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Stairway to Heaven.

Turns out I’m actually not afraid of heights.  Rather, my fear stems from concern about my companions’ well-being at great heights.  I stumbled upon this discovery yesterday, while hiking an especially infamous, anxiety-provoking rock feature in Zion National Park —  1,070 more words

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Swimming in the Bay, Part 5: Fungus? What Fungus?

I have been swimming in the San Francisco Bay, now, for about 16 years.  I’ve blogged about this before; again and again, in fact.  667 more words

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Shattering the Silence of Child Abuse

By Susanne Mitchell, MSW and Program Manager Children’s Justice Center

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month and amazingly almost everyone knows someone who has been, or is currently being affected by child abuse. 397 more words


The ChapStick Conspiracy.

ChapStick is out to get me.  Not the company that manufactures the sneaky little suckers, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.  The actual tubes of lip balm themselves.  All of them.  725 more words

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Daily Tips : Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree:  Encourage your kids to plant tree on these holidays. Last vacation holidays, my son’s school gave a tree sapling to every child and asked them to plant the tree in places preferred by them. 69 more words


What Does Self Care Mean To You?

If you look up Self Care in Wikipedia here’s what you’ll read. In health care, self care is any necessary human regulatory function which is under  1,211 more words

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Parenting Hack: Preschoolers on Two-Wheel Bikes

Did you know your child is capable of riding a two-wheel bike (no training wheels) as early as age four? The beautiful part is this parenting hack from a savvy single dad in California focuses more on playing than training, yet kids learn to ride in a fraction of the time! 556 more words