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Imagination and play

Posted on: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 in Conversation with kids, Family Activities, Imagination, imagination and play, Kid's imagination, Listening to kids, parent involvement, talking to kids

What a week it’s been in our house!  All of our kids were here and it was controlled chaos the entire time.  We marveled at how all the little ones (6 months through 9 years) got along, listened to their … read more »

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Thanksgiving Day Book Suggestions – 2012

Posted on: Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books, History, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only a day away but there’s still time to read some good Thanksgiving stories before everyone focuses on the upcoming holiday season.  Here are a few of my favorites. Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilky is … read more »

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Thanksgiving Day Facts to Gobble Up – 2012!

Posted on: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 in Holiday, parent involvement, talking to kids, Thanksgiving

Most kids in America learn about Thanksgiving both at home and at school.  They learn about the pilgrims, the Mayflower, Plymouth Rock and turkey.  For this week’s blog I’ve listed some lesser known facts about Thanksgiving.  I hope that you … read more »

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Veterans Day is next week. Here are some activities for the kids.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 in American Flag, History, parent involvement, Veterans Day

Veterans Day is on Friday and many of our kids will have the day off from school.  Since it’s a public holiday, some parents may also have the day off.  I know that the kids are excited because they don’t … read more »

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