History of Chocolate

History of Chocolate 

The origin of chocolate is a romantic mix of fact, fiction, legend, and myth. Humanity’s love affair with chocolate is over 2,000 years old and like all enduring relationships, it has a rich and complex history. A thorough treatment of that history could fill encyclopedic volumes. However, following is a summary of several important periods including some respective milestones.

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How to Reduce Knee Pain

How to Reduce Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common complaint among the general population who actively engages in physical activity. Not only in the active population, the elderly age group also seems to be vulnerable to various knee related symptoms and pain has shown to be one of the major contributors to the wide array of such complaints.

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Safe at the Beach

Safe at the Beach

While the beach can be a fun and exciting place for any family with children to visit, it does not come without its hazards or dangers. People, especially those without vast express knowledge of personal safety or in recognizing potential dangers such as children, can become badly injured or even killed if proper care is not taken. For parents, there are many ways to keep children safe on the beach at all times.

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Children Confiding in Parents, It Can Be Done

Children Confiding in Parents…  It’s Difficult but CAN Be Done

Parents often have a difficult time getting their children to listen to them, let alone confide in them. Many times this parenting problem can be solved by spending quality time with the kids, in addition to using a little known parenting secret called The Salt Principle.

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Crayola Colors of the World Crayons – Embracing Skin Tones

Crayola Colors of the World Crayons – Embracing Skin Tones

Six years ago, our family dynamics changed. Not only did we bring a second foster child into our home… but the little 19 month old that came in our home that day brought “difference” into our home. We had adopted both of our boys when they were newborns. They are both caucasian, just like my husband and I. At times, we had people actually use the term, “Can’t deny that one!” when talking to my husband about my oldest son. No one thinks any differently when the home all looks the same. They assume those children are biological. It wasn’t until six years ago that we saw the different looks in people’s eyes.

My daughter embraing her skin tone with Crayola Colors of the World Crayons
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