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Jerry Seinfeld ideas on parenting!
February 15, 2010, 9:00 pm
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Seinfeld works hard not to be too indulgent. He bemoans the way some people cater to their children’s every whim. Seinfeld has three rules of parenting, what he calls “the poison Ps.” The first is Praise—“We tell our kids, ‘Great job!’ too much,” he says. The second is Problem-solving—“We refuse to let our children have problems. Problem-solving is the most important skill to develop for success in life, and we for some reason can’t stand it if our kids have a situation that they need to ‘fix.’ Let them struggle—it’s a gift.”

Just as he’s explaining the third P—“Giving your child too much Pleasure”—a woman comes in the deli with her three young daughters and buys them all huge cookies. “Can you believe this?” Seinfeld says, gesturing like his TV counterpart used to. “It’s 5:30 p.m.—when will they have dinner? At 8?”

So why does he think we treat our kids like that? His eyes light up. “Do you want to hear my latest theory?” he asks. “It’s a little far-fetched.” He leans in and explains how children today aren’t as innocent as they used to be. “We feel so guilty for destroying that innocence—which is what we did—so we’re now trying to repair that by creating perfect childhoods for our children.” He laughs, but he’s serious at the same time. “The reason we overdo it so much is because we feel so bad about it.”

Seinfeld also believes that it is best to teach children by example. “Kids are not going to do what you tell them to do or think like you tell them to think,” he says. “Kids are watching how you deal with that waiter or that handyman, and they are probably more likely to imitate you.”

As evidence, he points to his relationship with his father, Kalmen Seinfeld, a sign-maker who died in 1985. “I find myself acting like my dad,” he says. “My dad would never say no to anyone who needed help. He was extremely unselfish. And I don’t even think that’s my nature. But I saw him do that and, wanting to be like him, I do it too.”

Read all:   www.parade.com/celebrity/2010/02/jerry-seinfeld.html by Harlan Coben

I read that Elisabeth Kubler-Ross said this: Don’t go overboard in protecting your children from the hardships of life. If you raise your young ones like plants in a greenhouse, sooner or later, when those plants have to come out into the open, they won’t be able to stand the cold. To put it another way—as one of my favorite sayings goes—”Should you shield canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their carvings.”

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Healthy- Naturally
February 1, 2010, 2:56 pm
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Foods good for the heart

Diabetes

Probiotics Benefits

Fat Fighters that really work!

Harmful chemicals in everyday products

Mercury poisoning

Number of calories you are burning, sitting at the computer.

Fibromyalgia

Always thin, but now overweight?

High Cholesterol help

Fruit juices- what is really  in them.

Steroids in milk

Personal Trainer told me this Probiotics to lose  weight

Apple cider vinegar benefits

Places we get germs

Become healthier by having a grateful heart

MSG   –  Monosodium Glutamate

Weight gain from this???

Foods that may be making you FAT

Chia Pets And we made fun of them!

Hot flashes and not near the age of menopause

B Vitamins for Stress, weight, insomnia, heart, etc

Drug muggers

Caution on taking cholesterol medications!!

Lowering blood pressure

Walking

Tired, dizzy, achy?

Stick out your tongue

Caffeine draws calcium from your bones

Paraffin candles are toxic

Top Ten Happy Foods

Butter

Sick and tired of being sick and tired?

Food for thought…literally

Home remedies using honey

Honey and cinnamon cure

Link between clutter and depression

Smoother skin See Stress, as stress many exacerbate skin problems

Flatter stomach from what you eat

Foods that lift your moods

Super Foods

Proof that overweight people do not necessarily overeat!!

Foods that burn fat!

Diabetes Epidemic (Scroll to the bottom of this one.)

Diabetic tips

Use this for your grocery list

No, you don’t have to do sit-ups to have a flatter tummy!

Little known facts about walking

Simple foods for great skin (Stress may exacerbate many skin problems. See Stress)

Anyone in your family have heart trouble??

What about those mood swings?

Know someone who really needs Social Security Disability?

MSG and Obesity
MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) and Fibromyalgia?
Chewing gum will raise your metabolism, according to the New England Jornal of Medicine. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minn, found people burned 11 more calories per hour, on average, while chewing gum.

Become healthier, more focused, calmer

Fructose and the link to bone fragility, anemia, defects of the connective tissue, arteries, and bone, infertility, heart arrhythmias, high cholesterol levels, heart attacks, and an inability to control blood sugar levels, elevated blood cholesterol, weight gain. Fructose can be found in find frozen canned orange juice, grapefruit juice, bottles of cranberry juice that do not have high fructose corn syrup or sweeteners….even barbecue sauce bottle, spaghetti sauce and lots of other things do have it. Fructose

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Stress – stay away from caffeine
(it “ages” you and slows your metabolism so you gain weight -In high doses, caffeine can cause:Rapid heartbeat,Irritability,Insomnia,Anxiety and nervousness, Dehydration from diuresis (that irksome need to pee in large, quantities) indigestion, lack of concentration, muscle twitching.

Foods that relieve stress

Stress and depression caused by clutter

Stress and big stomach

Can Stress make you sick? (Affects heart, skin, may contribute to headaches and cancer)

See also how B vitamins can help

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Good foods to eat and stay healthy

Foods to help with depression

MSG and Fibromyalgia

Diabetes

High Cholesterol

Steroids and Hormones in milk

Walking to: help lose weight, prevent or control diabetes, strengthens bones, lower blood pressure and “bad cholesterol” levels, reduce heart attack and stroke risk, cut the odds of developing breast cancer, fend off depression and anxiety.

Smoother Skin

Foods for the heart

Foods that make you younger