Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

How to Have a Nightmare-Free Halloween

Published September 2011: eHow Family

How to Have a Nightmare-Free Halloween
Kids May Need Help to Separate Fantasy from Reality

Article Excerpt:

Whether it’s ghosts and goblins terrorizing your 3-year old or remnants of a mask-wearing movie slasher haunting your 6-year old, Halloween can mystify even the most well-adjusted child.

The confusion gets even worse when scary villain costumes prance around ghostly yard ornaments — yet lurking behind each neighborhood door are candy and a friendly greeting. Continue reading

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Why Walking is Enough

Published September 2011: eHow Health

Why Walking is Enough
Small Steps Can Make a Big Difference In Your Health

Article Excerpt:

In 2008, Pam Mumper could barely walk up a flight of stairs, struggled to fit in a stadium seat and weighed in at 260 pounds. Three-and-a-half years later and 75 pounds lighter, she’s able to walk four miles consecutively, trek up flights of stairs with ease and share a stadium seat with her daughter. Continue reading

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