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The Truth Behind Presidents’ Day

Posted on: Thursday, February 13th, 2014 in Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, History, Holiday, Honesty, President's Day

On February 17th we will be celebrating Presidents’ Day.  I have always assumed that the third Monday in February was not just a day to partake in great sales events, but to honor the memory of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  While … read more »

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Different Ways for Your Kids to Say “Thank You” for Gifts.

Posted on: Thursday, December 19th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Conversation with kids, Holiday, parent involvement, talking to kids, Writing

T’is the season for gift giving.  What could be better than having your kids send a thank-you message to their generous relatives or friends?  Imagine how happy the thoughtful gift givers would feel when they get your child’s message.  Imagine … read more »

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Some Holiday Thoughts from the Kids!

Posted on: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 in Cognitive Skills, Holiday, Listening to kids, parent involvement, winter

We originally posted this blog a couple of years ago but continue to appreciate its significance in this holiday season and felt that it is worth reposting. Even without the change in the weather, beautiful decorations and never ending bargains, the … read more »

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Happy Holidays

Posted on: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 in Conversation with kids, Family Activities, Holiday, Spring break for kids

Our car is packed and we’re on our way so we can be with our loved ones to celebrate the holidays together. If you’re also traveling be sure take your READS cards with you – just in case the kids … read more »

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Happy New Year – 2013

Posted on: Monday, December 31st, 2012 in Family Activities, Holiday, New Year, parent involvement, Reading, Reading with kids

From everyone here at EGM we wish all of you a very Happy New Year When thinking about resolutions why not add one for everyone.  Commit to spending more time reading with your kids.   That would really make for … read more »

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Holiday 2012 Book Suggestions. – 12/18/12

Posted on: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 in Book recommendations, Books, Charles Schultz, Family Activities, Holiday, Peanuts, Reading, Reading with kids, Snoopy

This week we have four book suggestions for the Holiday season.  They cover 3 of the major holidays and one book for everyone.  The books are mostly for younger kids but older kids can enjoy them too – and so … read more »

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