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Take the bite out of bugs! Insect repellent: What you need to know.

Bugs are a nuisance, but bug bites can be a big pain! The red bumps are bad enough, but the itchiness keeps me from sleeping, because all I want to do is scratch all night long! 421 more words


Parenting an introverted child

Minor hockey in our family was simply a ways to a means. And no, not a means to a budding NHL career, but a means to a play date – the after hockey play date! 503 more words


Reading to Read

Last week, I hosted the first of six summer reading club meetings at my home. I organized the club so that the homeschooled teens from our co-op would have multiple opportunities to read some really great books while getting the chance to hang out with each other throughout the summer. 1,374 more words


Would you recognize a speech problem in your child?

I remember when my little girl was a bit older than 3, a friend of mine told me how cute it was that my child was talking with a lisp.  535 more words


Toddler Learning Unit || Butterflies

Letter of the Week: B


  1. Good Morning Routine
  2. Songs
  3. Books
    • The Very Hungry Caterpillar (by Eric Carle)
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Are your kids ready to handle an emergency?

Emergencies happen. As adults, we try to prepare for them with home fire escape plans, emergency car kits, and some of us also take CPR and first aid courses… 366 more words


School Aged Children & Physical Altercations

This is something most all parents hope they never have to handle. Unfortunately, for some of us, it’s in the cards. And just like a card game, you have to play the best possible (and smartest) hand you can with what you’re holding. 660 more words