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August 10: Our Latest Pet Finds - Lifestyle This content was produced by GOOD with the support of Purina ONE® beyOnd® There's nothing quite like a cute dog or cat picture to brighten your day; get your fill at GOOD Pets where we've gathered some of our favorite past pet-related content. And if that's not enough pets for you, check out the finds below from this past week of GOOD Finder, which features a collection of all things that are awesome as submitted by the GOOD community. Image via flickr (cc) user Murat Livaneli Solve Rubik's Cube 3x3 - Stage 1 Home > 3x3_guide Solving Guide This is the 2x2 version of Erno Rubik’s original Rubik’s cube. This cube is sometimes called the Pocket Cube or the Mini Cube. You might think only having 4 faces on each size makes it easy, but it’s still a challenge. Here are some videos and guides that will help you figure it out. Watch step-by-step guide on how to solve Rubik’s 2x2 cube.

You're the Daddy: The ultimate guide to being a new Dad for blokes: Stephen Giles I picked this up 2 months before our first child was due, looking for something to give some advice to a new father to be. Like a lot of 'dads books' available, this is squarely targeted at a specific type of 'bloke'; football obsessed & fiercely competitive, one who has spent a great deal of time being a lad when younger and is now embracing the prospect of fatherhood with both fear and excitement. If that describes you then go for it - I'm sure you will get something out of it.

About Hi, I’m Abbie, and M is for Mama is an unapologetic ode to messy, maddening, miraculous motherhood. It’s also where I share my favorite non-M-related passions–like thrifting, endless furniture and knickknack rearranging, exercising, baking yummy treats, putting together ridiculously cheap outfits, hot-glue crafting, and typing out my deep (and not-so-deep) thoughts…almost always with one of my 5 children on or near me. I love Jesus, good grammar, and ho-cho (which I don’t get to drink nearly as often as I’d like in the muggy, pine tree forests of East Texas).

My Baby Didn't Want Me to be an Attachment Parent This poor 4 year old is going to get a lot of shit from the kids at school someday. There’s a Time magazine cover story out this week that discusses the popularity of the attachment parenting trend and man behind the movement’s bible, The Baby Book, Dr. William Sears. As Time sums up, “The three basic tenets are breast-feeding (sometimes into toddler­hood), co-sleeping (inviting babies into the parental bed or pulling a bassinet alongside it) and ‘baby wearing’ in which infants are literally attached to their mothers via slings.” When I was pregnant, as far as I knew, this was the only book to read about how to take care of a baby. What the Dr.

14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936 Consider the knowledge you already have — the things you really know you can do. They are the things you have done over and over; practiced them so often that they became second nature. Every normal person knows how to walk and talk. But he could never have acquired this knowledge without practice. The Great Ormond Street New Baby & Child Care Book: The Essential Guide for Parents of Children Aged 0-5: Maire Messenger, Tessa Hilton The world-famous Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital has a reputation second to none, and its Institute of Child Health is renowned for its research into child health and illness. This book, an established favourite with parents, draws together the expertise of its highly qualified staff and offers reassuring advice about all aspects of raising children during the first five years. Among the topics it covers are:--Conception, pregnancy and birth--Coping with a new baby--Feeding--Sleep--Child development--Common health problems--DisabilityDistilling the wisdom and experience of doctors, nurses, psychologists, speech therapists, dieticians, playleaders and many others, this book is a mine of up-to-date and authoritative information. No parent, prospective or otherwise, should be without a copy.

Printable Spelling Dictionary for Kids If you’ve been following my blog, you’ve seen a lot of Letter of the Week crafts, reading lists, fine motor activities, and math connections. I’ve also shared a few resources I’ve created to help my 4 1/2-year-old learn to read. This week I’m beginning a new venture — teaching my children to love writing. I look forward to sitting down to have regular writing time with my Four and Six — and showing you just what that looks like. As a classroom teacher, I made Writing Workshop a regular part of my schedule – whether I taught grades 3-5 (as I did for three years), or grades 1-2 (as I did for five years). I found that the more time and instruction I gave, the greater the likelihood that my students would love to write.

Spot on! The artist who lets children cover white room with colourful stickers By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 12:21 GMT, 5 January 2012 This is what happens when children are given thousands of coloured stickers and a totally white room all to themselves - plus a free reign to express themselves. Before the kids descended on this all-white lounge the living room looked like a minimalist's dream pad. Afterwards barely a spec of white remained. But this is no normal living room, this is the latest work of daring 82-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

Raising Multilingual Children: blogging carnival : the piri-piri lexicon Welcome to the second instalment of our blogging carnival on raising multilingual children. Cordelia, aka the Multilingual Mama, did a great job last month to get us started with the new version of this blogging carnival. Her issue was full of great posts with tips and ideas. As this month's host, I thought I'd reiterate my thanks to Letizia from Bilingue per gicoco who started this amazing community.