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Danny O'Dell's

April 14, 2014

If you are happier, you normally are healthier and vice versa. Getting there is not too difficult it just takes a bit of effort to improve your well-being.
According to Dr. Ronald D. Siegel , 40 percent of what determines our happiness is directly under our control. Contrast this with the findings that a mere 10 percent of our happiness has anything to do with an outside event either good or bad.
Now that you have several ideas for becoming happier, we are moving onto the physical part of getting healthier.

Deer Park school notes

February 23, 2014

Love and Logic Parenting classes run through May 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the Deer Park Early Learning Center at E1406 “D” St. Child care will be provided
The six session parenting program is designed by the Love and Logic Institute. The program will show how to:
• Avoid un-winnable power-struggles and arguments
• Stay calm when your kids do incredibly upsetting things
• Set enforceable limits
• Avoid enabling and begin empowering
• Help your kids learn from mistakes rather than repeating them
Space is limited so register early. Call Cindy Ashworth at 464-5680 to sign up.

Clayton/Deer Park HIstorical Society "Mortarboard"

November 19, 2013

The following is an excerpt from the historical society’s article “Drag Racing at Deer Park.”
In late 1969, Orville Moe and the Spokane Timing Association announced that they would be building a $2,000,000 racing complex in western Spokane County and this was recorded in the November 19, 1969, Deer Park City Council meeting notes.
The five-year contract between the Spokane Timing Association and the Town of Deer Park was terminated.

Riverside School Notes

November 19, 2013

Eight years ago the Thrive by Five program, which provides activities to help the children in the Riverside community, ages 3-5, prepare for kindergarten, was started at Riverside School District.
“It is so much fun to help the children learn. I enjoy watching the ‘aha’ moments when they have mastered learning,”said Roxanne Robertson, who has been an instructor in the program since its inception.
With all the activities she provides the children, having fun with learning is her priority.
“Roxanne provides much joy and laughter in the preschool room,” said Program Director Janet

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