Category: Early Childhood Development

Maintaining Sanity through Routine

Whether you have kids in school, or child care or both, figuring out a routine that allows everyone to do what they need and want is important. To help with this,  enjoy the following guest blog from Carol Watson at http://www.nationalnannies.com/blog/30-blogs-that-help-parents-develop-and-maintain-a-family-routine/.  It’s no secret that kids thrive when they live in a relatively structured environment with […]

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Who are we really protecting?

Bear with me my friends, this week’s blog is a bit of a rant. This has been prompted by the fact that this weekend, while we were at our weekly family community swim, we were told (by a 23 year old lifeguard) we HAVE to be within arms reach of our son at ALL times […]

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Terrible Twos??? HA!! They lie!!

The phrase “Terrible Twos” is a big lie as far as I’m concerned. They twos are easy in comparison to the %(^&* Fours!!!  Age four is starting to make me consider working full time!!  Basically since Halloween and the onset of winter, DD has been utterly miserable to live with.  Everything “bugs” her. Winter boots, […]

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Finding the Little Graces.

Life can be totally crazy, and with being completely bogged down with to-do lists, errands, and jobs, it is easy to get mired in negativity and forget to see the good things in our lives. Sometimes all it takes is a change of mindset. To see the Grace in our lives. I suffer from S.A.D., […]

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Guest Blog: 10 Tips for Organizing the Kids Closets

This week’s blog post is guest posted by Maria at http://www.housekeeping.org/ – a service that matches you with housekeepers in your area!  Brilliant!  It’s amazing how much space kids can manage to take up with all of their belongings, despite their small size. Closet space, especially, always seems to be at a premium in the bedrooms of […]

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