Heartwarming War Photos You've Probably Never Seen Before

Edith Steiner, a Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust, and John Mackay, the Scottish Soldier that saved her. They were married July 17th, 1946, and will be celebrating their 73rd wedding anniversary this year!

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A romance story for the ages if ever there were one. After rescuing a group of Jewish survivors from Auschwitz the Allied troops put together a dance in a local hall that was attended by both soldiers and survivors. Among the attendees were Edith, then known as Eci, and John Mackay. While the two never met while he was helping her out of the camp, they did spend the evening dancing.

While Edith grew up in Hungary, she and John continued seeing each other before marrying and building a life for themselves in Dundee, Sco...

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18 Clever Ways to Bring Gardening Into the Classroom

Gardening is a great way to meet science standards, no matter what grade you teach. Whether you’re studying plant life cycle, botany, ecosystems, or something else, there are likely gardening projects out there to bring hands-on learning to your classroom. And there’s no experience required either. 

For years, I’ve been writing about plants and gardening with kids, and I also do a lot of gardening with my own children. I know it can seem a bit involved to bring gardening into your classroom, but it doesn’t have to be. To give you some ideas, I’ve divided these classroom gardening ideas into three levels, from beginning gardener to green-thumb expert. I hope they inspire you to get gardening this month. 

Level 1: Stick to the basics

You don’t have a lot of time to dedicate to a big plant or gardening project, but you’d love something creative to meet your science unit. Does this sound like you? Th...

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How to Get Your Child to Listen The First Time With One Simple Strategy

One of the most frustrating aspects of parenting is figuring out how to get your child to listen the *first time* you ask them to do something. Nothing is more irritating that feeling like you need to repeat yourself, yell, or resort to punishment over simple requests. If you are struggling with little kids who don’t listen the first time, stick with me for the one simple strategy that actually works.

But first, here’s why it doesn’t work to repeat yourself in the first place:

Why it doesn’t work to repeat yourself

It tells your child that they don’t need to listen the first time

When your child has clearly heard your directions and is refusing to do what you’ve asked, repeating yourself only sends th...

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Know This Before Fostering Kitten

Fostering kitten

Raising up kittens is very much similar to bringing up children as they both need proper care and attention for their well-being. So, if you’ve recently adopted a kitten or planning to foster kittens, consider this guidance and incorporate it.

Dealing with Sleep Deprivation

Kittens need care at midnight that may disturb your sleep, so you need to be prepared for it beforehand. Prepare all formula and collect bottles to feed them instantly at midnight.

You may take the assistance of your partner or another person for kitten care at night. For instance, if you feed kittens at 12’O clock and your assistant does it at 4’O clock, you both get enough time to sleep.

Kittens Care with Full-time Job

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More Easy Christmas Gifts Kids Can Make

Do your kids like making handmade gifts for other people? The look on their faces when they give someone a special gift they made with their own two hands is priceless. That’s why we rounded up these ideas for Easy Christmas Gifts Kids Can Make. You’re going to love the variety of ideas here. You’re sure to find something your kids will enjoy making! 

It’s not always easy to fund great craft ideas for kids to make – especially ones that are useful for the recipient. Sometimes we even underestimate what kinds of crafts kids can make! That’s why we consulted some of our favorite blogs to find these amazing gift ideas. Your kids are going to love making something special for everyone on their list. You’re going to love the joy and pride they feel about their creations. 

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37 Gratitude Quotes to Make You Appreciate Your Life and Relationships

Gratitude has great value and plays a big part on our happiness and every ascpect of our life. If you never learn to be grateful, nothing will ever be enough and you’ll always be unhappy and feel like something is missing. These gratitude quotes show us the importance of being thankful, what gratitude really is and means, and how to make gratitude a part of your everyday life.

Gratitude Quotes on the Importance of Being Thankful

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you wil...

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21 Rose Shoulder Tattoo Ideas for Women

Rose tattoos are very popular and this is no surprise. These are beautiful flowers and are many people’s favorite, but they also have significant meanings too. Each color of a rose symbolizes something different, so a red rose can represent love while a pink one can show gratitude. Now another tattoo that people often choose is a shoulder tattoo. A shoulder tattoo is stylish and it can be covered or shown off whenever you choose. If you combine these both together you get an amazing tattoo. So, that is why today we are showing you 21 of the most stunning rose shoulder tattoos. We have unique roses, patterned designs, small tattoos and more. Take a look, you will soon want to book in for your next tattoo!

1. Small Rose Shoulder Tattoo

First up we have this small rose tattoo. The flower is tattooed on the shoulder with a simple black ink design. It is a stylish and minimal tattoo that will suit everyone. You can keep it subtle like this or you can go...

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Vegan Coffee Cake

The best Vegan Coffee Cake ever, and it’s SO easy to make! Perfect for holiday celebrations or weekend breakfasts.

piece of vegan coffee cake with blue towel in back and more cake

It’s such an easy recipe with no fuss at all! It’s moist, fluffy and full of cinnamon streusel goodness.

How to make vegan coffee cake

The full recipe is at the bottom of the post, but let me show you how easy it is.

  1. Make the coffee cake batter, and pour half into a lightly greased cake pan. It doesn’t have to be exactly half, just estimate half.
  2. Make the streusel (it’s just combining cinnamon and brown sugar). Sprinkle half of it on the batter, then pour the rest of the cake batt...

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Staying Warm Without Losing Your Winter with 15 Edgy Style Ideas

An edgy style is all about mix and matching your clothing wearing apparel with other outfit accessories that are reflective of your unconventional and unique personal style. To pursue a different winter edgy style, check out the following ideas that will keep you cozy without losing your expressive taste. 

1. Hunt for Signature Jackets

Having a signature style doesn’t mean firmly sticking with a particular brand or color scheme. It’s more about a style that reflects your personality or identity. Find a winter jacket that best suits you. Black leather jackets, bomber jackets, solid-colored or plaid pea coats or trench coats are some popular choices.

 

 

 

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