Three Day Break
Whether you're enjoying a morning break, a quiet afternoon respite, or a soothing moment at day's end, tea is a delicious indulgence. And Victoria has the ideal accompaniment to this celestial beverage. Victoria The Essential Tea Companion collects the best of three classic Victoria books in a single beautiful volume. It serves up history and lore, advice on brewing the perfect pot, notes on collectible china, and best of all, menus for eight themed parties, from a children's tea to a bridal shower.
A chance encounter on the snowy slopes of a castle moat throws together three lonely teenagers: Emily, Simon, and the highly imaginative and enigmatic Marcus. At first, the castle's ruins are merely the backdrop to a day in the snow. But when the three break in to the forbidden interior of the keep, they find the castle taking on a different, and deeper, meaning.
To learn well, children need movement breaks throughout the school day. Energizers offer a great way to weave those breaks into the day without disrupting scheduled lessons. In fact, these two to three minutes of playful moving, laughing, and chanting or singing promote more and more productive learning. All 88 energizers whether old favorites with new twists or the author's own lively originals are easy to learn and teach.
As he prepares to recite the Declaration of Independence before his eighth grade social studies class in California, the thing Francisco has feared for ten years finally happens. La migra, the immigration police, come to his classroom and pick him up for deportation to Mexico. Soon back in the United States with a "green card," Francisco struggles through adolescence, working two or three jobs a day and striving to excel at school.
Break the Hold Anger Has on Your Life Anger, like fear, is a powerful survival tool that has evolved over countless millennia. But when we allow anger to rule our day-to-day lives, it undermines our health, alienates loved ones, and ruins our chances f
Be a different kind of mom. Break through the distractions and create lasting memories. What's the solution to gaining the balanced, meaningful life you desire with your family? Create traditions that bring joy and significance. Popular "Smartter Each Day" blogger and mom of three, Jessica Smartt explains why memory-making is the puzzle piece that today's families are longing for.
This contemporary urban novel from bestselling author Cheryl Robinson breaks the mold with its complex and dynamic female protagonist. Olena Day's first love died tragically, and her college boyfriend left her for another woman. Now a successful, independent forty-three-year-old, she begins a passionate relationship with Matthew, a man eighteen years her junior.
It's Elvis Week in Memphis, and homicide detective Rachel Sloan isn't sure her day could get any stranger when aging Elvis impersonator Vic Vegas asks to see her. But when he produces a photo of her murdered mother with four Elvis impersonators-one of whom had also been murdered soon after the photo was taken-she's forced to reevaluate. Is there some connection between the two unsolved cases? And could the recent break-in at Vic's home be tied to his obsession with finding his friend's killer? When yet another person in the photo is murdered, Rachel suddenly has her hands full investigating three cases.
Moms can feel as if they are sprinting through life, crashing onto the pillow at day's end only to start again the next morning. In Breathe, Mama, Breathe, psychotherapist Shonda Moralis outlines the benefits of daily meditation and shows moms how to do it-in just five minutes. Plus, she shares over sixty "mindful breaks" that will help moms tune into their own well-being (along with everyone else's): Eat a mindful breakfast-with no phone, TV, or newspaper! Cuddle your child and take three deep breaths together.