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Preschool at Home

Preschool at Home: A DIY Guide

Preschool. A seemingly harmless word, but it can send even the most zen parent into a panic attack. I’ve been an early childhood educator for 10 years, teaching Pre-K through first grade, but I didn’t truly realize how stressful and consuming it is to make the “right” choices for your child’s education until I became […]

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Tips for Gardening with Kids

A Little Dirt Doesn’t Hurt: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Spring has finally sprung, the skies are filled with the sunshine, everything is finally green again. It is time to get outside! From bike rides to spring sports, get out and enjoy this beautiful weather. One of our favorite things to do is to work on our vegetable garden! My son and I have grown, (or […]

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7 Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Great teachers educate, innovate, support, and encourage their students to explore their own minds.  They touch the lives of millions of children every day and the impact they have extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom. My son has encountered such wonderful teachers in his ten-year-old life. I don’t think we can ever do too […]

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The Simply Organized Playroom: It’s Not A Myth

When it comes to organization my husband and I have magically always been on the same page. Our house stays extremely tidy and we actually enjoy keeping things in a certain order. We have the coordinated red and green bins for our Christmas decorations, bins for wrapping paper, bins birthday decorations, and bins for Halloween […]

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Fun Fall Crafts For Kids

I love Fall. I love pumpkins, and leaves, and acorns, and sweaters, and bonfires, and CRAFTS!!! Crafting with kids, specifically. Fall craft possibilities are endless and in this post I’d like to share some of my personal favorites with you. This cute crow we made from plastic cups, isn’t he the sweetest thing?   The best […]

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Kids’ Holiday Craft: Family Photo Tree

With the holidays quickly approaching, this craft is a great way to help kids – especially younger ones – become familiar with faces of loved ones they might not see very often, and hopefully help them to be more comfortable with relatives they will be spending some time with this month. If you don’t have […]

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