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6 effective natural mosquito repellants

Mosquito season is here! With so many repellent options to choose from, I am often asked which ones are safe and can be made at home, without harmful chemicals. Here is a list of 6 essential oils that are great for fighting mosquitoes and other insects: 1. Peppermint oil: It has myriad health benefits – […]

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What are gift baskets?

Where did the basket originate? Since the beginning of humanity, man has woven herbs, straw, twigs and branches to create baskets. The first uses of the basket were to store dry products and transport food and materials. In biblical times, larger baskets were used to carry people and goods on water. Always a useful and […]

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Kano and Ganduje: kill in the name of God

It is quite incredible that in this 21st century people are still talking about the repulsive and retrograde act of killing other human beings for religious reasons. Yes, it is very unfortunate that when the rest of the world advances with massive human and infrastructure development, innovative and progressive laws that include the removal of […]

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Playing computer games for babies: the new tradition between parents and children?

Imagine hugging your toddler together to look at a picture book that is interactive, musical, responsive, and talks to you? This is the experience that people are having who are engaged in that relatively new hobby: playing computer games with babies. JumpStart’s Knowledge Adventure calls it “lapware,” the Kiddies Games logo is “Hop on the […]

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Object Lesson: Gift Wrapped Christmas

We are drawn to the extravagantly wrapped gifts in red bows and colored paper. But it is not the packaging that we treasure, but the gift. Sometimes the packaging can give clues as to what is inside, but sometimes the gift it contains is a complete surprise and totally unexpected. The gift of the first […]