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Some Lesser Known October Holidays.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Monthly Celebrations, parent involvement

It’s less than a week to October.  Ask your kids what’s special about October and most likely they will tell you that October is all about Halloween.  Just for fun, today’s blog provides some interesting information about what else occurs … read more »

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Kids Books about Siblings – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly. – 09/21/12

Posted on: Friday, September 21st, 2012 in Book recommendations, Conversations with kids, Listening to kids, parent involvement, Sibling involvement

Our blog this week talked about siblings and how older ones can read to younger one.  We thought we’d continue with the sibling theme in this week’s book selections. Siblings: You’re Stuck with Each Other, So Stick Together by James … read more »

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Siblings Reading To Each Other Is A Wonderful Experience.

Posted on: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 in Books, Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading tips for kids, Sibling involvement

I’m sure that it will be no surprise to our readers to learn that our family motto is READ, READ, READ.  Imagine the pleasure that I had the other night when our 4 year old came for dinner and brought … read more »

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Books about how kids can stay safe on the playground. – 09/13/12

Posted on: Thursday, September 13th, 2012 in Book recommendations, parent involvement, Playground Safety, Safety

Our blog this week talked about playground safety and presented some tips for kids to help prevent accidents on the playground.  This week’s book suggestions continue with that theme. Staying Safe on the Playground (First Facts: Staying Safe) by Lucia … read more »

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It’s time again for parents to remind their kids about playground safety.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 in Back to School, Conversations with kids, Kids safety

The first week of school is over.  We know it can be a bit hectic but we hope everyone has adjusted and is smiling.  We spent a lot of time discussing the importance of establishing routines for our kids including … read more »

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The kids are back in school. It must be fall. – 09/06/12

Posted on: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 in Book recommendations, fall, Seasons

Now that the kids are back in school, and summer is all but over, it’s time to look forward to fall.  It’s a bit early for the leaves to change color but it won’t be long and then it will … read more »

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Seven back to school tips all elementary school parents should consider.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 in Back to School, Conversations with kids, Homework, parent involvement

The first Tuesday after Labor Day means one thing – SCHOOL IS IN SESSION!  Best of luck to all for a successful 2012 -2013 school year.  But why trust to luck?  Our goal is to do all we can to … read more »

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