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How To Understand and Deal With Your Child’s “After School” Attitude.

On September 11th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Devany LeDrew       As I typed out my experience as a former kindergarten teacher to my struggling friend someone else chimed in and said, “I don’t know who you are but you gave the best advice.” I tend to undermine my degrees in early childhood education and educational psychology plus my classroom..

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DIY Atom Smasher

On September 5th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via-GiftOfCuriosity.com   Your kids will absolutely love this activity they can make themselves using just a penny and a balloon. The end result is super cool, somewhat resembling an atom smasher. (An atom smasher, or particle accelerator, by the way, is a device used to accelerate microscopic particles to high speeds in order to collide them with target..

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Quality Time Not Quantity Of Time

On September 4th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- DirtAndBoogers.com             There are times in  life where you  just can’t find that extra hour in my day to sit and play with each of your  children. So, I look for snipits of time. In the car: I have found that uninterrupted car time is the perfect time to..

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The Best Cleaning Tips

On September 3rd, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- SuchAMom.com                 1. Clean small areas, do not try to take on the whole house at once. It keeps the cleaning issue under control and doesn’t overwhelm you. 2. Hang your clothes up as soon as they come out of the dryer. Cuts down on wrinkles and..

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20 Ways To Fill Your Child’s Love Tank On Their Birthday

On August 28th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- Allison Hendrix   Build the excitement with a COUNTDOWN. There are many ways to do this. This week we counted down with a chalkboard. Decorate the Bathroom Mirror. Use a window marker, dry erase marker or lipstick. Balloons, streamers, it’s all good.           Window Marker your car with “Honk! It’s Lily’s..

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25 Ways To Win As A Working Mom

On August 27th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via-  Samantha Ettus @ Forbes.com             All great trips require preparation. Your adventure as a working mom is no different. You can be the best parent in fewer hours per week; it isn’t about how many hours you spend at home, it is about how you use them. Here goes:..

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Start A New Weekly Routine: Kid’s Cook Monday

On August 25th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via-  Kids Cook Monday The Kids Cook Monday, a program sponsored by Johns Hopkins, Columbia University, and Syracuse University that encourages families to cook together by getting the kids in the kitchen.  It’s a great idea to implement in your home to help with you children s eagerness to help with meals, especially their favorites,..

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Watch Your Children Around Water

On August 21st, 2014, posted in: Articles, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- Mike Connor               Every year; too many children’s lives are cut short due to only a few minutes, which change the lives not only for the kids but of their families. Only a few minutes take away the opportunity for these children to grow up, explore the world..

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Your Child Has a Rash. Do You Know What to Do?

On August 20th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- James Hubbard, M.D., M.P.H.   Everyone with kids knows the drill. Your two-year old awakens you in the middle of the night with, “Mommy, I don’t feel vewy good,” or, “Daddy, my throat hurts.” You fumble around and find their forehead with an, “I sorry.” But yikes. This time they’re burning up. You flip on..

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Why Is It Important To Know How To Swim?

On August 18th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General, Safety by 0 Comment

Via- Tom Stuart @ LiveStrong Many animals are born with the ability to swim, but humans must learn practice before being able to swim with ease. Some people never learn how to swim, which often causes them to fear water. Learning to swim is important for several reasons, and mastering this skill at a young..

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