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Inspirational and Humorous Photo Messages {Please share!}

I have been having fun creating graphics for my blog posts recently, so I thought I’d try my hand at creating a few inspirational and humorous poster-style messages using some of our photos.  Here are my first three: “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning.  But for children […]

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Bible Memory Resources for Preschool and Beyond! #giveaway

As an adult, I always find it so comforting when in times of fear, trouble, hurt, or uncertainty a relevant Bible verse pops into my mind and offers me a little glimpse of God and His care for me.  Recently, Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me,” has been a […]

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25 Life Skills to Teach at an Early Age

Have you thought about what “life skills” you want your children to be learning?  Wait, what are life skills, you say?  According to Wikipedia, Life skills are problem solving behaviors used appropriately and responsibly in the management of personal affairs.  They are a set of human skills acquired via teaching or direct experience that are […]

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Calling All Kindle Owners: In Lieu of Preschool is now in the Amazon Kindle Store!!!

The In Lieu of Preschool blog is now available in the Amazon Kindle store!!  You can subscribe and the blog will be auto-delivered to your Kindle wirelessly, as well as updated throughout the day to keep your content current.  The blog will be fully downloaded to your Kindle so that you can read it even […]

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Back to School 2012: 10 Tips for a New School Year

Are your kids headed back to school soon?  Are they back in session already?  Here are 10 tips to get your new school year started off right!  Everything from organizing backpacks to communicating with your child’s teachers to displaying artwork to packing lunches!  It’s all covered here: Back to School: 10 Tips for a New […]

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Visits to the Dentist

In wake of Lilah’s recent accident and some routine scheduled cleanings for the rest of us, we’ve been to the dentist several times in the last two weeks.   I was reminded of this post I wrote awhile back about our first dental visit.  I was really nervous about it.  My kids don’t typically do well […]

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