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26 Alphabet Books for Your 3-6 Year Old

We have an alphabet lover in our house. Every time we go to the library he asks for more ABCs, more ABCs, MORE ABCs! We’ve read our fair share of alphabet picture books, and some have become family favorites! Whether your little one is an alphabet lover, alpha-phobic, or alpha-apathetic, I’m sure you will dig …

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Our Top 10 Library Books From the Summer Reading Program

Did you and your littles participate in your local summer reading program? We did! It was a wonderful weekly commitment to: visit our library, find new books, chart our reading adventures, listen to story time, do crafts, and scoop up some great coupons for local businesses after completing each week. Our library really went above …

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Hatch a Butterfly With Your Family

Ready to spend $20 on the best little bit of family fun? Yes? Alright … place your order for a Live Butterfly Garden! The Live Butterfly Garden offers children the invaluable lessons of metamorphosis, science, patterns, patience, and life cycle studies. Give the Magic of Metamorphosis to a child you love. In your kit you …

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Our Favorite Books for Summer (or anytime!) Reading

Summer vacation — a time for families to enjoy road trips, splashing in the pool, camping under the stars, and backyard barbeques. It’s also a great time to get lost between the covers of a book. Many public libraries host fun and inspiring summer reading programs. The only question is which books, out of the …

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The Top Six Challenges of Homeschooling

When you think of homeschooling your children, what sounds like the most difficult part?  Choosing curriculum?  Creating lesson plans?  Recalling long-forgotten skills like multiplying mixed fractions or balancing chemical equations?  While every homeschooling parent will have his or her own unique list of challenges, most will agree that the majority of the complications actually have …

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10 Things This Homeschooling Mom Does NOT Miss About Traditional School

For four years my husband and I have been homeschooling our two older children, who are now in fifth and seventh grades.  Prior to that, our kids had attended both private and public schools.  I am not one of those people who insists that only one type of education is the “right” one.  Homeschooling is …

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10 Things to Look For In A Preschool

If you’ve started the preschool search for your child, you know how daunting and confusing the task can be. To help you get started, here are 10 things to look for as you start touring preschools. 1) A balanced curriculum: A good preschool has a well-planned curriculum that promotes social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive …

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Tips On Helping Your Child Make Changing Schools Easy

Changing schools for any child is never easy. Even if they are the most social and outgoing child in the world. But sometimes a move is necessary for a family and kids have to change schools. Saying goodbye to friends, moving to a new city, and making new friends can be very challenging for any …

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How To Prepare Your Child For Kindergarten

September is rolling around and your sweet little baby who isn’t really your baby anymore, is ready to go to Kindergarten! Are they prepared? Did you teach them everything they should know? You’re feeling anxious and excited and nervous all at the same time. My son is two and I’m already feeling those emotions just …

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