Monthly Archives: February 2014

Book: Are You My Mother?

ARE YOU MY MOTHER? tells a very simple story for children to follow the baby bird’s quest as he asks everyone and everything he meets, “Are You My Mother?”. Advertisements

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What’s Trending: Should welfare programs pay more attention to dads?

Based on decades-old stereotypes that single mothers are raising children alone and single dads are “deadbeats,” the majority of U.S. anti-poverty programs almost exclusively serve women and children. Fathers bear the brunt. Read the full article here.

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Activity: Scooping Pom Poms

  We loved this toddlers activity at Buggy and Buddy.  Such a simple idea which inexpensive supplies and your little ones will be entertained and learning at the same time. 

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Bathroom Safety for Toddlers

The easiest way to avoid bathroom injuries is to make sure your baby can’t access bathrooms in your home without an adult.  Consider taking these precautions: Keep the bathroom door closed. Bathrooms can be dangerous for many reasons. The best way … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dragons Are Singing Tonight

An “excellent collection….Prelutsky and Sis…bring to life so many sorts of dragons: the large, the small, the ferocious, the technological, the gentle, the ominous, and the disconsolate. There’s a `just right’ quality to the verse that makes it a pleasure … Continue reading

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What’s Trending: 8 Natural Remedies to Soothe Kids’ Colds

We recently took a trip to visit family in Santa Fe New Mexico and my little niece was sick with a cold.  She was a trooper as we ventured around, but we could tell that she really didn’t feel good. … Continue reading

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Playgroup: Pots and Pans

                This week in Playgroup we read the book pots and pans to our little kiddos.  It is a “playful poem which celebrates the thrill of making noise.” ~Goodreads Then we let them … Continue reading

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