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Seriously, Stop Calling Girls Sassy

I have to admit I was a bit taken aback the first time I heard my daughter being described as “sassy.” It was as if somehow in just a millisecond I recognized that my toddler was now being subjected or held to some unachievable standard. Perhaps I would be less inclined to hop on the […]

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It’s Not Rocket Science, Let the Littles Be Citizen Scientists

Each day provides an opportunity for kids of all ages to use their senses to explore the world around them. Children learn through playing, weighing outcomes, and problem-solving to better understand cause and effect. As natural-born scientists, children are often the first to ask, “What’s that?” to add to their ever-growing repository of knowledge.  As […]

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3 Spookily Easy Halloween Treats

We all know that Halloween is about the costumes & candy haul, but here are a few spookily easy treats that the kids can help make for that Hocus Pocus binge. Ghost pretzel bark is one of my favorites because it looks like it took a bit of effort when really it comes together in […]

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We Create the Lens For How Our Children View the World

[Celebrating MLK Day] We Create the Lens For How Our Children View the World 

It can be difficult to find the right time to teach children about challenging topics, but as parents, we are responsible for providing the appropriate lens to best explain how to understand the inequities within our society. As children get older they will likely start to remember historical events or the sentiment of speeches they […]

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