At Home Astronomy – Science Experiments for the Entire Family

At Home Astronomy: Hands on science activities for the family. By the Center for Science Education at Space Sciences Laboratory.

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Looking for a curriculum to help you and your child to learn more about Astronomy, check out this great website. 10 great lessons and experiments on the stars. Makes for a great 10-week science curriculum.

The Remote Working Parent’s Survival Guide – Ambition & Balance

Lessons for remote working parents *and* their companies.

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This article is for those of us that work from home with children in the household. I work from home now for my employer and as we homeschool our children, there are active kids in my office/home every day.

10 toxic people you should avoid like the plague

Written by Travis Bradberry

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.

As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic people will never be worth your time and energy — and they take a lot of each. Toxic people create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress.

“People inspire you, or they drain you — pick them wisely.” – Hans F. Hansen

Recent research from Friedrich Schiller University in Germany shows just how serious toxic people are. They found that exposure to stimuli that cause strong negative emotions — the same kind of exposure you get when dealing with toxic people — caused subjects’ brains to have a massive stress response.

Whether it’s negativity, cruelty, the victim syndrome, or just plain craziness, toxic people drive your brain into a stressed-out state that should be avoided at all costs. Continue reading 10 toxic people you should avoid like the plague

Chicken Salad Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

Chicken Salad Pita

Makes 4 servings ( 1 pita half with 1/2 cup filling)

  • 1 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup red seedless grapes, halved if large
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 whole wheat pitas, cut in half
  • 4 pieces leaf lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons slice almonds
  1. Combine chicken, grapes, and celery in medium bowl. Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, salt, chili powder, curry powder and pepper in small bowl. Stir well. Spoon over chicken mixture; stir again.
  2. Split each pita half open and line with lettuce leaf. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture into each pita half; sprinkle with 1 1/2 teaspoons slice almonds

Nutrients per Serving:

  • Calories 178
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protien 20g
  • Carbohydrates 20g
  • Cholesterol 41mg
  • Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Sodium 410mg

Dietary Exchange

  • 1 Bread/Starch
  • 1 Meat

 

Easy Vegetable Fritters ‹ Hello Healthy

Crunch into wholesome vegetable goodness when you make these carrot-zucchini fritters instead of greasy ol’ hash browns. Using carrots and zucchini instead of plain potato ups the fiber while lower…

Check out this great recipe for some healthy, crunchy snacks that you can make quickly. Sounds like a great little snack that you can have around when you need.

 

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The CUT 3 FOR 3 Challenge – How I saved over $925 per month – millennial money hack

This is a very interesting article about how a guy saved himself some money by cutting out some of his disposable expenses. It is a very insightful introduction into how much money we can be wasting. I can see where this could work. Check it out and give us some feedback.

Are there places in your monthly expenses that you can remove three things and see how it impacts your financial picture.

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Southern Hospitality 

On Friday, February 27, 2016, I was the guest speaker at Southern University for their Black Christian Union vesper service. While I was preaching about unity to the student body, a different messa…

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This was a very powerful blog post. Unfortunately, it is not surprising that in the times that we are living in that this type of thing is happening. The evil men do is still the evil that men do. I love ALL my brothers and sisters, ALL of them. When will the day come that we all love one another???? I would hope that the church would be different than the world, but how can it be when both are filled with sinful people???

Plant a compact vegetable garden – Boys’ Life magazine

You can grow lots of food in a small space by placing plants close together in squares instead of traditional rows.

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This is a great way to plant and grow your own in a small space like a patio, balcony or small backyard. Easy to build and maintain. This could be the start of your own veggie garden. Start small and grow big.