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5 Children’s Books That Illustrate the Importance of Friendship

“Here are five children’s books (some old, some new), that touch on the importance of friendship and love and can easily spark an interesting discussion between a parent and child.”

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Here’s What Mom Really Wants for Her Big Day

We’ve got the scoop on what the lady of the house really wants for Mother’s Day. Here’s a hint—it’s not flowers.

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12 Compliments Every Teacher Needs to Hear

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Here’s how to thank your kids’ educators.

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An Usual Milestone That Means the World to Me

“I’ve spoken with many other parents about how much my kids understanding of this one word means to me, and I’ve received many strange looks in response.”

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Waiting to Hear These 3 Simple Words

“It’s one of those things that most don’t even think about. And it’s something a mother hears a million times over a lifetime unless your child is nonverbal.”

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6 Toddler Milestones to Get Excited About

Toddler milestones are no less exciting than baby’s first smile and tooth. Here are 6 biggies to celebrate!

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13 Creative Ways to Show Our Love to Our Children

Children need to feel loved and appreciated. Use these tips to show your little ones how much you care every day.

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I’m the Mom and I’m Asking All the Questions

While most questions almost never get answered (why is the floor sticky, who did what to who, when are you going to learn, why did you do that, or where are you going), I am the mom and it’s my job to keep asking my kids questions, no matter the answer.

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2 Simple Words That Made Me A Nicer Mom

Do you ever have so much on your proverbial plate that if one more thing gets added, you just might lose your sh*t? If you’re a mother, that’s probably at least once a day. And that one more thing is…

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Quitting the Blame Game

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Try to re-consider what you are saying when the sentence starts with the word “You”.
I told this to my children early on and hold it as a personal principle.

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Why? Because, words…

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What I Learned From Breast Cancer And Painting Class

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My mother-in-law and sister-in-law went with me to one of those paint nights at a cute little art studio. They are the ones where an instructor leads the whole class through a lesson and everyone ends up…

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Dear Emily – What My Two-Year-Old is Teaching Me About Life

Dear Emily,
I need to talk to you.

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I see the hesitation on your passionate little face. You’re expecting me to warn, “We don’t…” or “What do we say?” or “Stop…” or “1…2…”
It’s been…

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How to Become a Robot for a Day

Who knew being a robot could be so much beeping fun!

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Basic Steps Learning Summer Literacy Camp: Reading, Writing, Math & Art for Pre K-6

Summer Literacy Camp: Reading, Writing, Math & Art for PreK-6!
Basic Steps offers very flexible and affordable classes for PreK-6 children! It only cost $5 per each 45-minute preschool class or $7 for each 50-minute K-6 class.
The Preschool Summer…

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