4 Ways to Minimize Work and Maximize Family Fun

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It seems like there is a never ending stream of tasks on our to do list – from house keeping to work to after school activities – heck even getting to school can be a challenge! So how can we create a schedule and routine for our lives that will minimize the work and maximize […]

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How to Teach Your Child about Money Based on Age

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Money is a topic that your child will interact with throughout their entire life, and as many of us can attest, the earlier you learn about how to handle money, the better off you’ll be. While hardly any parent would argue that point, when is the right time to begin teaching your child about money? […]

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5 Valentine’s Day Themed Activities for Little Ones

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Most people know Valentine’s Day as a time to celebrate love (with a side order of flowers and chocolate!), but it’s also a great time to crank up the children’s crafts. Below are five Valentine’s Day themed activities that your little ones are sure to enjoy. 1. Button Heart Valentine Craft This colorful craft can […]

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Tips for Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Your Little Sweethearts

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When most of us think about Valentine’s Day, we tend to picture romantic candlelight dinners or an elegant night out on the town. After you have kids, however, it’s safe to say that your perspective changes just a little bit. While you don’t have to take your romantic plans completely off the table, more than […]

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Teach Your Toddler Good Behavior With These Games

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While all of us want our children to excel academically, the importance of character training cannot be overstated. Below are some simple yet highly effective games you can play to help teach your toddler good behavior. 1. I Spy This classic game teaches the importance of being patient and waiting on others to respond when […]

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5 Winter Sensory Activities

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The winter season provides some unique opportunities in terms of keeping the kids entertained. With freezing temperatures outside, it only makes sense to get them involved in some fun craft projects that can stimulate their senses. Below are 5 winter-themed sensory activities that are sure to give your little ones plenty to do on a […]

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Teaching Your Children About Pet Safety

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Few things can bring a child more joy than having a four-legged friend. Not only is a pet an endless source of fun, companionship and entertainment for your family, but working with a pet can also teach your child important skills, such as nurturing and cooperation. While the benefits of having a furry family member […]

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Fun Ways to Teach Your Child the Alphabet

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All of us are familiar with the famous “Now I Know My ABC’s” song – you know, the one that sounds suspiciously similar to “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” – and while it’s an effective tune, you’re probably wondering if there are some other fun or creative ways to teach your child their ABC’s. After all, […]

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5 Tips to Help Your Child Learn to Read

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Reading is one of the most fundamental skills your child can learn to develop, and naturally as parents we are concerned about doing everything we can to help our children learn how to read. Below are some handy tips you can use to help improve your child’s reading skills. 1. Read to your child on […]

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The Importance of Imaginative Play

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Imaginative play is a near-universal trait of childhood, and although it seems simple in its essence, young children build all kinds of important developmental skills from this very common activity. Below are some key points that demonstrate the importance of allowing your little one to engage in imaginative play. Imaginative Play: Why is It Important? […]

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