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Getting in the Spirit: How to make more than just pie!

Thanksgiving is one of those taken for granted holidays and as well as getting in the spirit for it. It falls right between Halloween and Christmas, which let’s face it most kids love. It can be hard to get kids in the Thanksgiving spirit. Every year my kids learn about the first Thanksgiving. We read […]

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Best Books: Roller Girl

Books are wonderful, but many of today’s youth find it boring. Publishers and writers are fighting back, using different ways to get kids more interested in reading. One fantastic way is by creating more graphic novels, like Roller Girl. Graphic novels are not a new innovation, on the contrary, they have been around for nearly […]

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Dealing with Kids with Big Hearts

We have a birthday party coming up in our house. Our youngest will have his first birthday party where he invites his classmates. Our school has a rule that if you are inviting students from the classroom you have to invite everyone. My other children have never had an issue with this, but my youngest […]