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Introducing the energy-saving Air Cooler PLUS- runs on only 62 watts; just 12 cents per day

For about the same cost of using a 60-watt light bulb, you can run the this Air Cooler on as little as 12 cents. The Air Cooler PLUS uses a robust fan to pull air through its patent-pending Cooling Chamber and the large frozen HD-Ice™ packs do all the work. And because it uses high-density gel ice packs, there’s no water needed to run it. No water – MORE energy savings.

Consider it as a supplement to your air conditioner to REDUCE those electric bills:

  • Runs for only 12 cents per day
  • Supplements cooling so you can reduce the use of your whole-house air conditioner
  • Focuses your cooling on where you and your family are
  • Works great as a supplement to window air conditioners
  • Turns off automatically to save more energy – you choose from a 1-, 2-, 4-, or 8-hour auto-off setting

Consider the energy-saving advantages over a standard water-based air cooler:

  • The patent-pending waterless air cooler does not increase the humidity in the room
  • Waterless means no water needed – that saves money and doesn’t waste the environment’s most precious resource
  • Waterless also means NOT heavy-with-water and that makes the Air Cooler PLUS the most portable air cooler on the market

You may even consider the Air Cooler PLUS instead of adding another window air conditioner. At only $149 after the $80 instant online discount, that’s far cheaper than the $500 or more you could spend on a single window unit. And when you compare the cost to run the Air Cooler PLUS against other similar home appliances (see chart below), the Air Cooler PLUS pays for itself in less than one heat-scorching summer! It even runs on less energy than an Xbox.
With the current economic crisis, many people are looking to provide supplemental cooling instead of having to crank up the air conditioning. Air conditioning costs far more to run. The supplemental cooling available with the Air Cooler PLUS allows you to place the unit anywhere you are. At under 25 lbs., it’s as easy to move around as a small office chair on rollers. You can use it anywhere you and your family are and it’s absolutely safe (UL Rated).

Ordering the Air Cooler PLUS is easy. Simply order online or call 800-258-7637 and mention authorization code ECAIR20. You can start saving money in as little as ONE week (shipping times vary)! And if you order online, we’ll give you a $80 discount – probably the same amount you’re paying each month to run your whole-house air conditioning! Consider it our way of contributing to your economic stimulus package!

It Takes A Village; Ten People Your Child Should Have In His Life

kid playing football

Everyone knows that raising your children is the toughest, most important and most rewarding job you will ever take on. If there was ever a time when you needed your village, it’s now. After talking to other parents we came up with a list of ten people your child needs to have in their life. Remember surrogates can fit into these roles as well.

1. A patient mother to act as both councilor and coach.

2. An attentive and involved father to guide them.

3. A loving grandma, because no one loves you like grandma.

4. An Adventurous grandpa to teach them about having self confidence and trying new things.

5. A teacher they can trust, because teachers often spend more time during the week with our kids than we do.

6. A cool aunt, to help parents remember that they were young once too.

7. An awesome uncle, because sometimes it’s okay to get away with stuff mom and dad would never let you do.

8. A clergy person to help answer all of those important questions

9. A noisy neighbor to help look out for them.

10. A trusted adult other than mom and dad in those times when they just need another adult to talk to.…

Top Ten Books Every Preschooler Should Read

Preschool books

In the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes” young Calvin insists that every night his dad reads his favorite book, “Hamster Huey and the Gooey Kablooie.” Though Calvin wasn’t a preschooler, youngsters do prefer familiar, repetitive, and imaginative storytelling as their interest in reading develops. Indeed, many books intended for preschoolers have become cultural icons that we remember fondly well into adulthood.

Here are ten books for preschoolers that stand the test of time.

“Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle
“Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin, Jr.Check out this link here. and John Archambault, illustrated by Lois Ehlert
“Go, Dog. Go!” by P.D. Eastman
“Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
“Guess How Much I Love You” by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram
“Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson
“Hop On Pop” by Dr. Seuss
“Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” by Virginia Lee Burton
“The Story of Ferdinand” by Munro Leaf, illustrated by Robert Lawson
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle

And if you can find a copy of “Hamster Huey and the Gooey Kablooie,” be sure to snap it up. It’s destined to become a classic.…

Sports; What Age Should Competition Begin?

Kids Playing soccer

Competition is a vital part of life. It is something that we are slowly weaned into, starting at a very young age. Competition is not only found in sports, but also in school, work, and extracurricular activities. The question that many parents ask themselves is how they should know when their child is ready for that added pressure.

The desire to win is what drives sports at the competitive level, but the desire to play and have fun should never be lost. It may be difficult to find that balance, but that is a key part of keeping children interested in what they are doing. At a young age, children are focused on playing and keeping the spirit alive in the game.

That subtle, or not so subtle, shift into the competitive world can be a difficult one. The divides go between the attitudes on the field, but also spill over into playing time, coach’s attitudes, and the relationships between the players off the field.

Parents know their children best, and they are the ones that can make that informed decision on when their children are ready for that new step in the sporting world. When they play to win, they are ready to enter that new stage.…

HPV Vaccination; Why It’s Not Just For Girls



Human papillomavirus can cause cervical cancer. The vaccines that can protect you from the virus are bivalent vaccine and quadrivalent vaccine. Gardasil is a HPV vaccine that can help prevent genital warts and some cancers around the anus and vulva. Three shots of both vaccines should be given over a six-month period.

Who Should Receive the HPV Vaccination?

HPV vaccination is normally recommended for girls who are 11to 12 years old. Girls as young as nine years old may receive the vaccination too. HPV vaccinations are more commonly recommended for girls. Boys should also receive the vaccines. Boys who receive the HPV vaccine could be protected from oral, genital warts, anal and penile cancers.

The Importance of HPV Vaccination

Human papillomavirus can effect men and women. Most young people who are sexually active could get HPV without knowing. Certain types of HPV may not have noticeable symptoms and might go away on their own. Genital human papillomavirus is common and is passed from one person to another during sex. HPV vaccination could reduce cervical cancer deaths. Protection may be long-lasting after you receive the three shots. The HPV vaccinations will not protect against all cervical cancers. Talk with your child’s doctor for more information.…

Preparing Your Four Year Old For Kindergarten


One of the hardest jobs for a Mom is letting your child start kindergarten. However, if you are prepared and relaxed, your child will feel more confident starting this journey. Be excited as you introduce the idea of kindergarten to your little one! Remember, this is one of life’s important transitions from dependence to independence.

The teacher will expect your child to be potty trained, so practice taking only scheduled bathroom breaks during the day. If you can teach your child to write their first name, recognize numbers up to 10, and recite the alphabet, they may be ahead of the class!

Role playing the school day will get your child prepared for sitting still, asking permission to speak or get up, opening their food and drink, and standing in line. It is helpful to get into a routine of bed time and waking up to get ready for school.

You can also get your child excited by letting them choose a fun backpack and a cool lunch bag. The school may provide a list of supplies to purchase, so have fun shopping for those along with the all-important new clothes and shoes. Make it a point to enjoy the time you have together before the school year begins. You will be surprised how time flies after the first day of kindergarten!…