Barbara Amaya

Barbara Amaya

Barbara Amaya was born in Virginia where she now resides. She is a passionate writer who survived many traumas and refuses to be a victim. She was trafficked from the age 12 until she was 21 years old. She holds a CDA credential in Early Childhood Development and was a preschool teacher for several years. Her many and varied life experiences have granted her expertise in a wide range of subjects. She has written and published quality content for readers searching for knowledge to improve their lives in many different arenas. She has overcome adversity in her own life and writes about it so others can benefit from her experiences.
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  • Possible Effects of Fluoride on Your Health
    Does fluoridated water have adverse effects on our health? Many people believe it does. And several studies point to health problems.
  • Often Misspelled Words Starting with the Letter E
    A weekly series on improving your vocabulary. This week the words start with the letter E.
  • Weekly Series on Words: The Letter D
    A weekly series on words. Starting with the letter A. This week words starting with the letter D are focused on. This series highlights many different areas of grammer and spelling. Obscure and difficult words are looked at also.
  • Preschool Science Learning with Candy
    Everyone loves candy. Combine children's love of learning with their love of candy. Four short science experiments that use candy.
  • Signs
    Short story about daily walks with my dog Scooby and what we find on our walks.
  • Product Review-Laura Geller I-Care Waterproof Eyeliner
    Laura Geller I-Care Waterproof Eyeliner is available in several beautiful colors. It is perfect for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers. This bullet proof eyeliner is now available for your make up case.
  • Parents: Stop Fighting in Front of Your Children
    Parents arguing in front of their children is a form of child abuse. It causes serious damage to the child. Damage that lasts a lifetime.
  • Haiku Poems
    Following the 5-7-5 formula, three Haiku poems.
  • Fun with Letter C Words
    Making our way though the dictionary, letter by letter from A to Z. Different weekly articles on words and meanings.
  • Hawk in Library of Congress
    Hawk sightings around the D.C. area.
  • Teaching Preschool Children
    An interesing experiment based on the longstanding debate over the best way to teach preschool children.
  • Bath Salt Drug
    there is a terrible scary new drug online and in retail stores. People are buying this drug in an effort to get a cheap high and they are dying.
  • Learning About Gardening
    Learning about gardening is a wonderful way for preschool children to explore their world. There are many lessons to be learned from gardening. Measuring water and soil, learning about the weather are just a few.
  • Organic Argan Oil from Morocco
    100% Organic Extra Virgin Argan Oil from Morocco is a great item to add to your daily beauty routine.
  • Words that Begin with the Letter B
    Second part of a weekly series on words. And what happens if you are not paying attention when using spell check.
  • Teaching About an Ant Farm
    With my grandson I remembered teaching preschool children all about nature and ant farms. Ants are a great learning tool.
  • One Woman One Word
    One woman's journey thru Websters. Discover new, funny perhaps scary words. Improve your vocabulary.
  • Non Food Items in the Freezer
    Did you know you can use the freezer compartment of your fridge to store other items than food? Storing your cashmere items there will keep them moth free.
  • Toby
    A short story about a beloved member of my family.
  • Living on Next to Nothing: 3 Ways to Make it Big
    Sometimes you have to take a chance and just go for it. Just make sure you don't do anything illegal. Because then on top of all your other problems you will have lots of legal fees.
  • Pet Care on a Budget
    Taking care of a pet can be expensive. Learn some tips on how to groom your pet at home. Advice on where to find inexpensive pet care.
  • About Technology
    A short poem about technology
  • Dressing Well on a Budget
    This article will give the reader tips and ideas on how to shop with a tight budget and dressing well. You will discover ideas on organizing your clothes and shopping for new items.
  • Home Day Care
    Remembering my home day care business, and some things that went along with it.
  • March 3rd a Historic Day in Washington D.C
    History will be made on March 3rd, 2010 as same sex marriage licenses will be issued in Washington, D.C.
  • A Guide to Understanding Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks
    This guide will explore the differences between patents, copyrights, and patents. And which one is right for your product.
  • Beloved Pet or Personal Property?
    Pets have long been thought of as property in the U.S. courts. Today courts are slowly leaning towards the realization that animals are living breathing creatures not pieces of furniture.
  • The Secret
    This is a short, short story about a windy day in February.
  • Black History Month in Washington D.C. 2010
    Discover several interesting places for you and your family to celebrate Black History Month in Washington D.C.
  • National Shamrock Fest in Washington, DC on Saint Patrick's Day 2010
    Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at the National Shamrock Fest this year. With this year's festival celebrating the 10th year of Shamrock Fest, there will be even more fun and added attractions to entertain the entire family.
  • How to Change Your Name Without a Lawyer
    Do you want to change your name? Did you forget to request your maiden name back at your divorce? This article will explain how to change your name in easy terms. This article provides valuable links to forms used in changing your name.
  • How to File a Divorce Without a Lawyer
    Instead of paying a lawyer your hard earned money, keep it and file your divorce yourself. If you have few assets and both parties agree, it is really very easy to file an uncontested divorce.
  • Zhu Zhu Pets Hot New Toy for 2009 Holiday Season
    The newest artificially intelligent pet for children is the Zhu Zhu pet. These furry creatures look like hamsters. The cute little guys peep and squeak their way around dozens of habitats and straight into your children's hearts.
  • How to Exercise After Being Sick or Just Plain Lazy
    What you should do to get back on track after taking time off from your exercise program. Wether you have been ill, or just taking a few days off going back to your old program is hard to do.
  • Ten Halloween Costumes for 2009
    Be creative, before you hit the costume store, check out your own home for items you can use to make your costume. With just a wig and make-up you can make a character costume. You don't need to spend a lot of money.
  • I Lost My Job Working at Home
    When my boss called me at home the last thing I thought he was going to say was "you are fired."
  • Camping in the Great Smoky Mountains
    A family vacation spent camping in the beautiful mountains of Tennessee quickly turns into an adventure with black bears.
  • Humorous Camping Stories
    I will always remember the night my family and I spent camping in the Great Smoky Mountains. And what happened when my little brother didn't listen to the park ranger's advice about not hiding food.

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