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fathers day craft on canvas Fathers Day: Make a Canvas Gift

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Fathers Day is just around the corner. Have you thought of what you will be getting (or making) that special dad in your life? Need some inspiration? Well no worries. Today I’m going to share how my son & I created this “I’m Hooked On Daddy” Fathers Day canvas gift.…

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kids-doing-homework Education: How to Encourage Study Habits in Young Kids

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It is never too soon to start encouraging good study habits. Even five- and six-year-old children can benefit from learning how to study. What many people do not understand is that studying is an activity… like any other. While some people seem to have an innate knack for it, almost

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reading The Classics: Getting a Head Start on Children’s Literature

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Every parent wants to make sure their children have the best start in school, and when it comes to reading, one great way to give them a head-start is through the classics …of children’s literature. The great authors of literature wrote stories that can capture the imagination of any

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kids birthday party2 Parenting: 6 Tips for Helping Kids Handle Rejection

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Whether struggling with family, friend, or work relationships, adults are used to the sting of rejection. However, many, in their parenting years, have forgotten how often kids also experience rejection—and just how hurtful it can be. Just as parents need to help their kids develop physically…, they also

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character Character Education: 5 Attributes to Teach Your Kids

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Parenting—It’s a simple matter to teach your kids things like going potty and tying their shoes; teaching facts is a straightforward process. But as experienced parents know, many of life’s most important lessons aren’t based on facts, they’re based on character….
Building character in our children isn’t a

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family-service Service: How to Teach Kids to Serve Others This Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season for giving! While this statement conjures up images of Yankee Swaps, Black Friday crowds, and the old man in the red suit, it also means helping those less fortunate… than ourselves. Some families have a holiday tradition of volunteering at a soup kitchen. Others make yearly

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Fall Leaves Kids Craft: How to Make a Nature-Inspired Turkey

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Wow, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And boy does my family have a lot to be thankful… about. We live in a town in New Jersey called Bayonne. The Bayonne Bridge connects Bayonne, New Jersey to Staten Island, New York. We weathered Hurricane Sandy; perhaps you have seen pictures

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toilet spider Kids Craft: How to Make Toilet Paper Roll Spider

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As a preschool teacher and mom to a crafty three-year-old, I’m always working on some sort of kids craft at home. This month, we are having fun getting ready for Halloween. Today I’m excited to be here from Brie Brie Blooms… for the first time to share an easy

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when I was little Power of Story Week 3: Stories From When I Was Little

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For years these words scared me to death, “What was it like when you were little, mom?” I would feel silly, tongue tied and put on the spot when my children asked me about my childhood. I wanted to tell them sweet, endearing stories from my life… when they

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Kenyan Women Dancing Shot@Life’s Blogust Campaign Saves 10,000 Children From Preventable Diseases

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We did it! We just saved 10,000 lives. How? Who? Let me share…
Over the past 30 days, I participated in the United Nation Foundation’s Shot@Life’s Blogust: Blog Relay for Good…. Thirty-one bloggers each took a day to write a blog post. Yesterday’s, for example, was written by my

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