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5 Interesting eBooks on Meal Planning, Parenting, and Nature Study

Here are a couple of eBooks currently on my reading list, some of which I will soon be reviewing for you here on the blog!  Simplified Dinners Full review coming soon! written by Mystie Winckler of Simplified Pantry and Simply Convivial Feed your family simply, healthfully, and frugally Encourages homestyle cooking using basic ingredients Enables […]

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Calling All Dr. Seuss Fans! — Seussical the Musical!

The Monday Musical series is a weekly feature on the blog each Monday.  It details the musical we listened to the previous week, along with any additional resources we used or go-along activities we completed.  Rationale and Goals:I decided to start listening to musicals with Luke (age 4) and Lilah (age 2) because they LOVE music […]

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Help! My child doesn’t like books! — 25 Ideas to get your little one to love reading

I’ve been asked on multiple occasions what to do in a situation where a child doesn’t seem to like books,  so I thought I’d put together a post with some suggestions to try.  I asked this question on my Facebook page as well, and got lots of great ideas submitted by readers!  These are our combined ideas:Help!  My child […]

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Reading Strategy Tip #2: Encourage Story-Telling Through Play

This is a series of posts about reading strategies I model and use with my own children–Luke, who just turned 4 years old, and Lilah, 29 months.  Hopefully some of these strategies will be helpful to you as well. 🙂 Reading Strategy Tip #2: Encourage Story-Telling through Play Get your kids involved in stories and […]

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Practicing Gross Motor Skills

I think having your child practice their motor skills is one of the best things you can do for them.  In fact, I featured motor skills as #5 on my list of The Top 5 Most Important Things to Do with Your Toddler/Preschooler.See my #5 post for some of the ways we personally have given L&L opportunities to practice their […]

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