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Summertime and the Grilling is Easy

How many times have you grilled outside this summer? How many times have your kids helped you grill? It’s hard enough to take the heat standing in front of a grill but it’s a family tradition so that means there is always a way for a child to participate. Like any good party or meal […]

How Does Your Garden Grow? Origins of Kindergarten

Everyone remembers his or her first day of school: walking into a kindergarten classroom, meeting their teacher and other kids, holding on to mom crying, or being excited to finally be able to go to school like older siblings! Each experience is unique, just as is the concept and history of kindergarten. Transitioning from Pre-school […]

Mish Mash Monday Nacho Style

After a weekend of kids in the house, family visiting or just the never ending barbecues with neighborhood friends Monday is here and the idea of cooking from scratch might have you scratching your head wondering “What am I going to do for dinner?” And then it’s off to the store for more groceries. Not so […]

Fostering Independence in Kids – Guest Blogger Annie Fox

July is a month to celebrate independence! For some of us with young children, it takes practice to work through the pain of letting go so our children can grow! Even before our kids are out of diapers, we can see and hear them exclaiming “I can do it myself!” And that’s a good thing. […]

Paper Plate Girl

Teach your little ones about Recycling and taking care of our planet with these cute and eco-friendly Paper Plate Craft! Playfully Teaches: Creative Arts and Fine Motor Skills Total Time: Approximately 30 min. plus drying time Click here to SAVE & PRINT this lesson! What you need: • Paper plate • Scissors • Glue • Ribbon […]

Now Boarding!

The tickets are booked, reservations confirmed and now the only thing left to do is pack and get there! If you are like many parents preparing for summer travel the dream of your toes in the water with the warm sun on your back is quickly washed away when you start packing for your kids. […]

DIY Independence Day Pom Pom

Celebrate this 4th of July with your little ones and share the story of American Independence! It all took place 238 years ago, the thirteen colonies decided it was time to break away from British empire, and create their own independent free nation. The Second Continental Colony decided it was time to proceed with the idea, […]