Melissa Douglas
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I'm a big fan of this breakdown on Santa. I appreciated the idea behind Santa as a child, but this letter from a child's parents just smashes the nail on the head for me. I dislike the idea of "robbing" the magic of Christmas from my children with "the

The 25 Coolest Science Experiments for kids!

The 25 Coolest Science Experiments for kids! This year as an incentive for my homeroom students, instead of earning a party filled with junk food and wasted time, they can earn a science party.which means doing a science demo/experiment (that may or may

Every month or two, give the pipes a good preventative cleaning to keep them clear of grease, oil, and hair clogs. Pour 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain, followed by 1/2 cup white vinegar. The mixture will foam up. Let stand for a few minutes to dissolve fatty acids, then pour boiling water down the drain to wash out any clogs.

Clear Pipes Of Grease, Oil, An Hair. (pour cup baking soda and cup white vinegar down drain. Let stand for a few minutes then pour boiling water. Do routinely)

Need to remember this ... so many clothes I thought were ruined...  Chalk will remove grease stains from clothes. Simply rub the stain with chalk, then toss in the wash as normal.

Turn to white chalk for a stain remover. Simply rub onto greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease, making the stain easily removable by the laundry soap in the wash. Works wonders for everything from lipstick to bacon grease.

Home Remedy for sore throat, hacking cough, tight congestion... Using this in the winter instead of all those mucus relief drugs and decongestants that don't do a thing.

Home Remedy for sore throat, hacking cough, tight congestion… Using this in the winter instead of all those mucus relief drugs and decongestants. Home Remedy for sore throat, hacking cough,…

10 Things Not to Say to a Child -- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements. This is Awesome!! We use these phrases and techniques in school, so your kids should already be familiar with them!

10 Things Not to Say to a Child from The Kid Counselor -- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements to be more positive and productive - I should print this out because I'm pretty sure I say all of these things

Quick and easy DIY Gel Ice Packs. Just one ingredient you probably already have + a Ziploc. Great pin if you have children!

omg as many as I go through this I must try! Quick and easy DIY Gel Ice Packs. Just one ingredient you probably already have + a Ziploc. Great pin if you have children!

Soak your feet to get dry skin off.   This works and makes your feet feel really good!  Listerine: the BEST way to get your feet ready for summer. Mix 3/4 cup Listerine, 3/4 cup vinegar and 1 1/2 cups of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off!

Listerine Foot Bath Listerine: the BEST way to get your feet ready for summer. Sounds crazy but it works! Mix c Listerine c vinegar c of warm water Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off!