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Summer fun and electronics; can there be a happy medium?

I can tell the summer-is-here excitement is already building for my kids. The sweet smell of freedom is in the air as they wait with baited breath for that last bell of the school year to ring. In my house, long, lazy … Continue reading

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Making Math Fun for Young Children (and Parents Too!)

Parents often confide in me their anxiety about helping their children with math once they start school.  Usually they are worried their own negative attitude and fear of math will be transferred to their children.  I always reassure them that … Continue reading

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The Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer — NOT!

It’s the lazy, hazy days of summer, and for a lot of kids this means catching up on television shows they missed during school, spending more time fighting aliens in video games, checking out what friends are doing on Facebook. … Continue reading

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