How to Raise Well-Mannered Children

Methods for Mastering Manners When I was a young teacher, I was greeting students one morning when the brother of one of my students came up to me. He shook my hand firmly and introduced himself while looking me in the eye. I could have fallen over I was so shocked because he was only eight years old! We all know many adults who do not know how to introduce themselves this eloquently. From that moment, I vowed that, when I had my own children, I would make sure they were this well-behaved. Well, it turns out that it...

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Swiss Roll Cake Is The Most Mesmerizing Cake You’ll See All Day!

Bella Breakdown You’ll spin every cake lover’s head right ’round, right ’round with this AMAZING Swiss Roll cake. INGREDIENTS FOR THE CAKE: 1 package Devil’s Food cake mix plus ingredients needed to prepare according to directions FOR THE MARSHMALLOW FROSTING: 1/2 c. unsalted butter, softened 1 c. confectioners’ sugar 1 (7.5-oz) jar marshmallow Fluff 1 tsp. vanilla extract FOR THE GANACHE: 1 1/2 c. chocolate chips 3/4 c. heavy cream 16 Swiss Rolls, sliced crosswise To make this delicious snack-based dessert, take a chocolate cake round and cover with marshmallow frosting. Place the second round on top of the...

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How to Create a Snake Braid

Bella Breakdown Learn how to make a so-pretty-it-hurts snake braid. First, divide hair into three sections. Begin braiding a classic three-strand braid. Grab the center piece and pull other pieces aside. Gently push up while holding the center strand. Secure with an elastic and repeat on the other side. Pin the braids back....

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DIY Mini First Aid Kit

Bella Breakdown With this DIY Mini First Aid Kit, there’s no excuse not to be prepared. To make this kit, take an empty Altoids tin and add in latex-free Band Aids, alcohol wipes to clean cuts and scrapes or to sterilize your hands, individual packets of Pepto Bismol or antacids, anti-inflammatory pills, allergy pills, and tweezers for splinters. You can hold the tin closed with rubber bands. These are the recommended things, but you can tailor its contents to your...

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Don’t Forget About Dads: Little Everyday Ways to Show Fathers How Special They Are

Bella Breakdown Dads are often the unsung heroes of our families. While the moms tend to be the face and visible person in the family, dads are often in the background, quietly supporting the efforts of everyone else in the family. When life gets busy, it can be easy to take your husband for granted. Therefore, the father of your children might not always get the recognition he deserves. If you are looking for ways to be thankful for the dad in your house, here are a few ways you can show your gratitude for the partner in your life....

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