Monthly Archives: November 2013

Virtually Limitless Possibility

In the past two weeks, our son has attended several birthday parties with kid’s activities. I’m sure he is enjoying every second of it even when there are times that he is the youngest of them all and could not join with the game of the older kids. Yet, he will just stand right there looking at them and will just mimic what they do and that is all enough to make him laugh. But again because he is so active, he is always prone to accident and yesterday he slipped on the floor when it got wet with water.

Nonetheless, the party was great and music they have had are also nice to hear. I wonder what kind of software they use. Could it be the same with cubase 6 at musicians friend? Knowing that the sound quality and its effects are breathtaking that could turn your personal music production system into professional or perhaps comparable with it. Many have said that it has very comprehensive tools for composing, recording, editing and mixing, making studio grade recordings. It is indeed has virtually limitless possibilities for songwriters and composers, alike.

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The Best Black Friday Deals

The holiday season is fast approaching, in fact, there’s few more days remaining in November then the next thing you know it’s already December. And there’s only one thing about December, it is the time when shoppers are in rage as if there’s no tomorrow anymore. Although I can only sympathize as I know the feelings when you see many discounted products on the shelves and all you have to worry, of course aside from the money, is how to choose the best buy there is.

And one of the most famous promotional events is the black Friday deals wherein you’ll see a bigger drop in the price tags in almost any products you can find. Not to mention the thanksgiving holiday as well. For sure there will be a huge surge in searches on how to cook the perfect turkey or anything that has something to do with turkey. And the only thing that I can do right now is to hope that everyone will be safe in their thanksgiving celebrations.

You all be safe out there and make sure that your thanksgiving 2013 will be spent with families and friends in the house and not behind the cold prison cell bars. And I just hope that you’ll get the best black Friday deals that you wanted.

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More Encouraging Words from School

It has been two months now since our son started schooling and we are glad that he is enjoying his nursery days. His teacher also has confirmed it in his school diary that our son has made so much progress since then. It is nice to know that there’s such a big improvement when he interact with other kids of his age although I still struggled in getting him to eat every morning before going to school. In fact, and most of the time, it will take more than 30 minutes just for him to take in several spoonfuls.

His school activities somehow will make our day as we received more encouraging words from his teacher every now and then. He learned a lot of counting songs already although they aren’t taught yet of musical instruments but I think the mel bay instruction book could somehow be a valuable study material for guitar beginners. It has been said that it is the most comprehensive approach to contemporary guitar mastery from beginner guitarist to advanced method and could take a big leap in your guitar skills.

What You Need to Know About OTC Cold Medicines

When children get sick, many parents are still unsure or confused whether to give medicine to their kids or not because it is always a big deal when talking about their health. This is very common and so true to parents whose children have cold symptoms. And the worse thing is that, I often saw them coming in the medical center demanding for antibiotics. Some even would self medicate their kids either with old prescribed medicines or coming from their other siblings. More so, that there’s a large sections of “Over-the-Counter Cold Medicines” in supermarkets and pharmacies thus making it easier to get one.

So here’s what you need to know about OTC Cold Medicines.

The FDA recommends not giving them to children 2 years and younger while the American Academy of Pediatrics is against using them since it is ineffective in children younger than 6 years old. And many pediatricians would say so that there’s little evidence that OTC cold medicines can really help with cold symptoms. Instead, you are just exposing your child to a higher risk of overdosing and the potential life threatening side effects, especially in children less than 2 years.

But if your children are really fussy and irritable with cold symptoms and high fever then it is best to pay your kid’s pediatrician a visit because they know what’s best for your sick little one. If none of the above mentioned symptoms are present and you’re still itching of giving your child with OTC cold medicines then here’s your guide from the article of Dr. Kristen Danielson.

  • Review the “active” ingredients listed on the box, making sure that two medicines don’t share some of the same active ingredients if you are giving more than one medicine. A good example is someone giving a “cold medicine” along with Tylenol: Sometimes a cold medicine will actually contain acetaminophen, which is Tylenol—and giving double the dose would be dangerous.
  • Note that a low-grade fever that doesn’t appear to bother a child does not need any medicine.
  • Cool drinks, popsicles, ice cream, etc., may help with a sore throat. And some people really do get sore-throat relief by gargling warm salt water.
  • Remember that antibiotics do not and cannot cure a cold.

Disclosure: The information provided here is not a substitute for a professional advice from appropriate licensed medical practitioners, which is highly recommended.

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Remarkable Flexibility for Backpack Use

I may not be advocating online shopping purposely but it is pretty clear that I am pushing it forward as it has so many benefits to take advantage and has more favorable position than mainstream shopping. Most of the time, companies offered to deliver your shopped items with no extra cost, right at your doorstep. That is the reason why many opted to shop online and many started making their own online shops. It’s not just a cost effective way of starting a business but you also have more time at home with your family.

And most importantly, it gives you so much flexibility in your time and you can do it at the comfort of your house. In fact, you don’t have to even wear a business suit in making transactions with your customers and pajamas are more relaxing, I suppose. This is the same as what you can see in the features of the snare case backpack at m123. The remarkable flexibility for backpack use it outstanding, not to mention the adjustable shoulder and back straps, making it pretty simple to move with ease. I believe it lives up to the phrase of “portability and protection for your snare and accessories”.