Barbecued pork steaks: what they are and how to cook them

If you are a native of Saint Louis, Missouri or the surrounding areas, you are lucky to know what a barbecued pork tenderloin is. The rest of the country is saying, “hey, what are you talking about?” Well really quick, a roast pork tenderloin is not really grilled. Now before the people of St. Louis go crazy, let me explain. […]

Reading at an early age: pros and cons

Cons? Can there be negatives to children learning to read at a very young age? Only one, but it’s big; enjoyment! Teachers, educators, and parents should never lose sight of the pleasure of reading for pleasure. If children’s learning processes are advanced enough to start reading at age 4 or 5, that is wonderful and should be encouraged. If they […]

Grilling has reached a whole new dimension

Grilling on the barbecue has never been more exciting. Not only do barbecues come in a wide variety of designs and options, but with the advent of popular cooking shows, cookbooks, and magazines, the grill has reached a whole new dimension. Grilling isn’t just about steaks and burgers anymore, grilling is packed with adventurous and stylish recipes and menu plans. […]

The importance of father-daughter relationships

In today’s busy world, parents find very little time to get involved in the upbringing and development of their children. “Parents bring a unique presence, a special force to parenting,” says clinical psychologist Ray Guarendia, in his book “Return to the Family.” How true this is in parenting! Just as there is a special bond between mothers and children, the […]

34 fun school carnival game ideas

1. The Beauty Parlor was a popular booth at our Fall Carnival. Boys and girls loved to dye their hair blue, green, pink! 2. Karaoke was also very popular this year! 3. About three years ago, our room mothers rented an electronic bull. (Can’t think of the correct name!) The line never ended! Kids and adults loved it! 4. My […]

9 ways to choose and fix a broken relationship

Is it so important that your ego shows that you are superior or do you feel that the person is more important? Life is like a roller coaster and there are many ups and downs. While you’re in trouble, only your close ones keep you motivated, while when you’re at the top it’s more important that you keep those people […]

Installing folding beds in your child’s bedroom

For families, especially those who live in smaller houses or apartments, space can often be at a premium. Children’s bedrooms are meant to serve double and even triple functions and more, and serve as a sleeping place, game room, study area, and more. A useful and functional design alternative for a modern children’s bedroom are folding beds. Especially when we […]

Healthy food from week 23 with leftover idea

Healthy meal of the week: Pulled Pork, Baked Beans, and Corn on the Cob Healthy leftover idea: Pulled pork burritos We haven’t used the Crock Pot in a while, so here’s a great meal that takes less than 5 minutes to prepare but tastes wonderful given you have 6-8 hours to let the pork roast cook. Interesting, this pulled pork […]