03 Dec '11, 10pm

Filthy, Filthy Mouth: Navigating the Profanity Issue with Children | Care2 Healthy Living

Filthy, Filthy Mouth: Navigating the Profanity Issue with Children | Care2 Healthy Living

Once a child enters the realm of language they become sponges, parrots, interpreters, and lyrical dabblers. They begin to understand cognitively that words are simply a collection on sounds. The act of speaking is this big and mysterious, unfolding puzzle that contextualizes the vast bulk of experience and, to a child, fine-tunes a budding ability to communicate needs, thoughts, and desires. When a child learns a language, the first thing they grasp is the power and freedom of externalizing thoughts and creating a dialog with parents, friends, caregivers, etc. Rules, limitations, and taboo are usually saved for later. All of these developmental milestones move me to reflect on comedian George Carlin (a contextual leap, I know). Carlin was revered as a direct and confrontational comedian, who routinely pointed out the contradictions and hypocrisies of the English language, ...

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care2.com 04 Dec '11, 6pm

To help you step into the holiday spirit and remember its real meaning, I’d like to share a short video called “A Recipe o...

5 Powerful Eco-Friendly Children's Books

5 Powerful Eco-Friendly Children's Books

care2.com 09 Dec '11, 7pm

No children’s bookshelf would be complete without Dr. Seuss’ iconic cautionary classic, The Lorax . I describe the situati...

10 healthy breakfast ideas for children

10 healthy breakfast ideas for children

mnn.com 08 Dec '11, 9pm

Scrambled Eggs, Stir-Fried Zucchini, and Sausage: I find that we do better with a plenty of protein and vegetables. This f...

How to Stop a Cold | Beat This Cold Season | Ca...

care2.com 04 Dec '11, 12am

Sometimes it seems like winter is just one long case of the sneezes; we all know what it’s like to go around for weeks wit...

"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will." - Zig Ziglar

"Positive thinking will let you do everything b...

care2.com 05 Dec '11, 12am

Robyn Hessinger is Care2’s Editor-In-Chief. As a veggie-loving yogini and Reiki practitioner, Robyn is passionate about ho...

What Is Food Reconditioning? | Care2 Healthy Living

What Is Food Reconditioning? | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 03 Dec '11, 11pm

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com It’s no secret that food companies aim to make money. They strive to spend as litt...

Psychic Kids | Care2 Healthy Living

Psychic Kids | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 03 Dec '11, 6pm

I was invited a few months back to be a guest on a show that’s on A&E called Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal. I h...

Tarot and Meditation | Care2 Healthy Living

Tarot and Meditation | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 03 Dec '11, 2pm

by Kelly O’Tillery, Contributor to Tarot on All Things Healing The Tarot and meditation go hand in hand. Both are tools wh...

DIY Snow Globes | Care2 Healthy Living

DIY Snow Globes | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 02 Dec '11, 10pm

There is a luxury to the winter months in cold climates. At my house, it is to cozy up next to a fire and watch the snow c...

5 Worst Toys of the Year | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Worst Toys of the Year | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 03 Dec '11, 2am

For the past three years the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) has presented their Worst Toy of the Year awa...

19 Million Animals Saved? | Care2 Healthy Living

19 Million Animals Saved? | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 11 Dec '11, 4pm

Approximately 19 million animals are dissected in India each year for educational purposes, but that number might be reduc...