Food Feeds Learning!

You’ve probably heard it said that you are what you eat, but what does that mean when you’re expecting a little one? Eating right can help prepare your newest addition for success and learning later in life. How do you know what foods are “good” foods? It can be hard to know what a healthy […]

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Literacy Craft: Song Cube (LIBRARY MAKE)

Singing songs and reciting rhymes help children recognize and work with sounds in spoken language. We are able to hear the smaller sounds in words when singing because there is a distinct note for each syllable. This practice will help children sound out words when they learn to read. Recognizing rhythm and rhymes helps children […]

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Don’t Cry, Baby!

Baby tears can mean anything from “I’m tired!” to “I’m hungry!” to “I’m bored!” Babies have a whole range of cries, from tiny whimpers to full-bodied shrieks. These cries are normal, and sometimes inconsolable, but it’s important for parents and other caregivers to distinguish between what’s “normal” and what could indicate a more serious problem. […]

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Literacy Craft: Sight Word Rubbing Cards (LIBRARY MAKE)

It’s no secret, reading and writing go together, but children don’t necessarily need to learn one before starting on the other. Children begin preparing for a lifetime of writing before they write their first letter – sometimes even before they speak their first words. For a child that still has a less than steady grip, […]

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You + Baby = Change

Someone once said, “A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.” No matter how you look at it, having a baby changes everything! Routines can help your family find structure, but what else can you do to manage […]

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