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BEGIN WITH BOOKS: Our Local Literacy Heroes

BEGIN WITH BOOKS: Our Local Literacy Heroes

On this day, Read Across America Day, we usually celebrate authors like Dr. Seuss (whose birthday was the choice for the annual reading celebration). Today, however, I would like to celebrate a different type of literacy hero, but first here is a little background. Many of your preschool-aged children might be receiving books from BEGIN […]

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Happy Trails; Tips for a Successful Journey Into Nature With Kids

Nature and an unpredictable toddler can blaze a trail of impending doom, but that bold leaping, hopping, skipping running stroll into the forest is worth it. There is learning around every corner. There are endless sights, colors and opportunity for exploration. A hike through a child’s eyes makes every leaf, pine cone and squirrel much […]

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February Finances: How to Save For Your Child’s College Education

February Finances: How to Save For Your Child’s College Education

*Special thanks to Laura Heape Brisson for writing this guest post on a very important topic for all families! Move over Valentine’s Day. The flowers and cards were nice, but don’t forget that February is also Financial Aid Awareness Month. No matter how old your children are, if you’re a parent like me then terms […]

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2017 Dream Guide

2017 Dream Guide

Jennie Allen is an author that I follow on Instagram. Right after Christmas she posted that she and her husband were working on their 2017 Dream Guide. This is something that she came up with and shared with her followers on her blog (jennieallen.com/blog). It’s a free resource to help organize and actually put your […]

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