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Monthly Archives: September 2008
Sure, it’s easy to say “raise a writer” and incorporate these four great project ideas:
A family paper
A wish book.
But what do you do when your ten or eleven year old is writing up character sketches and the intro to a story but can’t get past the first chapter? We get Powerpoint presentations [...]
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 more suggestions. Here’s a suggestion for their Frankentreats.
1) make or purchase rice crispy treats. Put them [...]
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.
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, a fantasy about a son of Poseidon.
When my daughter heard the news, she squealed as if [...]
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 faith” of Christianity.
These stories work with Jack, a young man who is learning [...]
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 they come to take part in
traditional carnival games including: The Fish Pond, Golf, Pumpkin Bowling, [...]
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 peanut butter, rice, stews, chili, et ceteral.
I happen to know that Safeway had three cans [...]
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 the OHSU Old Library
Auditorium from 6:30-8:30pm.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through [...]
Saturday, September 13, 2008
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Saturn Dealership across from Legacy Mount Hood medical Center,
3265 Sundial Avenue Troutdale, OR
Bring your used, damaged, expired and unwanted car seats to be recycled.
More information or call: 503-643-5620
We also have a wonderful problem that needs solving! The response to the car seat recycling has been [...]