” with special guest Dr. Steven Hughes a pediatric neuro- psychologist. He will be speaking on Montessori Education and Brain Development on Tuesday, September 23rd at … Continue reading

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Good at Doing Things

The Montessori Institute Northwest is excited to announce an upcoming lecture, “Good at Doing Things” with special guest Dr. Steven Hughes a pediatric neuro- psychologist. He will be speaking on Montessori Education and Brain Development on Tuesday, September 23rd at … Continue reading

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Car Seat Recycling

Bring your used, damaged, expired and unwanted car seats to be recycled. Saturn Dealership across from Legacy Mount Hood medical Center 3265 Sundial Avenue Troutdale, OR More Info

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