Toddler Tricks and Tips

Whoever said, ‘the days are long, but the years are short,’ must have spent big chunks of time keeping a toddler entertained. While raising young kids affords you the chance to, in many ways, be a kid again yourself, it can be a challenging time as you balance keeping them happy and keeping yourself sane.

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That’s Entertainment

“Every child has inside him an aching void for excitement and if we don’t fill it with something which is exciting and interesting and good for him, he will fill it with something which is exciting and interesting which isn’t good for him” -Theodore Roosevelt It’s true.  Kids left to their own devices often find

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First, the Hard Line

My mother was a schoolteacher.  She was the type of person that had a calm sense of authority about her.  She told me that when a new school year would start she was extremely strict with her students.  Usually the first four or five weeks were dedicated to showing the class that she meant business.

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The Summertime Blues

It is hard to believe that we are looking straight down the barrel of another summer.  Our kids are slowly losing control of themselves as the energy of the approaching summer overtakes them.  I have an increased respect for school teachers as the end of the year approaches.  How they manage to keep our kids

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Kid Friendly Ways to Beat the Summertime Blues

As summer is winding down, sometimes parents run out of ideas to keep the kids entertained.  Below is a list of some ideas that are low cost that can be fun for the whole family. Depending upon the developmental level of your children they may need to be modified to fit your needs. Sometimes local

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