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Repurposed Preschool: Water Beads

You may have seen them filling vases under a bouquet of cut flowers or amongst floating candles in wedding centerpieces, but these nifty little spheres, called water beads, have another purpose you may not have considered before. Surprise! Another fantastic “toy” for the kiddos! Move over sand and water, there’s another sensory-table filler in town. […]

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Adventures in Potty-Training: 5 Tips for Positive Success

Potty training your kid is a personal endeavor, in every sense of the word. You might choose the 3-day method, or take a more gradual approach. You might start early, or wait until your child makes the decision to do it themselves. Maybe you practice elimination communication and essentially potty-train your child starting at birth. […]

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Babysplosion

When our firstborn was an infant in the winter of 2010, my husband and I had a bad case of cabin fever. In an attempt to cure ourselves, we declared a new snow day tradition: any time there was a big snow storm, we would bundle up our family and trudge through the snow drifts […]

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