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We need to watch the subtle messages that media gives us and our children. This article points out a trend in romantic comedies – the author hits the nail on the head, she is so true. Though my daughter (or son for that matter) don’t watch many of these movies, not sure if they have even seen one yet, I was glad to have this trend brought to my attention as I certainly have seen plenty like this. Read The Drunk – the new female tenderness
My daughter Jessica has been enjoying Jasmine’s blog. I read one of her latests posts and can see why Jess gets a lot from this young lady. I’d recommend it for your teens to put on their blog reading list too. Read A People Pleaser
Tea Tree used to be grown in this area and it has always interested me but I’ve never known how to use it other than a few drops in water when you want to bathe a cut. Here is a list of uses for Tea Tree oil.
Here is another link Jess found and shared with Joshua and myself: Self control in a wired world The challenge is so real – for teenagers and for mums!
As I play around with digital scrapbooking I am looking for free fonts. Though the kids also use these on their notebook pages and making cards and personal stationary.
I have just found this list of writing prompts – a free download. I have highlighted the ones that I particularly like and am going to give a copy to each of my children (in our family meeting today) for them to use as blogging prompts. They may or may not use them but it may help them to write a variety for their blogs. You could also use these prompts for daily writing exercises or journalling which we don’t tend to do as we integrate our writing into as many subjects we can.