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Have a safe and Blessed Happy Mothers Day!!

Here are some gift ideas for those who like handmade gifts

At some point on Mother’s Day, you may want some time alone or a chance for a little rest and relaxation. Make sure you get what you need — and deserve — by asking for it in advance. For instance, a few days before Mother’s Day, give your husband and kids a list of five “services” you desire. The list could include:

An hour alone so I can call a friend or soak in the tub
A chance to sleep in until 9 a.m.
A manicure at my favorite nail salon
No sibling squabbles for an hour
Whatever else you’d really love!
Have your husband and kids make up coupons with each of these services, and be sure to redeem them throughout Mother’s Day weekend.
Schedule time for hugs.

Finally, what would Mother’s Day be like without hugs and kisses all around? One way to work them into your day is by setting up a silly “hugs and kisses” schedule and posting it on the refrigerator or other visible spot. For instance, you could write, “10:30 a.m.: Everyone runs around the couch and gives Mom a hug and kiss.” or “2:15 p.m.: Everyone hops around the oak tree on one foot and assembles for a group hug.” Make up your own directions and silly things to do — but be sure to include lots of hugs, kisses, and laughter in your day.

Chess 101

Title: Chess 101
Location: EASTERN MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY • 1002 North Ninth Street.Stroudsburg. PA.18360
Link out: Click here
Description: Chess 101
Come and Learn the Game of Chess. Boys and Girls
(from total beginners to scholastic chess players)
Kids will improve their chess, but will also gain memorization skills, patience, and sportsmanship! Also, chess has been shown to improve IQ!
Your child will be spending time doing something positive. And, if you sign up too, you can spend quality time playing chess with your child!.
Start Time: 1PM
Date: 2014-11-08