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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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Staying in Touch with the Grandkids; Fun and Educational.

Posted on: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 in Activities for kids, parent involvement, Technology and kids, Technology for kids, Writing

We all know that technology has become ubiquitous in our society.  While people debate the merits of technology and its effect on our culture, as a grandparent who lives far away from her grandchildren I take full advantage of it.  … read more »

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Thank you for the gifts!

Posted on: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 in Holiday, parent involvement, Writing

Give a gift – get a gift, what could be better than having your children send a thank you note to grandmom or grandpop, or other thoughtful family members and friends who helped to make the holiday season especially happy for your kids?  Imagine … read more »

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A vacation activity

Posted on: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 in parent involvement, Summer Activities for Kids, Writing

The second week of August and summer is coming to a rapid end. The end of August is the time when many families choose to take vacation or, to just totally relax, after organized summer activities have ended and before … read more »

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School is just around the corner?
Oh no!

Posted on: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 in Back to School, Listening to kids, parent involvement, Summer Activities for Kids, Writing

It’s almost time for school to start.  “What?” you say. “How is that possible?”  It’s only July!  And yet back to school ads are in all the newspapers, and the in-store displays for school supplies and clothing are in every … read more »

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Heredity may have the answer, says Sally from Peanuts

Posted on: Monday, July 18th, 2011 in Homework, Listening to kids, parent involvement, Reading, Sibling involvement, Writing

It is never too early to start building a positive relationship between siblings.  Sometimes competition can become intense and older siblings are usually expected to acquiesce to their younger brothers and sisters.  As you can imagine, this just may help … read more »

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Reading and Email are terrific partners

Posted on: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 in parent involvement, Reading, Writing

Technology has become an integral part of our society. While people debate the merits of technology and its effect on our culture, as a grandparent who lives far away from her grandchildren I take full advantage of it. Skype allows … read more »

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Reading and Writing, the Dynamic Duo

Posted on: Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 in Books, parent involvement, Poetry, Reading, Writing

Peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, peas and carrots – have you ever noticed how some things are better together? The other day, when I was searching for something, I found my diary from when I was in third … read more »

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