Monday, October 29, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can talk teeth and offer their expertise this week.
This week on Halloween, kids across the nation will go from house-to-house with one goal: Fill their bags with as much candy as possible. Since an abundance of sugary treats will most likely invade our homes the next few days, we want to discuss healthy teeth and dental hygiene. We want to find the answers to all your dental questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local dentist or consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
If your child were to steal something from a local business, how would you respond?
This week, our question for St. Louis parents focuses on discussing honesty and integrity with children. Suppose you take your 12-year-old to the five-and-dime store. You walk out and he's got a handful of bubble gum. You ask him where he got it, knowing he doesn't have any money, and he responds that he just helped himself. So onto this week's question: Do you go back, explain the situation to the manager and require your child to apologize? Pay for it? Ignore it because it's small change?
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Green may be the best Halloween color of all for Clayton and Richmond Heights ghosts and goblins.
What could be scarier than a neighborhood full of Halloween trash? Each year, Halloween festivities yield tons of leftover bags, wrappers, costumes and just plain junk. And that's just the beginning of a very trashy season. This statistic from the Environmental Protection Agency is downright scary: The volume of household waste in the United States generally increases 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day: about 1 million extra tons. “The best 'green' tips we can offer our customers during the holidays are not only ways to be eco-friendly while celebrating the season, but to also encourage tips for an eco-friendly lifestyle throughout the year,” said Carrie Spencer of Waste Management in Missouri. Green Halloween tips Waste …
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Each week, Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch provides you with five great money-saving opportunities for St. Louis families.
This week, Frugal Family scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on candy, banana splits, photos, carpet installation and eating out. Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions: 1. Deal: 69¢ boxes of movie theater candy (limit 6) Good through: Feb. 26 2. Deal: Banana splits are only $2.50 every Monday. Good through: End date not specified 3. Deal: Sign up to be a member with Shutterfly on-line and receive 50 free 4 x 6 prints that can be picked up at a , Walgreens, or CVS. Good through: End date not specified 4. LOWE’S Deal: Free basic installation of Stainmaster carpet with the purchase of Stainmaster carpet and Stainmaster carpet pad. Good through: March 7 5. PUJOLS 5Deal: Kids eats free at Pujols 5 on …