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Our children’s brains are growing so rapidly, it’s almost scary! Most parents these days are extremely concerned with high achievement. Why? Because most parents believe that high achievement means you’re really smart. And if you’re really smart, you’re going to get into a good college. And if you get into a good college, you’re going […]

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Have you ever heard the sobering fact that we actually TEACH people how to treat us? From Dr. Phil (one of my favs): “You either teach people to treat you with dignity and respect, or you don’t. This means you are partly responsible for the mistreatment that you get at the hands of someone else. […]

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People send their children to preschool because they think it is the expected path and the only path. However, the following 10 reasons should be considered it you are thinking about sending your child to preschool. 10 Reasons to Send Your Child To Preschool: 1.  You want them to have a continually runny nose. 2.  You want […]

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Moo Moo, Brown Cow by Jakki Wood teaches more than what a cow says. 15 Social, Emotional & Cognitive Concepts Covered in Moo Moo, Brown Cow: 1.  names of animals 2.  visual examples of animals 3.  identifying animals 4.  proper names of baby animals 5.  names of colors 6.  visual examples of colors 7.  patterns in […]

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The school bus screeches, stops, diesel engine hisses as the door is opened. A minute later, the bus hisses again, gears grind and the  bus resumes down the road. Not that your preschooler would be taking a bus anyway, but your stomach does a flip and then a flop. You are happy to keep your child at home […]

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