Wellness

Raising a Stronger Daughter

Posted by Lloyd on October 19, 2012
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As the first generation of liberated mothers, it may be easy to think that our daughters will grow up in a world far kinder and more accepting of women. It certainly is better; however, evidence shows that our daughters are still being shortchanged – in school, on the playing field, in peer relations, etc. Continue reading…

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Strategies for Active Listening

Posted by Lloyd on July 18, 2012
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Creating an environment of supportive communication in your facility will improve morale, reduce turnover and make first-class customer service the rule rather than the exception. Supportive communication is communication that addresses any existing problems while preserving the underlying trust and positive relationships between people. Continue reading…

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March Welcome Letter

Posted by Lloyd on June 27, 2012
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Welcome to Butterfly Central! I began Butterfly School to form a daily connection with my children and to share my passion for learning! This month Butterfly Central will help you set up Butterfly School for yourself. Continue reading…

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The Cost of Adoption

Posted by Lloyd on June 19, 2012
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Adoption can be a very expensive process, with the cost varying greatly depending on the type of adoption and each situation. The least expensive type of adoption is a public agency adoption, which usually only places children with special needs. Costs range from zero to $2,500. Continue reading…

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Destination Sipadan, Malaysia Post 3

Posted by Lloyd on September 13, 2011
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Apart from being friendly, the turtles seem to give off a majestic air. It is an incredible experience to find yourself swimming quietly around these large, magnificent creatures as if one of them. Their eyes are small, yet warm, soft and incredibly wise. Throughout the year, it is not uncommon to occasionally find turtles mating underwater. During the months of August, September and October, several turtles can be found on the beach at night laying their eggs in the soft sand. Although this is a year-round occurrence, the above three months represent peak-season. Continue reading…

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Destination Sipadan, Malaysia Post 2

Posted by Lloyd on September 05, 2011
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The entrance to the Turtle Cave is a large opening that lies at a depth of sixty-five feet, leading into an extensive cave system. This cave system has been mapped out by Ron Holland, one of the owners of Borneo Divers who has found the remains of over thirty turtles inside. When Jacques Cousteau once visited the island, he speculated that this cave could be where the turtles went to die. However, others believe that the turtles simply get lost inside the maze and drown. Continue reading…

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Destination Sipadan, Malaysia Post 1

Posted by Lloyd on August 26, 2011
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Sipadan is a primitive, small island located just off the coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah, which is becoming increasingly well-known amongst recreational divers. It has a huge population of turtles, vividly colorful teeming reefs and abundant variations of marine life. Continue reading…

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Exercise and Pregnancy

Posted by Lloyd on August 18, 2011
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Should you exercise if you are pregnant? By all means, but before you start, make sure you talk to your doctor about a safe exercise program that will be healthy for both you and your baby. Continue reading…

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