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Picture Book Series: Part 1: 36 Picture Books that Teach Kids Life Skills

Regular library trips are an amazing budget-friendly learning tool for families. Do you ever check out picture books that to help with a behavior problem you are addressing at home? I didn’t, until my son became a Three-nager! One highly effecting positive parenting tool I know & love is “Taking time for Training”.  Which is …

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5 Homeschooling Tips to Save Your Sanity

Five Homeschooling tips to help you save your sanity. Homeschooling Tips # 1: Get Organized Use a Planner, Binder or Activity Calendar Try a Curriculum map *super helpful for multi-grade homeschooling Gather & organize your supplies so you only buy what you need Set up your environment for independence Give yourself a break! Homeschooling Tips # …

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Preschool Foundations: 10 Preschool Activities to Build Skills

  Preschool Foundations are (kind of) a big deal! What are preschool foundations? They are the beginning of academic skills and set the foundation for your child’s academic future! Don’t go printing out college applications right now or anything but do consider that your child’s first experiences with school are super important and shape their …

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