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Forgot How to Play? Toy-Specific Ideas

“Play is the work of a child.” ~Maria Montessori

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw…

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The Early Catastrophe: The 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3

Check out this amazing project based on the Hart & Risely research on early communication development!


Here’s a link to the summary of this important early intervention research: 68 more words

For Kids With Special Needs

Olive Oil tasting is just as fun as Wine tasting

Old Sacramento, Michael Jackson beats, food shots, FETA cheese drizzled with EVOO and Greek dessert wine (?) kicked off a pretty good OLIVE OIL TASTING/mama mixer at Old Sac’s… 489 more words


This is for those who are afraid to try yoga.

If you have wanted to try yoga, or have been advised to try yoga, but are afraid to, please watch this video.

No one is too heavy or too injured or too stiff or too clumsy to benefit from yoga.   230 more words


Naomi Wolf Talks About Vagina's

Just writing the word vagina kinda makes me uncomfortable.
But I’m a fan of Naomi Wolf so when she has something to talk about, I want to hear what she has to say. 121 more words

It Doesn't Get "Slicker" Than This.....

This week, the principals at CAW have asked us each to locate two images that exemplify how we think about design. For me one of those images will most certainly be from my faux magazine shoot for my raincoat made of plastic grocery bags. 767 more words


I’m Thinking of Buying a Historic House: What Should I Know?

For many potential Palo Alto homebuyers, some of the homes they may be considering are listed as historic.

What should these buyer’s consider?

The City of Palo Alto has several historic categories, so the first step is to find out which one applies to the property under consideration.  588 more words