Sewing Projects 2012

This bag was started as part of a beginning sewer’s class at JoAnn Fabric & Craft.  You can see my currently fourteen year old cat looking at the camera. She likes to keep me company, is great company, was adopted from The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, and was born in 1998. I have not completed the bag yet, but [...]

Tips For Becoming a Nanny

There are many great reasons to be a nanny or babysitter. First, some people enjoy the work and find it rewarding and fulfilling. They look forward to the tasks of helping children and have great patience and satisfaction with the responsibilities. It can help you get through school and refine life skills that you may greatly [...]

Natural Family Planning (NFP) Starting Points

Below are some good starting points for natural family planning: 1. Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler 2. The Art of Natural Family Planning by Couple to Couple League 3. La Leche League International website ( 4. Institute for Reproductive Health website ( 5. Couple to Couple League website ( offers local or online classses 6. Cycle [...]

The Best Way To Buy Textbooks

Usually, the best deal is buying gently used textbooks from other students or from a site like eBay  or even Craigslist if you are fortunate enough to find someone with the textbook you are looking for. The library often has reserve copies of many textbooks that can help you at least temporarily. The campus bookstore [...]