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Making Magic: Tips & Tricks for Stress-Free Sensory Play

I’m terrible at making magic for my kids.  Santa gets (burnt) break-and-bake cookies, a Leprechaun has never snuck into our house and turned a gallon of milk green, and the only fireworks we watch are from the neighborhood hooligans setting them off in the field behind our house.  I envy those Pinterest moms that transform […]

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Top Ten Children’s Books for Ages 2-5

The research is clear. Reading aloud to children is one of the single most important things a parent can do to encourage language development and build a solid foundation for success in school and beyond. Not only that, but regularly reading to young children literally changes their brains, causing more activity in the areas of […]

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We Survived Preschool!

We did it! We made it through his first year of school with minimal bruising and no broken bones. And now we get to celebrate with summer vacation… wait, what? I was a school mom for the first time and survived being on someone else’s schedule. It’s been a decade (yikes) since I graduated from college, and I’ve […]

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