Parenting specialist’s book project reaches fruition |

Parenting specialist’s book project reaches fruition

Nancy Thomas, Therapeutic Parenting specialist, author and instructor on the art of healing detached children, has finally published the book she’s been working on for 8.5 years. “Dandylion on my Pillow, Butcher knife Beneath” is not an easy read, ladies and gentlemen. It’s a book about the extreme struggles of children and their parents with bonding and attachment problems. It can be purchased on and daughters Terena and Beth teamed up to write the book, which reveals personal first-hand experiences. Families from all over the country have sought her expert help, and she has made monumental changes in their lives.Last year, Thomas visited the Mother’s Choice Hospital in Hong Kong, lecturing 85 hospital workers and directors from all over China on the topic of attachment disorders. She is making the journey again in the next few weeks to get her message out to people on the other side of the world.A Free Broadband Symposium is being offered Saturday, March 1, from 9 a.m.- noon at the New Castle Community Center. If you are interested in seeing the benefits of wireless technology and what it can do for your business, come on down and watch a live computer demonstration comparing wireless to dial-up methods. Speakers will be Jim Stevens, project manager, town of New Castle; Bill Challis, Crimson Wireless; and Kristin Johnson MNT Project, state of Colorado.-Ukranian Egg Decorating classes will be held at the New Castle Branch Library on Feb. 22 from 1 -3 p.m. for beginners, and on March 8 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for advanced egg decorators. There will be a $3 supply fee, payable at the door. A 10-person limit has been set for each session, which will be instructed by Ukranian Egg diva Jaci Spuhler. Please call 984-2346.These workshops introduce participants to the folk art of Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs). Each participant will complete an egg using the presenter’s equipment.-Do you have a need for a house call from a veterinarian? Do you have a pet that doesn’t like traveling but needs its shots? Call 984-2179 and David Guinee, DVM, will make arrangements for his mobile veterinarian office to take care of your pets.-The Garden School will present a Chivalry and Shakespeare Dessert Theater on Feb. 21-22 at Riverside School at 7 p.m.Ginny from Needles and Pins textile arts shop in Glenwood has returned from a trade show and brought home lots of wonderful things. You’ll find new fabrics, fun spring designs, and lots of gadgets and accessories to make your stitching experience easier and more enjoyable. From silk gauze kits, hard-to-find mini-frames, and needlepoint kits from England, you’ll find the best selection from here to Denver.The menu for the CMC Senior Nutrition Luncheon at the New Castle Community Center on Monday, Feb. 24, will be an onion soup patty, noodles and gravy, California blend vegetables, cottage cheese salad, peaches and a roll.Please call me at 984-2308 if you have any New Castle news to share. Congratulations, Nancy!

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