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Your Child’s Development in Preschool

As the parent of a preschooler, expect to be constantly amazed at how your kiddo is changing daily from his experiences at school. Every day he’ll come home with new skills, new stories, new ideas–you’ll barely be able to keep track. Buckle up: These are exciting times filled with leaps

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8 Tips for Potty Training

Potty training is a dreaded task, but you’re lucky to be sharing the responsibility with your preschool. Think about it: Unless you yourself have 20 children, she undoubtedly knows way more about potty training than you do. She’s an expert! Trust in her methods, and before you know it you’ll have

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

We all know Dolly Parton as the Queen of country music, but did you know that she is just as passionate about literacy in children? So much so that your child could receive age appropriate books on a monthly basis delivered to your door free! Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is

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Your words make a difference!

Children are greatly affected by what is said to them. Make a positive impact by always treating children in the way you want to be treated. Be aware of what you say and how you say it. Criticism, insults, threats, sarcasm, and rejection can all be forms of emotional abuse

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Best Book Ideas for Black Friday Shopping

Happy Black Friday! If crowded malls and pushy people aren’t what you had in mind for your shopping today, and would rather shop from home, here is a list of some of the best books for kids: Ages 0-2 On the Night You Were Born – Nancy Tillman Press Here – Herve

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The Vacation Packing Dilemma

Trying to cram enough into a few suitcases to sustain a family of four for what might be two weeks or more can be an enormous challenge.  If you are traveling by plane, however, it is most certainly one that needs to be met if you are not going to

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Winter Staycation Ideas

If you’re dreaming of warmer weather and long for a get-a-way but it just isn’t in the budget, staying at home may not sound like the most exciting of vacations, but there are plenty of benefits to a winter-time staycation: you save money – a lot of money, you get

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Hot Ice ~ Science at Home Series

Nucleation is the first step in the formation of either a new thermodynamic phase or a new structure via self-assembly or self-organization. This is the same type of reaction used in creating clouds, rock candy, and borax crystals. This process of turning a liquid into a solid is an exciting

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The World’s 10 Most Nutritious Vegetables

If Mom was constantly nagging you as a child to eat up all your vegetables, it was not without good reason.  As rich sources of a whole host of vitamins, minerals, protein, natural sugar, carbohydrates, fiber, natural fat, calcium, iron and more, they really are nature’s super foods. Just what

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10 Tips to Curb Temper Tantrums

Most parents wish they could disappear or become invisible when their child has a tantrum in public. Onlookers can be very judgmental, thinking that the child is spoiled and unruly or the parents are doing a poor job. Actually, neither of those notions are the case. Tantrums are common in

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