February is the shortest and longest month of the year. Now that March is here, we have several special occasions to celebrate, with St. Patrick's Day on the 17th, the first day of Spring on the 20-23 and Easter, when it falls in March. Are your children getting restless? I'm nearly 49 and I'm ready for spring! Do you need fresh activities to get them through till nice weather? Here areFree Printable Easter Cards for Children
color-your-own Easter cards to make and share. I've listed websites to print free Easter cards for children to color; these are non-secular cards so that you can use them in any public or educational setting. Look for my upcoming article on free printable religious Easter cards for your church activities and celebrations also.
According to Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, over 18,000 people are homeless in Detroit. 30 percent of that number are chronically homeless. Most face other issues: abuse, physical disability, mental challenges, addiction, poverty, joblessness and illness. Fortunately, there are agencies to help. Here are rescue missions, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs for adults. Most all provide or connect clients with food, shower and laundry facilities, education, medical needs, counseling, employment and substance abuse treatment. Adult Homeless Shelters, Rescue Missions, Warming Centers in Detroit
Do girls or boys cost more for hygiene and personal care? I've got two of each and they are evenly matched. Each has product preferences. I never minded buying what they liked, but I did it cheaply. Here's how I saved at least $1,500 a year on personal care products for a family of six. And no, I didn't get rid of two kids! Not free, but very cheap and when you count money saved, it's like getting stuff free! How I Save $1,500 a Year on Family Personal Care Products
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